Laura A. Douglass, MD

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, OB/GYN | More

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

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Laura Douglass, MD, completed a fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, gaining expertise in robotic, advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures. She is passionate about providing safe, effective surgical approaches that are least invasive and tailored to each woman’s needs.

Dr. Douglass provides comprehensive gynecologic care for women. Her clinical interests include the management of abnormal uterine bleeding, tubal or ovarian cysts and uterine fibroids. She further specialized her practice by receiving international training and mentorship in São Paulo, Brazil with an emphasis on providing fertility sparing surgical treatment for women with endometriosis. In 2015, she assisted in the implementation of laparoscopy in the obstetrics and gynecology department at a medical center in American Samoa. 

Additionally, Dr. Douglass and her colleagues on our reproductive endocrinology and infertility team, including renowned expert Arthur Haney, MD, perform transabdominal cerclages (TAC) to prevent pregnancy loss caused by an incompetent cervix.

Areas of Expertise

  • Endometriosis
  • Transabdominal Cerclages (TAC)
  • Gynecology
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Ovarian Cysts & Masses
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incompetent Cervix (Cervical Insufficiency Treatment)
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery

Medical Education

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

  • Indiana University Health

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • World Endometriosis Society
  • Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)

In this article, Dr. Douglass and other experts explain less common signs and symptoms of endometriosis. 

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2015

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • English

At The Forefront Live: Fibroids and Endometriosis Explained

Minimally invasive gynecologic surgeons Shari Snow, MD, Laura Douglass, MD, and Sandra Laveaux, MD, MPH, discuss fibroids and endometriosis. Both conditions can cause severe pelvic pain and heavy bleeding, but are decidedly different.

Dr. Shari Snow, Dr. Laura Douglass and Dr. Sandra Laveaux speak with Tim Brown abut fibroids and endometriosis.
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