Surgical Procedures

by Total Care for Women

   James J.Purdy MD FACOG is a American board certified OG/GYN surgeon since 1977. He is on active full staff at Rush Foundation Hospital and courtesy staff at JARMC in Meridian, Mississippi. He has an appointment as proctor for robotic minimmaly invasive surgery. Doctor Purdy introduced minimally invasive surgery to East Central Misissippi and West Alabama at Rush Foundation Hospital in 1990. He introduced  robotic hysterectomy as the next generation minimally invasive surgery on December 9, 2008 to East Central Misissippi and West Alabama at Rush Foundation Hospital. He has been  Chairman and latter Vice Chairman of the Department of Ob/Gyn at Rush Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi. He is the current Director Robotic Surgery (including procedures cardiac, general surgery, gynecologic and urologic surgery) at Rush Foundation Hospital.

Office Procedures

  • Breast cyst aspiration
  • Colposcopy
  • Cryosurgery
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Implanon - outdated
  • Implanon removal
  • Nexplanon insertion
  • Nexplanon removal
  • IUD removal
  • LEEP of the cervix *
  • Mole removal
  • Papilloma resection
  • SIS procedure
  • Thin prep PAP smear



* LEEP = Loop Electrical Excision Procedure

Outpatient Procedures as same day discharge

  • Amniocentesis
  • Cervical cerclage procedure (ob)
  • Chromotubation
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cold Knife Conization of the cervix (KKK)
  • D&C
  • D&C/Hysteroscopy
  • Endometrial ablation (Novasure ablation)
  • Hysteroscopy
  • HSG (hysterosalpingogram in the radiology department)
  • Laser (carbon dioxide) surgery
  • Laparoscopy (exploratory)
  • Laparoscopy (operative)
  • LEEP
  • IUD removal
  • InterStim testing NEW
  • Interstim implantation  NEW
  • Interstim generator replacement NEW
  • Operative laparoscopy
  • Suction curetttage for miscarriage disorder
  • Tubal Sterilization (by laparoscopy)





All Outpatient Procedures as overnight hospitalization

Starred procedures usually 2 - 3 day inpatient hospitalization

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy (TAH) with or without ovary /tube removal *
  • Anterior Repair
  • Anterior repair with Uphold graft insertion
  • Anterior Repair with Xenform graft insertion
  • C-Section *
  • C-section with tubal sterilization *
  • Cystoscopy
  • Ectopic pregnancy removal procedure
  • Enterocele Repair
  • PCIP (pain controlled insertion procedure)
  • Laparoscopy (exploratory) or Robotic Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopy (operative)
  • Laparoscopic Hyterectomy (minimally invasive surgery) with or without ovary /tube removal
  • Myomectomy - as abdominal procedure *
  • Myomectomy as a Robotic Myomectomy
  • Pelvic Reconstruction
  • Posterior Repair
  • Posterior repair with Xenform insertion
  • Robotic Hysterectomy with or without ovary /tube removal (minimally invasive surgery)
  • Robotic Laparoscopy (minimally invasive surgery)
  • Tubal reanastamosis (tubal sterilization reversal)
  • Transobturator Urethral Sling Procedure
  • Vaginal delivery *
  • Vulvectomy (partial)