BRI REPRODUCTIVE IMMUNOLOGY
DR. ANDREA VIDALI

155 East 76th Street
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New York, NY 10021

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Elyse Cherney
Elyse Cherney
2023-11-30
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Doctor Vidali is the best of the best. I was concerned with my ability to conceive given I was already diagnosed and had surgery for endometriosis. Doctor Vidali listened to my concerns and although he initially thought it would be minimal invasive surgery he still made time to fit me into his schedule. Dr. Vidali shows how much he cares for his patients by listening to them. He is very busy. It is important to have your questions ready during any follow up call because after surgery and after the follow up he will not be available. Regardless of his busy schedule I highly recommend Dr. Vidali.
Allison Loloci
Allison Loloci
2023-10-30
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Despite being an ocean and two seas away over a phone line - I felt like we were in the same room. Dr. Vidali was so warm, kind, funny and he truly HEARD ME. He listened and heard me! Anyone with endo knows how rare this is. Zero gaslighting, full honesty and so so much help and guidance with my next steps through this perilous disease. All these 5* reviews are truly warranted. I wish I could give him 10*s and a hug. Thank you from the bottom of my heart Dr. V - you truly are THE BEST. xx
Macy Siddiqi
Macy Siddiqi
2023-10-25
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I traveled from Texas to NYC to see Dr. Vidali. He was the first doctor to empathize with me and validate my concerns and pain, and I trusted him immediately! Once I decided on surgery, his staff got me scheduled pretty quickly. My experience on surgery day was also super seamless - the hospital staff all love Dr. Vidali and made sure that I was always comfortable and taken care of. Even after surgery he still answers texts and emails, and you can just tell he is so passionate about what he does. I recommend him to everyone and 10000% would travel to him again for surgery!! Thank you Dr. Vidali!
Jenny Tuckfelt
Jenny Tuckfelt
2023-07-14
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I’ll sing Dr. Vidali’s praises to anyone who will listen. Traveling from Pittsburgh to see him is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. He’s incredibly knowledgeable and has a clear passion for endometriosis care. One appointment with Dr. V was more productive and validating than the two decades I spent prior, groveling and begging other doctors to take me seriously. I left shedding tears of relief that I’d finally found a doctor I could count on. His team in the office is just as kind and helpful. I’m recovering very well from the excision surgery he performed just a few short weeks later and am endlessly grateful for Dr. Vidali’s expertise and dedication to his patients. You won’t regret putting your faith in him.
Jen S
Jen S
2023-07-12
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After over a decade of going through dozens of doctors only to be left with worsening pain, no answers, and harmful treatments, I found Dr. Vidali. I do not know where I would be without him! Besides my surgery which was life changing, Dr. Vidali’s pre and post op care is incredible. Even two years after my surgery I had a question, and his office quickly scheduled a call for me. Dr. Vidali answered my question which put me at ease and even followed up asking about all aspects of my health and how I have been on my health journey. After going through tons of doctors, I can confidently say I would highly recommend him! He is clearly an expert in this field and is consistently up to date with all things endometriosis.
Alyssa Rogers
Alyssa Rogers
2023-06-12
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Like many women, I unfortunately fell through the cracks of Ontario’s crumbling healthcare system. Having my concerns brushed aside for over a decade and then, in the last two years, playing the waiting game as to when I would be treated is what ultimately led to my decision to travel a distance of approximately 1,500 km from Ontario to New Jersey for surgical treatment. From the moment I met Dr. Vidali during my pre-operative appointment, I knew that I was in good hands. His confident but down-to-earth and caring demeanour instilled my trust in him, and I knew I had made the best possible decision for myself. In addition to Dr. Vidali’s expertise, the lengths he goes to educate on and advocate for this disease is admirable. There aren't enough words to thank Dr. Vidali and his surgical team including Dr. McHale, Dr. Larish, and Dr. Raccuia for providing me with the utmost care. Although my operation was only 2.5 weeks ago, I am already feeling like a new person. The debilitating symptoms I was experiencing on a daily basis seem to have been taken from my body along with the extensive disease that was removed. Thanks to Dr. Vidali and his team of experts, I feel hopeful for the future.
Brandy
Brandy
2023-06-12
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I cannot recommend Dr. Vidali enough. He is a remarkable human being. From my initial phone consultation on April 5th to my surgery on May 25th, Dr. Vidali was able to do more for me in 7 weeks than the 6 doctors I had seen previously did in 5 years. Dr. Vidali definitely surrounds himself with the best so I knew that no matter what they encountered I would be in good hands. He was able to quickly get to the root cause of my pain instead of simply masking my symptoms. I also had a remarkably quick, pain free recovery which I 100% attribute to him and his amazing team. Thank you Dr. Vidali!
Katie Milligan
Katie Milligan
2023-06-10
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I contacted Dr. Vidali on Instagram to see if he would mind reviewing pictures from my recent laparoscopic surgery. He was very quick to respond and said yes! He provided the answers to my questions and reassured me that my endo was properly excised. I can’t thank him enough for doing this for me.
Veerle Arts
Veerle Arts
2023-06-05
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I saw Dr. Vidali for endometriosis treatment in 2021. He called me while on vacation (!!!) for my initial consultation, so I didn't have to wait too long. He took the time to listen to my long list of endo symptoms, from the physical to the social-emotional aspects of the disease. His team is as great as he is. I've been pain-free ever since my surgery, nearly 2 years now. I'm working, exercising, and enjoying life again after years of debilitating pain. I cannot recommend Dr. Vidali enough.
Sara Gena
Sara Gena
2023-05-17
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Dr. Vidali is amazing! He gave me his expert advice to help guide me during my infertility journey. He even provided his personal cell phone number and encouraged me to reach out for questions. Highly recommend!

