Hysterectomy

Read Our Report:

Hysterectomy Report and Recommendations (Adopted January 2018)

Hysterectomy is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the United States, but rates are highly variable based on location. This workgroup started meeting in March 2017 to look at evidence-based indications for hysterectomy as well as best practice for route and use of robotics.

Supporting Materials:

Letter from the Health Care Authority Accepting Hysterectomy Recommendations

Hysterectomy Charter and Roster

 

Name Title Organization
Pat Kulpa, MD,MBA Medical Director Regence BlueShield
Sharon Kwan, MD, MS Interventional Radiologist University of Washington Medical Center
John Lenihan, MD Medical Director of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery MultiCare Health System
Jennie Mao, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Washington Medical Center
Rachelle McCarty, MPH Patient Advocate
Sarah Prager, MD Chair Washington State Section of ACOG
Kevin Pieper, MD Chief, Women’s and Children’s Providence Regional Medical Center Everett
Kristin Riley, MD, FACOG Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Washington Medical Center
Jeanne Rupert, DO, PhD (Chair)  Family Physician One Medical
Anita Showalter, DO, FACOOG Associate Professor and Chair, Women’s Health Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Susan Warwick, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology Kaiser Permanente