Dr. Paul Mackoul, MD

Gynecologic Surgery •  Male • Age 54
  
Dr. Mackoul
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The Center for Innovative GYN Care

325 Claremont Ave Ste 100 Montclair, NJ 07042

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Dr. Paul Mackoul, MD is a gynecologic surgery specialist in Montclair, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Master Of Science, Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Center in 1985 and specializes in gynecologic surgery, oncology, and more.


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After not knowing for almost 3 years that I could feel better, Dr. Mackoul offered me an option that turned out to be a life changer. He is knowledgeable, professional and answers all your questions. He gave me his list of pros and cons related to certain options and encouraged me to do some research before making a decision. First time I've ever had a doctor ask me to advocate for myself! It was awesome. The surgery I had was very easy, recovery was also pretty easy and quick. I cannot explain the amazing difference this has made to my life. No more pain, swelling, constant bleeding, or days where I am so sick I can't leave the house.
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Kelli G – Jan 02, 2020
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Dr. Paul Mackoul is a Gynecological Surgeon that's a medical expert, skilled with the knowledge in his field to literally change a woman's life. His expertise is on the Highest Bar of Excellence. I'm 63 years old, I recently had two procedures done by Dr. Mackoul, a Hysteroscopy D&C and a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy. He drew a picture of a Uterus and explained to me what he plans to do and what my recovery time would be for both procedures. I knew then he was the right Doctor for me. My surgery recovery was right on point with what I was told. In honestly 2 weeks I felt like a new person, I was able to drive, go to the store, light cleaning, etc. The two small incisions healed completed for me 2 1/2 weeks. I'm the culprit of that slight delay, I'm sure because of how I felt I overexerted myself by being too busy. May God continue to bless him, so he can continue to bless others. Thanks and sincere appreciation with love to Dr. Paul Mackoul!
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CC in Silver Spring, MD – Dec 12, 2019
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Dr. MacKoul is a master of his craft and cares about the well-being of his patients.
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Dec 06, 2019
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I had two surgeries performed by Dr. MacKoul and his staff in less than 7 months. I must say the bedside manner and ongoing assistance provided was world-class on both occasions. The first surgery in August 2018, he removed 45 fibroids! From the size of a pea up to the size of a cantelope. Unfortunately, my desire to preserve my fertility was short lived, as I developed a condition that I was fully aware could happen, and have to have a hysterectomy a few months later. The service I received in March 2019, was on par with my previous experience. Thanks to Dr. MacKoul, I am relieved of years of pain from fibroids and heavy cycles.
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Sep 30, 2019
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Pleased with the result of my Laproscopic Hysterctomy. My recovery went very well. Minimal pain and bleeding. I rested and then returned to work after 1 week and returned to physical fitness routine (weights and cardio) after a month. I am +60 days post op and feeling great!
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PJBL – Sep 21, 2019
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I was diagnosed with adenomyosis, fibroids & uterine polyps. I suffered from severe pain, heavy bleeding & anemia. I had to rearrange my entire life around the disease & was very miserable. I searched the net for hysterectomy & found CIGC. I had my consultation with Dr. Paul MacKoul (Ma-Kool). I traveled to Secaucus, NJ to have the surgery at the Center for Modern Surgery. Surgery took less than 1 hour. 2 hours recovery. I had 2 small incisions, 1 in my belly button & 1 above the pubic area. Back to work in 2 weeks. Doing normal activities without pain. It was better than I had expected. I regret waiting a year. Ladies, if you are sure you don’t want to have any more children & are seriously considering a hysterectomy contact CIGC. Dr. MacKoul is an outstanding laparoscopic gyn surgeon utilizing state-of-the-art technique. I feel amazing & I’m living life again! God bless Dr. MacKoul & the CIGC staff. I’m so grateful for their help. I can’t thank them enough for giving me back my life!
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D.M. – Sep 15, 2019
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Dr. Mackoul was terribly sub-par during my initial surgical consult for a myomectomy. Despite arriving before my appt. time, I was seen almost one hour after my appt. time & the visit with him was extremely brief. Rather than reading my actual file to get a synopsis of my medical history, he merely looked at my MRI report and started firing off at me about why I had waited so "long" to address my uterine fibroids. He then went on a rant about how OBGYNs have a "wait and see" approach with fibroids and instead should be doing transvaginal for every annual exam. Um...what?! My husband & I attempted to redirect the discussion to be more solutions-oriented, yet Mackoul kept circling back to his pointless rant. Needless to say, I refused to let this man operate on my uterus and I am completely happy with that decision. I opted for minimally invasive procedure with a skilled surgeon at JHU Hospital with whom I had a night/day experience compared to this dreadful one with Mackoul.
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Aug 22, 2019
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First of all, I want to thank Dr. Paul and his wonderful team for the outstanding care provided to me! You are truly a blessing to me and to so many other women. A little bit of my story. I have was diagnosed with having mayomas as back in 2013. During that time I became anemic, causing me to suffer with great iron deficiency. Every month I was burdened with incredibly heavy bleeding, low energy and also back pain from the pressure of the growths. I couldn't even tolerate a short walk. During the past 3 years I gained weight because of the growths. Holding my urine for more than 15 minutes became a difficult task. My enlarge uterus was constantly pushing on my bladder. When I went to my first doctor, I was advised to have an open Myomectomy. I cringed at the thought of having a long and ugly scar after that. So I told him that I needed a second opinion. One of my colleges recommended Dr. Paul. After surgery. I seriously experienced a miracle with a new uterus. Dr. Paul removed a tot
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Inna in VA – Aug 15, 2019
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The visit was smooth! Dr. Mackoul was phenomenal! Very patient, understanding and informative! He helped me when no one else could!
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LHam – Aug 03, 2019
