Dr. Peter Guirguis M.D., OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Dr. Peter Guirguis M.D.

OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

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464 77th Street Brooklyn New York, 11209
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About

Dr. Peter Guirguis is an obstetrician-gynecologist practicing in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Guirguis specializes in women's health, particularly the female reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, Dr. Guirguis can treat a number of health issues related to the vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and breasts. Dr Guirguis can also treat women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. In this specialty, doctors focus on reproductive care from puberty through adulthood.

Education and Training

MD at Syracuse University

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine 2007

Board Certification

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Provider Details

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Dr. Peter Guirguis M.D.
Dr. Peter Guirguis M.D.'s Expert Contributions
  • What is cerclage?

    A cerclage is a suture that is placed circumferentially around the cervix in the hopes of strengthening a cervix that has been proven to be weak in the past (multiple previous pregnancy losse). It is meant to be a physical method to keep the cervix long and closed. When done in a preventative manner in the right context, they are quite successful. READ MORE

  • How can I differentiate between implantation bleeding and periods?

    Implantation bleeding often happens between 5-8 weeks of pregnancy. By that time, you have already "missed" a period and many women are aware that they are pregnant. The bleeding would also be significantly different than that of a regular period. To be safe, any abnormal bleeding should be evaluated by a woman's health specialist. READ MORE

  • Vaginal delivery after cesarean

    A trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) is certainly still attempted now as it has been in the past. Many factors play into why one may or may not attempt a trial of labor after a prior cesarean. These include but are not limited to: the type of incision she had on her uterus, the reason for her prior cesarean, how much time elapsed between her last surgery and her current pregnancy and the capability of the delivering hospital to perform an emergency cesarean should one be needed. There are other factors involved in the decision making so ultimately, a discussion between her and her provider is necessary to determine whether she is a good candidate for TOLAC or not. Many women still attempt TOLACs and with great success so long as they are good candidates in a safe medical setting. READ MORE

  • Why am I bleeding after my pap?

    This is a very common occurrence and often is not the result of anything harmful. If your pap smear results are normal then you do not need to worry about cervical cancer or pre-cursors to it. There may be an infection of the cervix, a benign polyp or simply increased sensitivity of the cervix to trauma. The more important question is why you are getting a pap smear every 6 months. We have generally moved away from such frequent screening in recent years. I would bring up your concerns to your provider. READ MORE

  • What's the earliest I can get a mammogram?

    Hi, Most women should start screening mammograms at age 40 or 10 years younger than the youngest affected family member. With your specific family history however, it is possible that your family may carry a gene mutation which increases your risk of developing cancer beyond that of the general population. I would recommend genetic testing for either your mother or grandmother and then specific screening recommendations for you based on their results. If your primary care physician or Ob/Gyn is not familiar with these tests or guidelines then feel free to come in for a consultation and I will gladly assist you. READ MORE

  • Did my dental x-rays harm my baby? (first trimester)

    Dental X-rays are not harmful to a pregnancy, especially with the correct shielding in place. Nothing to worry about. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

General Women's Health

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local Lecturing -

Treatments

  • Fibroids
  • Pregnancy
  • High Blood Pressure (hypertension)
  • Vaginitis
  • Pain
  • Urinary Tract Infection (uti)

Residency

  • University of Connecticut

Internships

  • University of Connecticut

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

What do you attribute your success to?

  • The good people he works with and the patients he takes care of.

Favorite professional publications

  • Green Journal, Gray Journal

Hospital Affiliations

  • New York Methodist Hospital
  • Staten Island University Hospital

Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Peter Guirguis M.D.'s Practice location

464 77th Street -
Brooklyn, New York 11209
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Dr. Peter Guirguis M.D. has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 1 patient. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.
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    He is the best doctor I ever visit.

Media Releases

Peter Guirguis graduated with his undergraduate degree from Tufts University in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He then earned his Medical Degree in 2007 from SUNY- Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. Thereafter, he completed his internship and Ob/Gyn residency at the University of Connecticut in affiliation with Hartford hospital.

Dr. Guirguis is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as certified in robotic surgery. He remains a professional member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Guirguis currently works as an Ob/Gyn physician in his family private practice, Guirguis OB/GYN, where he specializes in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. He is affiliated with New York Methodist Hospital and Staten Island University Hospital.

Obstetrics and gynecology is a broad and diverse branch of medicine that encompasses two subspecialties: obstetrics (pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period) and gynecology (primary healthcare for women). Obstetrician/Gynecologists are physicians who possess special knowledge, skills and professional capability in the medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system and associated disorders, thereby enabling them to serve as consultants to other physicians and as primary physicians for women. Dr. Guirguis has vast experience in several areas relating to his line of work, particular General Women’s Health. He attributes his success to the good people he works with and to the patients he takes care of.

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