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About Dr. Kevin O'Neil
Dr. O'Neil is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and is particularly interested in pelvic/vaginal reconstructive surgery, urogynecology and minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery.
Entries by Dr. Kevin O'Neil
There is an old saying in Medicine, “Medice, cura te ipsum”, which in English means, “Physician, heal thyself.” This doesn’t mean that as a physician I can’t go to the doctor or that I have to perform surgery on myself. What it does mean to me is that as a physician I should set a […]
Kegel’s, or Pelvic Floor Exercises, are a way for women to improve their symptoms of urinary incontinence and or early pelvic organ prolapse. These exercises will improve the tone of the muscles of the pelvic floor.
It’s flu season again and time for just about everyone to get a flu shot. The CDC recommends that everyone, with very few exceptions, ages six months and older get vaccinated against the flu. Because the virus that causes the flu changes from year to year, it is necessary to get a new vaccination every […]
These 12 fast facts 12 about urinary incontinence is helpful for understanding.
In the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology, there are currently 3 recognized, (board-certified), sub-specialties. These are: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and Gynecologic Oncology. This year however, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), together with the American Board of Urology (ABU) are recognizing through a board certification process those physicians who devote […]
I Laughed So Hard, Tears Ran Down My Leg That was a quote from a sign I saw on vacation last summer. While we read it and laugh, we all know what it means. “How’s your bladder working? ” is a common question that I ask patients in the office.
I’m often asked by my patients whether they can eat certain foods, drink alcohol, be around people who smoke or smoke themselves, etc. Whenever I’m asked these questions, I apply what I call the “Two-year old rule.” I ask the patient to imagine that their baby is already born and is two years old, sitting […]
As a physician, I believe that I wear many hats. Among them are: healer, teacher and student. Since joining MacArthur OB/GYN in 2011, I found that one way to combine these hats into one was by becoming a clinical investigator on the research studies that our office participates in. The impetus for MacArthur OB/GYN to […]
About a year ago, I was in private practice by myself, covering both my practice and that of my partner, Dr. Wollenman, who was ill and recently passed away this July. I was visited by a representative from Intuitive Surgical who asked if I had any interest in learning about robotic surgery. My first reaction […]
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