Clinical trial turns up the heat on uterine fibroids

    Clinical trial turns up the heat on uterine fibroids

    The University of Mississippi Medical Center is one of 25 hospitals participating in the Sonata™ (Sonography-Guided Transcervical Ablation) study, a clinical device trial to treat uterine fibroids.“You deliver heat energy directly to the fibroids, which can dry and shrink them,” said Dr. Jay Hudgens, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and lead investigator for the UMMC study site.Uterine fibroids are clusters of muscle cells that grow faster than their neighbors.  As many as 80...


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  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has a proud heritage of providing the finest care to all women, while serving as the leader in education and research in the region. The University serves as the primary referral site for the most complicated obstetrical and gynecologic patients throughout the entire state.

    Wiser Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is a dedicated women’s hospital that tailors care to meet the unique requirements of women in all stages of their life. Wiser Hospital has the only dedicated women’s emergency/urgent care unit in the state.

    The University Center for Maternal and Fetal Care, that provides collaborative care between Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists and pediatric specialists and surgeons, is the only unit for advanced diagnosis and treatment in the state.

    Our physicians are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise in obstetrics and gynecology. All subspecialties are represented, including maternal-fetal medicine, reproductive endocrine and infertility, gynecologic oncology, urogynecology, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, as well as minimally invasive surgery and advanced obstetrical and gynecologic ultrasound. Our physicians serve in leadership positions of numerous national organizations, including the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, AAGL, and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

    Our residency program is recognized as one of the finest in the region, training the majority of obstetricians and gynecologists in Mississippi, as well as recognized experts throughout the country. It offers experience in caring for some of the most challenging obstetrical patients, as well as vast experience in gynecologic surgery. This balance is unique among residency training programs.


    Our mission is to be the leader in quality and compassionate care for women throughout their life, through excellence in clinical care, innovative research, and exceptional education. As the only University-based program in Mississippi we serve as a resource for physicians and patients in our community, the state, and the region.

    “Expert care with compassionate hearts and capable hands.”