Catholic Health Services specializes in personalized gynecologic oncology treatment to help patients make the best choices for the best possible outcomes.
Pankaj K. Singhal, MD, MS, MHCM, FACOG, is system chairman of obstetrics and gynecology/women's health initiatives for Catholic Health Services and chief of gynecologic oncology for Good Samaritan Hospital
Medical Center. He is a Surgical Review Corporation-accredited Surgeon of Excellence with Good Samaritan's Center of Excellence designations in Robotic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Gynecology. He has cared for thousands of patients with gynecologic issues since joining CHS in 2016.
In 2018, under his leadership, Good Samaritan Hospital received approval for a Gynecology Oncology Fellowship program - one of two programs on Long Island and the only program in the U.S. based in a community hospital.
What is gynecologic oncology?
Gynecologic oncology focuses on the treatment of precancerous and cancer conditions of the female reproductive system.
Five major types of gynecologic cancers:
Why choose CHS?
CHS's gynecology oncologists provide comprehensive care from diagnosis to treatment to surgery. They will determine the best course of treatment for precancerous cells, cancer cells or tumors.
They are highly skilled in identification of the precise stage and type of cancer, which is critical to creating customized treatment plans for patients.
CHS offers non-surgical and surgical options. Minimally invasive surgery options include laparoscopy techniques and state-of-the-art robotics.
Advanced procedures benefit the patient:
- Less blood loss
- Less pain
- Quicker recovery
- Reduced risk for complications
- Smaller incisions