MRgFUS Table & MRI Machine
Dr. Fischer & Dr. Muthupillai with the MRgFUS unit
Dr. Fischer operating the MRgFUS console during one of the research studies
MRgFUS primary investigators, Dr. Fischer and Dr. Robert Zurawin operating the console during a research study
Contact Dr. Fischer directly and ask a question about Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). Dr. Fischer will reply as soon as possible, but a response may take a day or two. You may also contact our office directly if your needs are more time sensitive.
Please fill out the form below to request an appointment or consultation with Dr. Fischer to discuss Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). Please be aware that some insurance plans (primarily HMOs) require a referral from your primary care physician or gynecologist prior to scheduling this appointment. Please contact us directly should you have any questions concerning your insurance or if your needs are more time sensitive at 832-355-4112.
If you would like to send an email to Mindy please fill out the form below. Be sure to provide detailed information so that we may quickly respond to your request. If you require immediate attention please call Mindy directly at 832-355-9122.
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How expensive is UFE? What about MRgFUS?
Are there any types of fibroids that cannot be treated with UFE or MRgFUS?
How do I know if I am a candidate for uterine fibroid embolization or MRgFUS?
Do fibroids grow back after UFE or MRgFUS?
How long until I can return to work after UFE or MRgFUS?
What happens to the normal uterine tissue after uterine fibroid embolization?
What is an interventional radiologist and why doesn't my gynecologist offer these procedures?
What symptoms do fibroids cause?
How long will it take for my symptoms to resolve following UFE or MRgFUS?
What happens to the fibroids after UFE or MRgFUS?
If I would like to maintain fertility, can I still be a candidate for UFE or MRgFUS?
How long do the UFE and MRgFUS procedures take?
What type of follow-up is required after UFE and MRgFUS?
Will my insurance cover uterine fibroid embolization and MR guided focused ultrasound?
What happens to the small particles used during the UFE procedure?
Do I need a referral from my gynecologist or primary care physician to make an appointment with Dr. Fischer?
How successful are UFE and MRgFUS in controlling symptoms caused by fibroids?
Are UFE or MRgFUS painful?
How much radiation exposure is there with UFE or MRgFUS?
Must I have a gynecologist to undergo UFE or MRgFUS?
How are fibroids diagnosed?
Are UFE and MRgFUS safe procedures?
Can UFE or MRgFUS be used to treat other conditions such as endometriosis or adenomyosis?