Gynecologic oncology services in Miami
Dr. Ricardo Estape is dedicated to the physical and emotional well-being of women with gynecologic cancers and complex gynecological problems. Our dedicated team of caregivers also includes Eric and Robert Estape, two nurse practitioners with over 52 years of combined experience. These clinicians have dedicated their careers to improving the lives of the patients they treat.
South Florida gynecologic oncology specialists
At HCA Florida Institute for Gynecologic Oncology, our specialists are committed to providing superior, patient-centered care to Miami and the surrounding South Florida communities. In addition to gynecologic oncology care, we offer gynecologic oncologist-guided chemotherapy, advanced minimally invasive and robotic surgeries, genetic screening, molecular profiling and a host of targeted therapies.
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About HCA Florida Institute for Gynecologic Oncology
The providers and staff at HCA Florida Institute of Gynecologic Oncology are committed to providing exceptional gynecologic and gynecologic oncology care to every patient.
Personalized gynecologic oncology treatment
Our goal is to treat every patient with the utmost professionalism, competence and care. We strive to provide a caring environment driven by personalized medical care of the highest standards.
Conditions we treat
In addition to treating gynecologic cancers and masses, our specialists treat a variety of cervical diseases and pelvic floor disorders. Conditions of the pelvic region can be debilitating and are sometimes under diagnosed or overlooked. Any of these conditions can cause chronic pain, heavy bleeding and other disabling symptoms. Other organs can be affected as well and include the vagina, ovaries and fallopian tubes.
The conditions we treat include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Adenomyosis (thickening of the uterine tissue lining)
- Cancers, including cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, vulvar
- Congenital and acquired abnormalities
- Endometriosis (non-cancerous uterine lining growths)
- Excessive pelvic bleeding
- Fibroids (non-cancerous uterine wall growths)
- Ovarian masses
- Pelvic congestion (varicose veins in the lower abdomen)
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Prolapse (falling of the uterus or vagina)
- Sarcoma (rare cancer in bones, fat or muscle)
- Urinary stress incontinence
Our available diagnostic and laboratory testing procedures include:
- Bone density testing
Services we provide
We provide a host of gynecologic oncology services, from nonsurgical to minimally invasive surgical treatments, including:
- Advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery
- Robotic hysterectomy
- Robotic myomectomy
- Robotic transabdominal cerclage
Other services we offer
Apart from traditional gynecologic oncology care, we also offer several supplementary nonmedical services to ensure the maximum amount of treatment for our patients. These services include:
- General gynecologic care
- Cancer support groups
- Genetic counselling
- Menopause management
- Fitness and nutrition
Our office also has an experienced chemotherapy coordinator in Julio DelValle, RN. Julio will help manage and arrange your chemotherapy at any of our infusion centers, as well as ensuring that your healing and recovery is accomplished in a quiet, private setting.
Robotic gynecologic nurse
Our care team also includes Barbara Yuen, RN, an experienced robotic gynecologic nurse who has assisted Dr. Estape with over 7,000 cases. She has been working with Dr. Estape for over 20 years and will help guide your operative experience.
Patient care is our first priority, and we're committed to making your experience as convenient as possible. Learn more about the resources available to our patients.