Exploring the Link Between Endometriosis and Autoimmune Diseases

Emerging research suggests a potential link between endometriosis and autoimmune diseases. Endometriosis is a complex condition that affects millions of women worldwide. Understanding this connection can provide insights into the pathogenesis of endometriosis and improve treatment options.

Exploring the Link Between Endometriosis and Autoimmune Diseases

Understanding Endometriosis and Autoimmune Diseases

Endometriosis occurs when tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterine cavity, causing pain, inflammation, and infertility. Autoimmune diseases, on the other hand, involve the immune system mistakenly attacking the body’s own tissues, leading to chronic inflammation and tissue damage.

Potential Mechanisms Linking Endometriosis and Autoimmune Disease

Several mechanisms may explain the link between endometriosis and autoimmune diseases:

Immune System Dysfunction

Inflammatory Response

Both conditions involve chronic inflammation. In endometriosis, the presence of ectopic endometrial tissue triggers an inflammatory response, similar to the immune system’s reaction in autoimmune diseases.

Autoantibodies

Studies have found higher levels of autoantibodies in women with endometriosis, indicating an immune response against the body’s own tissues.

Genetic Factors

Genetic Predisposition

Genetic factors may predispose individuals to both endometriosis and autoimmune disease. Shared genetic markers and family histories suggest a genetic link.

Hormonal Influences

Estrogen Dominance

Both endometriosis and some autoimmune disease are influenced by hormonal changes. High estrogen levels can exacerbate inflammation and immune responses.

Common Autoimmune Diseases Associated with Endometriosis

Research indicates that women with endometriosis are at an increased risk of developing certain autoimmune diseases:

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Prevalence

Studies show a higher prevalence of SLE in women with endometriosis compared to the general population.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Inflammatory Pathways

Both conditions share common inflammatory pathways, contributing to their co-occurrence.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Immune System Dysregulation

The dysregulated immune response seen in endometriosis may also predispose individuals to MS.

Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment

Understanding the link between endometriosis and autoimmune diseases can improve diagnosis and treatment strategies:

Comprehensive Medical Evaluation

Multidisciplinary Approach

Collaborating with specialists in immunology, rheumatology, and gynecology can ensure a comprehensive evaluation and appropriate management.

Targeted Therapies

Immunomodulatory Treatments

Therapies that modulate the immune response, such as immunosuppressants and biologics, may be beneficial for patients with coexisting conditions.

Personalized Medicine

Genetic Screening

Identifying genetic markers can help tailor treatments to individual patients, improving outcomes.

Conclusion

Exploring the link between endometriosis and autoimmune disease provides valuable insights into the pathogenesis and management of these conditions. Further research is needed to fully understand this connection and develop targeted therapies.

For comprehensive care and advanced treatment options, consult with Dr. Andrea Vidali at the Endometriosis Treatment Center. Dr. Vidali is a renowned reproductive surgeon specializing in endometriosis and infertility. Learn more about his work and advocacy efforts here.

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