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September 20, 2017  
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  • Fibroids1: What advice do you give women before deciding on surgery?
    Dr. Richard Reed: It is important that women understand fibroid treatment is only necessary if symptoms are present, which only occurs in a quarter of the women with fibroids. If there are symptoms that are attributed to fibroids, I advise women on what their options are.
    Dr. Richard Reed: It is important that women understand fibroid treatment is only necessary if symptoms are present, which only occurs in a quarter of the women with fibroids. If there are symptoms that are attributed to fibroids, I advise women on what their options are.
    Dr. Richard Reed

    Dr. Richard Reed


    Dr. Richard Reed is an interventional radiologist currently working at the Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California. Dr. Reed is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Southern California, School of Medicine and is very active in the medical community, such as his participation in the National Uterine Fibroid Embolization Task Force. Dr. Reed advocates for the public awareness of interventional radiology, and he is working towards a future where women know all of their options in dealing with symptomatic fibroids. We are honored to present Fibroids1 readers with an interview from Dr. Reed.

    Dr. Richard Reed

    Dr. Richard Reed


    Dr. Richard Reed is an interventional radiologist currently working at the Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California. Dr. Reed is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Southern California, School of Medicine and is very active in the medical community, such as his participation in the National Uterine Fibroid Embolization Task Force. Dr. Reed advocates for the public awareness of interventional radiology, and he is working towards a future where women know all of their options in dealing with symptomatic fibroids. We are honored to present Fibroids1 readers with an interview from Dr. Reed.

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