Ayman Al-Hendy

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, OB/GYN | More

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.


Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, PhD, is a highly skilled gynecologist who specializes in comprehensive women’s health. Dr. Al-Hendy delivers expert care for complex gynecologic conditions, including uterine fibroids, infertility and endometriosis. His expertise in minimally invasive gynecologic endoscopy (hysteroscopy and laparoscopy) allows Dr. Al-Hendy to diagnose and treat polyps, fibroids, bleeding disorders and more with minimal or no scarring, faster recovery and less pain.  


As a physician-scientist, Dr. Al-Hendy is also dedicated to using basic and translational research to better understand the cause of gynecologic conditions and investigate new treatments that offer improved outcomes and overall quality of life. His work has been published in several, highly respected, peer-reviewed journals, including Reproductive Sciences, Scientific Reports, New England Journal of Medicine and Cell Transplantation.

Medical Education

  • Benha Faculty of Medicine


  • McGaw Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1995

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic