Dr. Paul J. Mackoul, MD

Dr. Paul J. Mackoul, MD

Gynecologic Surgery | Male | 56 years old

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4.6
based on 134 total surveys (8 with reviews)
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in Glen Burnie, MD |
The surgeon answered my questions and assured me that all will be well and I can resume a normal lifestyle. Explained to me what would take place before and after surgery. Also explained and answered questions that my morning and afternoon caretakers had. The staff was always courteous, informative and respectful. They made me feel comfortable, although I did not know what to expect and was nervous about a procedure of this magnitude.
in Fairfax, VA |
He is not compassionate and spend the least amount of time with me. When contacted him after my surgery, it was an inconvenience to him. I do not recommend this Doctor.
Ms. Hoda, we are sorry you are not happy with your experience. During your pre-op consult with Dr. MacKoul, he spent a significant amount of time with you, even drawing a diagram of your condition. You were comfortable with the discussion and treatment plan, decided to move forward with surgery, and the procedure went very well. At your post-op consult, you have not expressed any concerns. Dr. MacKoul always ensures that patients are treated with respect and that their questions are addressed.
HICKORY |
Dr. MacKoul is a phenomenal surgeon. I dealt with fibroids for 18 years and Dr. MacKoul relieved me of this condition in a 1.5-hour, minimally-invasive surgery. The recovery was fast; I was driving in 5 days and back at work in 7. I cannot say enough about the professionalism of the staff and all who were involved with my care. If you have large fibroids and feel like an anomaly to your doctor, seek out Dr. MacKoul. He's a specialist with the heart and skill to help you. Be encourage!
Potomac, MD |
My 26 year old daughter went to see Dr. Mackoul for pelvic pain and his answer was to do a hysterectomy on her 3 months after she delivered her first baby. They found nothing wrong with her uterus and she is still having all her pain and can no longer have kids because of him. When she told him she still had pain, he brushed her off and said there was nothing more her could do for her and wouldn't see her anymore. His care of her was outrageous. He should be ashamed!!
Our records indicate that due to severe symptoms, the patient was seeking definitive treatment in the form of laparoscopic hysterectomy. Examination of the uterus has shown a condition that commonly causes pelvic pain. According to our protocol, patients with post-operative complications or pain always take priority. There may be many different reasons for the pain your daughter is experiencing at the moment and we would very much like the opportunity to get in touch and address any issues.
in Richmond, VA |
I had very large fibroids and was given the singular option of open abdominal hysterectomy by several OB/GYNs. Dr. MacKoul offered a choice of a minimally invasive myectomy or hysterectomy. I chose a hysterectomy, I am extremely pleased with the results,quality of life is 100% improved. Instead of 10" incision & 6 weeks recovery, I had a 1.5" incision and was able to walk a few miles in days. At 7 weeks, I consider myself completely recovered. I run, bike, swim, no pain & fatigue, no fibroids!
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I would, and have, recommend Dr. Paul MacKoul and The Center for Innovative GYN Care to any woman who needs a GYN procedure. I had a 19 pound fibroid, which required a hysterectomy. My surgery went smoothly, and my recovery was wonderful. I stopped taking pain pills after three days, was able to drive after a week, and was back to work in two weeks. Plus, my surgery was just before Christmas, yet didn't damper the holidays in the least. I am so happy and glad to feel back to myself.
in Burke, VA |
Dr. MacKoul and his entire team literally saved my life. I spent 4 years looking for an answer to explain all of my ailments, and Dr. MacKoul solved it in less than 4 minutes. After having a DualPortGYN?, minimally invasive laparoscopic hysterectomy I instantly felt better than I have in the past 23 years of my life. No hospital stay, no noticeable incisions of any kind on my body, but entire organs were removed. How amazing is that? 6 weeks recovery the old fashioned way, or 12 hours here.
in atlanta, ga |
The staff was so friendly, the ppl at Innovative surgery center went above and beyond to make sure I was taken care of! I came from Atl to Maryland to have Dr. Mackoul preform a laparoscopic myomectomy. I didn't like what I was being told in Atlanta! Dr. Mackoul called me and went over everything with me, his staff was extremely attentive, everything was set up before I got here. Dr. Mackoul was very thorough and my surgery went as planned. Everyone was amazing to me. I HIGHLY recommend him!
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Dr. Mackoul's Care Philosophy

Dedicated to the performance and advancement of minimally invasive GYN surgery.

Dr. Mackoul's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gynecologic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Gynecological Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Mackoul has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement 
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: OUT OF STATE CLAIM: MD. Reported by the Virginia Board of Medicine INCIDENT LOCATION: MARYLAND
    • State: Virginia
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    Board Actions

    Dr. Mackoul has 2 board actions

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    • Unprofessional Conduct (4/9/2015)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Maryland
    • Unprofessional Conduct (6/3/2014)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Maryland
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Why It Matters: Dr. Mackoul's Board Certifications

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  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Adenomyosis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
  • Dysplasia
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    Master Of Science, Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Center

    Graduated in 1985

    Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Maryland Medical Sciences

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Gyn Oncology, University Of North Carolina

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Bachelor Of Science, The College Of The Holy Cross

    Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Resection
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Prolapse Repair
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Resection of Pelvic Adhesion
  • Urethral Sling
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy

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