Hypertension, or high blood pressure, during pregnancy is not an uncommon issue. Between 5.8 and 8.3% of women age 20 to 44 experience hypertension while pregnant, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, this percentage is growing, mostly due to the continued obesity epidemic in the United States.
Advanced GYN Surgery, Pregnancy and Well Woman Care
Dr. John M. Garofalo, M.D.
Dr. Garofalo, CT Obgyn, provides comprehensive women’s healthcare services for all age groups in a personal, caring manner. Patient care is individualized based on the needs and preferences of each patient. With more than 25 years of practice and surgical experience, Dr. Garofalo continues to deliver on his founding promise: to provide the most advanced state-of-the-art technology and medical care with sensitivity and compassion. [Read More]
Dr. Garofalo relies on “evidence-based” medicine as a guiding practice philosophy, and he has a long history of early adoption of new but proven technologies. He was the first gynecologist in Fairfield County to provide first trimester genetic diagnosis, hysteroscopic surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Garofalo is also the first gynecologist in lower Fairfield County to be certified on the da Vinci® Surgical System – one of the most effective, least invasive treatment options for a range of uterine conditions. He currently serves as the Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at Norwalk Hospital.
Because of the value he places on educating and informing his patients, Dr. Garofalo has created this site filled with valuable information and resources. He welcomes you to explore the areas of relevance and interest to you, and invites you to to schedule an appointment should you need a personal consultation.
Connecticut ObGyn Service Areas
Dr. Garofalo’s Obgyn practice is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut in Norwalk Hospital’s Medical Office Building. He sees patients from throughout Fairfield County, including Westport, Norwalk, Bridgeport, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, Fairfield, Wilton and beyond. Arrangements can be made for minimally invasive surgery for patients living out of state.
Dr. Garofalo has more than 20 years of practice and surgical experience and a long history of early adoption of new but proven technologies. He is Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at Norwalk Hospital.
Dr. Garofalo is one of the first gynecologist in Fairfield County to be certified on the da Vinci® Surgical System one of the most effective, least invasive treatment options for a range of uterine conditions.
From Pre-conception to labor and delivery, Dr. Garofalo and his nursing staff - each with him for more than 20 years - will personally be partnering with you to ensure a healthy pregnancy and successful delivery. Dr. Garofalo has delivered thousands of babies and his patients hail him for both his medical expertise and compassionate and caring bedside manner.
Preventive Healthcare for Women from young adulthood to post menopause.
- First GYN Appointments
- Family Planning
- Pap Smears & Screenings
- Annual Exams
- Menopause Counseling &Management
Over 11,000 American women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. The average age at diagnosis is in the early forties, so a significant portion of cervical cancer patients is still in their child-bearing years. Additionally, since many women are now waiting well into their thirties before becoming pregnant, fertility preservation has become a major… [More]
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“Thank you ALL for such incredible care during our pregnancy and delivery of our sweet little Parker.
From beginning to end, we were truly taken care of by the best team we could have asked for.
Dr. Garofalo – you were incredible during labor and delivery. We could never thank you enough for safely delivering our little blessing.”– Jessica, Jimmy & Parker S.