Since graduating in 1999 from the University of California- San Diego, Dr. Peyman Banooni has dedicated his life to the treatment and care of women throughout the stages of their lives. Dr. Banooni completed his OB/GYN residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in June of 2003 and now Peyman Banooni MD Inc. is associated with the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs which have formed in or on the ovaries. Frequently cysts are benign, or non-cancerous, and many will dissipate on their own. However, some cysts can cause pain, and though it is rare, some may be cancerous. Some women’s ovaries produce multiple small cysts, which is known as polycystic ovary syndrome and this can cause problems within the ovaries and when trying to become pregnant.
Commonly, ovarian cysts are caused by:
Cysts which do not go away, grow in size, cause pain, or look unusual on an ultrasound may need to be removed via surgery. It is estimated that approximately, 5-10% of women undergo surgery to remove a cyst. If surgery is required to remove a cyst, it may be performed one of two ways:
Our practice has agreements in place with most major insurance companies, but if you are a new patient it is advisable that you contact our office in advance so we may address any coverage issues. Please note that our practice does not accept HMO insurance carriers.
For services either not fully covered by your health insurance provider, or for visits that are only partially covered by your insurance company we typically bill you separately.
Of course we recognize that often times when it comes to healthcare patients are processing many different thoughts, feelings and emotions. We aim to make our billing as transparent and clear as possible but should you have ANY questions regarding a bill received by our office please feel comfortable contacting us.
Further, in advance of a visit, should you have ANY questions regarding either what might or might not be covered by your insurance company we strongly encourage you to call our offices and we will be happy to review with you.
"I cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr. Banooni and his office. I am so happy to have him as my doctor!"
"Dr. Banooni is one of the BEST OBGYN's out there! I have been going to him for over 7 years now and he has always been very professional, attentive, and caring."
"Dr Banooni took care of me during a hard period in my life. He was very knowledgeable, caring, and assertive during the whole process. I would not go to anyone else."