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Lafayette OB-GYN

Franciscan Physician Network - Lafayette OB-GYNLafayette Obstetrics & Gynecology was established in 1991 to provide comprehensive healthcare for women of all ages.

Dr. Daniel J. Wickert, Dr. Jon M. Hoversland and Dr. Erin Ramirez and staff provide wellness exams, urodynamics studies, infertility work-ups, family planning, and pregnancy care (including high-risk). We treat gynecological problems and offer laparoscopic surgical procedures. Our staff is comprised of authorized, registered nurse practitioners, a certified ultrasonographer, registered nurses and a certified surgical technician.

Our facility includes on-site laboratory services, obstetric and gynecologic ultrasounds, patient education, and minor surgical procedures.

Two new, minimally invasive choices are available for your consideration for the treatment of excessive menstrual bleeding; the NovaSure endometrial ablation or Hydro ThermAlbator (HTA) have the potential to offer:

  • An alternative to hysterectomy or other major surgical procedures
  • An office procedure
  • Decreased recovery period and less need for general anesthesia
  • Fewer significant harmful side effects.

Speak with your doctor if you have questions about the NovaSure and HTA and to understand these new treatment methods for excessive menstrual bleeding.

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Prestigious COEMIG designation

When patients see the COEMIG seal, they know they are getting the highest quality of gynecological care right here in Lafayette
-Dr. Wickert.

Dr. Jon Hoversland and Dr. Daniel Wickert, along with the Surgery Center at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health, have been designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG). The COEMIG program is an AAGL initiative focusing on improving the safety and quality of gynecology patient care and lowering overall costs associated with successful treatment.

To earn the COEMIG designation, doctors and hospitals demonstrate a committed partnership to deliver safe and evidence-based minimally invasive gynecologic surgical care.

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The designation followed a rigorous site evaluation process, done at the hospital's request, and conducted by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, through the Surgical Review Corporation.

Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health met the 10 Center of Excellence site requirements, while Dr. Hoversland and Dr. Wickert, met the six physician stipulations for certification. The certification has been offered since 2010 in an effort to improve quality of care.