Old Farm Obstetrics & Gynecology -  - OB-GYN

Old Farm Obstetrics & Gynecology

OB-GYNs & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeons located in Salt Lake City, UT

Laparoscopy / Minimally Invasive Surgery Specialist

Laparoscopic minimally-invasive surgery can be used to diagnose and treat many types of gynecological problems with fewer risks than traditional surgery. Old Farm Obstetrics and Gynecology uses the most advanced technology and techniques to help women in and around Salt Lake City, UT, enjoy all the benefits of a minimally-invasive approach.
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    1. "The staff is great & Dr Rappleye is Incredible. He is genuine, kind..."

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    1. "Dr. Faircloth is the best doc I've ever had (for any reason/treatment)..."

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    1. "My favorite doctors! They have taken such great care of my high risk pregnancies"

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Laparoscopy/Minimally Invasive Surgery

What is laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that uses a special instrument called a laparoscope to “see” inside the body. A laparoscope is a thin, flexible instrument with a camera on one end. The scope is inserted through a small incision to enable the camera to take still pictures and real-time video which are then transmitted to a computer monitor where they can be viewed by the doctor performing the procedure. Laparoscopy can be very useful for many types of gynecological surgeries as well as for the diagnosis of diseases and conditions.

What are the benefits of laparoscopic surgery?

Like other types of minimally-invasive surgeries, laparoscopy uses small incisions which involve less tissue damage and less bleeding compared to traditional procedures that use large incisions. Patients tend to have a faster recovery period as well as less postoperative discomfort, and scarring is also minimized. The use of smaller incisions also helps to reduce the risk of infection, and many procedures can be performed using sedation so general anesthesia can be avoided.

When is laparoscopy used in gynecology?

Laparoscopy can be used for several types of gynecological surgery, including diagnosis and management of:

  • Uterine fibroids
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Endometriosis
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Scar tissue or adhesions
  • Hysterectomy
  • Tubal ligation

What is recovery like after a laparoscopic procedure?

Recovery will vary based on the procedure performed, and patients will receive more detailed information about what to expect during their presurgical office visit. Generally speaking, after their procedures, patients may feel some discomfort which can usually be managed with over-the-counter pain medications. An inert gas may be used to gently expand the abdominal cavity during laparoscopy to make viewing the area easier, and after surgery, patients may experience bloating as a result. During the hours after surgery, the gas will be absorbed and eliminated by the body and bloating will resolve. Many laparoscopic procedures can be performed on an outpatient basis, and those that do require admission usually only require a single overnight stay before discharge.


Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "This facility is awesome! We see Dr. Spencer Barney and his staff while my wife is pregnant. I literally do not have a single complaint."

    Jason G.
  • Yelp

    "I would highly recommend this OBGYN to everyone. If it wasn't for them I wouldn't have my son today. I was on bed rest for 30 weeks and gave birth at 34 weeks."

    Sarah H.
  • facebook

    "Best place ever!! Dr. Faircloth is amazing. All the staff is very friendly, educated and empathetic. I would recommend them to anyone."

    Jasmine G.
  • facebook

    "Dr. Barney and his nurses are so amazing! Very caring and make me feel right at home I always look forward to seeing them in every one of my appointments!"

    Patricia G.
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Barney is hand's down the best doctor I have ever had. He truly cares about his patients. He is very thorough, kind, caring, and very knowledgeable."

    Verified Patient
  • Yelp

    "Caring, courteous, friendly, knowledgeable, welcoming, happy, thoughtful, excellent bedside manner, jovial, thorough..are just a few adjectives that describe Dr. Brown."

    Fae L.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Brown is one of the best OBGYN's I have encountered. He is genuine and caring. I appreciate his professional bedside manner and the way he listens to any concerns"

    C. C.
  • Vitals

    "My husband and I feel so good about Dr. Rappleye and his care that we have referred many friends to him and I now take my 18 year old daughter to see him."

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Rappleye was great! He made me feel very comfortable and always took the time to talk to me and made sure that all of my questions were answered."

    Verified Patient
  • facebook

    "The staff is great & Dr. Rappleye is Incredible. He is genuine, kind, and he always treats you like family not like a patient number on a chart."

    Montana M.
  • facebook

    "They really took the time to address any concerns or needs that I had! I would highly recommend Dr. Roth to any of my friends or family!"

    Anelizabeth O.
  • RateMDs

    "Love Dr. Roth... couldn't feel more comfortable with a doctor. He listens, he cares, he's careful, he's fun to talk to."

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Old Farm Obstetrics & Gynecology
3970 South 700 East, Suite 14
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-261-3605
Fax: 801-262-9142
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