Robotics.Surgery

 

Gynecologic Oncology

Herbert Gretz MD

Robotic Sentinel Lymph node mapping

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

The Gynecologic Cancer Treatment Center at White Plains Hospital offers treatment for cancers of the female reproductive system including:

Ovarian cancer
Fallopian tube cancer
Primary peritoneal cancer
Endometrial cancer
Cervical cancer
Uterine cancer
Vulvar cancer
Gestational trophoblastic disease
Complex benign surgical conditions

Our team of physicians provides the full spectrum of care, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, palliative care. Our surgeons are highly experienced and provide a variety of treatments, such as:

Laparoscopic Surgery
Minimally invasive robotic techniques
Single-port approach
Same-day surgery for many surgery patients

The Gynecologic Oncology Team is one of the regional leaders in oncology care for women with cancers of the breast and female reproductive tract.

We recognize time is an important factor when faced with a serious medical condition. Our diagnostic and treatment centers provide efficient services throughout the care pathway.

Our approach to treatment includes:

Determining and understanding the diagnosis. A correct diagnosis is critical for determining an treatment plan.


Patient-centered care. Our health care team will work with you to evaluate the various treatment options and determine the most appropriate plan of care. Together, we consider the nature of the problem to be treated, the patient's general medical condition and the patient's goals and expectations.

Our Team Members

Gynecologic Oncologist
Medical Oncologist
Radiation Oncologist
Care Managers
Palliative Care Providers
Genetic Counselors
Primary Care Providers and other Specialists


Together we treat the entire patient and not just the cancer, which makes a tremendous difference. Our team of renowned physicians creates a personalized treatment plans for each patient. Our patients are supported by the entire WestMed Group throughout their journey


If you are diagnoses with a gynecologic tumor the importance of being treated by a gynecologic oncologist cannot be stressed enough. According to numerous medical studies, there are significant advantages for women who are managed, operated on and treated by a gynecologic oncologist.

Call for a consultation today. 914-305-2730

Near INfra red imaging



The da Vinci surgical system is a minimally invasive option for patients facing surgery. With the da Vinci system, surgeons make just a few small incisions - similar to traditional laparoscopy.


With special imaging technology the da Vinci System allows doctors to identify sentinel lymph nodes.


In some cases, dye is injected into the cervix before surgery. During surgery Firefly is used to identify the lymph node know as the sentinel lymph node. In the case below the lymph node was positive for malignant cells.

















 

Dedicated to Quality

Our mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care, patient centered care in order to optimize the outcome for the patient.





Herbert Gretz MD

Clinical Professor OBGYN

Icahn School of Medicine

at Mount Sinai

 

Dr. Gretz has been performing laparoscopic hysterectomy and robotic procedures since 2005. Dr Gretz was the first surgeon in Westchester and Fairfield county to perform a robotic single site hysterectomy.


Dr. Gretz leads the robotics surgery program at WestMed and is the Director of Gynecologic Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery program at White Plains Hospital. 


Dr Gretz is a global leader and innovator in gynecologic surgery. He is a Clinical Professor of Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He specializes in gynecologic oncology & minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Gretz has performed thousands of surgical procedures in the management of benign and malignant conditions.