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Items of Interest to Our Patients

Welcome to our “in the news” page, which we’ve set up in hopes of providing you with helpful and interesting articles pertaining to our practice and some of the advanced treatments we offer. We believe that the more informed our patients are, the better. Because the more you know, the more you can ask – and the more you can ask, the more empowered you’ll be to make the decisions you make every day about your health. Click on any of the titles below to link to the full story, and feel free to call us at 813.782.7318 if you have any questions.

Get Control of Your Bladder: An Article on InterStim® Therapy

Mild, electrical impulses restore communication between your brain and your bladder resulting in fewer trips to the bathroom.

The days of staying home and close to the bathroom are over. Women suffering from urinary frequency incontinence have a new hope. Dr. John Ferlita, a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, offers InterStim Therapy to help women regain bladder control and get back to the activities they enjoy. InterStim Therapy, also called sacral neuromodulation, is an FDA-approved treatment performed in an outpatient setting.

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Surgery Means Less Pain, Little Scarring

Hysterectomies, among the most common reproductive surgeries for women, are undergoing a quiet revolution in the Tampa Bay area. Over the past 15 years at Dade City’s Pasco Regional Medical Center, Dr. John Ferlita and another local physician have used advanced, minimally invasive, surgical techniques to perform more than 5,000 laparoscopic hysterectomies.

To Meet Our Patients’ Needs

Urogynecology has answers for some of women’s most embarrassing health problems.

By: Kit Ingalls

A cough, a sneeze, even a laugh. For women suffering from stress incontinence, that’s all it takes to turn a pleasant moment into a nightmare. They leak. Either they have to clean themselves and change or they stay, their wet clothing a continuous reminder of the humiliation.