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I am very pleased with my decision to go see Dr. Mackoul. I received treatment immediately, I needed a biopsy and that was scheduled on a Wednesday, the Port Hysterectomy was done the following Monday, was home in three hours, and back to work the next Friday. After having two open surgeries and two C Sections, I had tons of scare tissue, I really did not believe that I was a candidate for any laproscopic surgery and was doomed to open surgery to resolve my pain. Dr. MacKoul made me feel confident of his skills and I trusted him. and I am really happy I did. I know if I had my regular Gyno Dr. perform this surgery I would have had bladder issues and definitely had open surgery. No Bladder issues by the way.
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Jul 23, 2019
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I recently had a hysterectomy performed by Dr. MacKoul, and I highly recommend Dr. MacKoul and the Center (Center Innovative GYN Care) to any woman. From the first consultation, through to the surgical procedure, follow up, and finally, my post-op appointment, I was totally satisfied with the service I received. Dr. MacKoul was very kind and patient to address my health concerns. He also understood the gravity of a woman making the decision to have such a surgery performed. He was very patien
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SageofGrace – Nov 15, 2018
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Dr. Mackoul is a very skilled surgeon! I am 2 months post op, and my recovery was great void of any complications. I was walking 1.5 miles twice a day in my second week of recovery, and 3 miles straight in the third. I owe this to Dr. MacKoul's knowledge and surgical skills which are truly a blessing to women's health. I highly recommend anyone in need of any kind of gynecological surgery to make the trip to see Dr. Mackoul. It will be the best decision you have ever made for your health care.
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none – May 26, 2018
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Coming to him for a 2nd opinion was the best decision I've made. W/i 3 min of looking at ultrasound results, asked if I had back pain: 1st of 3 doctors to see that fibroids were pressing on nerves. He drew pics of where my fibroids were & how surgery would work. After the 1st GYN said I needed a full abdominal incision, he put me at ease. "This is the easiest case I've seen all week; it's a breath of fresh air!" Surgery took a little over an hour, I was home the same night, driving 6 days later.
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Pasadena – Apr 08, 2018
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My OB-GYN did not feel comfortable with anything other than an abdominal hysterectomy. I searched all other options and physicians till I found Dr. MacKoul. Three little incisions and I was out shopping 2 days later. Traveled from out of state but it was well worth the time.
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C. Holmes in Virginia – Mar 27, 2018
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Dr. Mackoul was the only person willing to help me. I was aware of my genetic issues, knew I did not want to jump through hoops in trying to fix the problem with things that were not guaranteed, and I knew I did not want to pass my genes on. Unfortunately, at 24, it took me 5 years to find a doctor who would help me. Dr. Mackoul is the best of the best. I only had to travel 5 hours to see him. If I had to though, I would travel across the world. 2 tiny incisions that cannot be seen! Healed quick
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Ashlyn Canino in NC – Mar 07, 2018
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Wait time can be long, but it is so worth it. He’s busy and there’s a reason for that - he’s an excellent doctor.
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Jan 03, 2018
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Dr. Mackoul is a phenomenal physician and he has given me my life back! I suffered from multiple and large uterine fibroids for over 16 years. My previous GYN stated that I could only have an abdominal HYST to treat this condition due to the size of my uterus and location of the fibroids. This comes with a 6 to 8 week recovery and a large scar which was unacceptable in my book. Bottom line my recovery time was less than 2 wk and I only have a small scar less than an inch. Thank you Dr. Mackoul!!
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D. Gardner in Fort Worth – Dec 08, 2017
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I was looking for specialty care; particularly a minimally invasive treatment for my fibroid removal. I also split time between the US and Africa and needed a treatment that accommodated my travel schedule. Fertility was a major consideration for me as well and Dr. Mackoul was very keen on providing care and advice consistent with my near-term reproductive health goals.
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Brooklyn, NY – Nov 12, 2017
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I hope you don't find yourself needing a hysterectomy with ovary removal, but if you do, this is the doctor you want. Dr. MacKoul literally changed my life. I had my surgery in September for severe endometriosis plus uterine fibroids and adenomyosis (the last two were bonus finds in pathology). I am finally living a pain-free life and making peace with my body. I also traveled for this surgery and wouldn't change a thing about it. So worth it to regain your life.
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Kate in Austin, TX – Nov 11, 2017
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Dr Mackoul was the best surgery was a success and very less pain the staff in the office were great treat you like family I suggest anyone having issues or problems to call and make an appointment very professional
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Tonya Ridgell in St. Mary’s City md – Nov 03, 2017
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About Me

Dedicated to the innovation of unparalleled laparoscopic GYN techniques that change women's lives. Dr. MacKoul's personalized approach to complex GYN conditions has patients back on their feet in days rather than weeks.

Specialties

  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Oncology

Education

1995
Gyn Oncology, University Of North Carolina
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University of Maryland Medical Sciences
Residency Hospital
1989
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
Master Of Science, Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Center
Medical School
1982
Bachelor of Science, The College of the Holy Cross
Undergraduate School

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The Center for Innovative GYN Care

The Center for Innovative GYN Care325 Claremont Ave Ste 100 Montclair, NJ 07042
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Manhattan Office352 7th Ave Rm 1202 New York, NY 10001
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Reston Office1860 Town Center Dr Ste 255 Reston, VA 20190
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Rockville Office3206 Tower Oaks Blvd Ste 200 Rockville, MD 20852
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Holy Cross Hospital

Silver Spring, MD

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)