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Hysterectomy Resources for Arvada, CO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Arvada, CO, this page will provide added resources for your quest. Read on for specific local information about hysterectomy, surgery options, doctors, hospitals, patient testimonies and more from HysterSisters.com members.
What is a hysterectomy?
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, otherwise known as the womb. Rarely is a hysterectomy an emergency surgery. There is usually considerable time to research and explore options for discussions with your personal surgeon.
Read more about hysterectomy.
Most importantly, if you have been told you need a hysterectomy and you have explored the alternative treatments for your diagnosis, there is important information you need to know.
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Doctors in or near Arvada, CO - Find More Doctors
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
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Your first decision - What type of hysterectomy is best for you?
Different types of hysterectomy are tailored to a specific set of health needs and surgeon skills. With today's advancing technology and experienced surgeons, most women are candidates for minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery typically allows for faster recovery and fewer complications. Vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, and robotic hysterectomy are examples of minimally invasive hysterectomy options.
Ask your surgeon: Am I a candidate for minimally invasive hysterectomy? If the answer is no, ask "Why not?". Seek a second opinion of a specialized GYN surgeon for additional surgery options.
Read more about the different hysterectomy types:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
|Asela Catherine RUSSELL MD.|
Suggestion by Anita Elliott-Hodgden :
"Dr. Asela Russell is the head of the Russell Womens Center in Englewood Colorado. She is a wonderful OB-GYN and is very knowledgeable about womens' issues. I came to her through a recommendation fr...(Read More)
|Susan E CARTER MD.|
Suggestion by giant fibroids :
"Dr. Carter is the best surgeon in Colorado!! She did my hysterectomy through tiny incisions WAY before any one else was doing it. And I had a really big uterus that another ob-gyn said could not be do...(Read More)
| ||Jennifer Lynn EVEN MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by Sonya :
"Dr. Jennifer Even is AMAZING! I am so thankful that I found her. It was really just a stab in the dark but what a beautiful light I found. She is very professional no nonsense and absolutely the best...(Read More)
| ||Stephen Louie STOLL MD.|
Greenwood Village, CO
Suggestion by Sharon LaJeunesse :
"He is a very good surgeon. He is very calming when needs to be and stern when he needs to be. I had to have a hystorectomy and from day 1 I had no pain no problems and no issues. He handled my ca...(Read More)
| ||Betty Helena BACA MD.|
Suggestion by cws :
"Baca is caring comforting and through. The patient can tell that she genuinely cares about her patients while providing a thorough service to them. She keeps all information on her laptop that she...(Read More)
| ||Maureen SWEZEY MD.|
Suggestion by Casey6581920 :
"Great doctor gives options and explains things very clearly. She is extremely patient at answering questions. Easy to trust her and she is very experienced....(Read More)
| ||Heather SCHOEN MD.|
Wheat Ridge, CO
Suggestion by Shari R :
"Dr. Schoen is one of the most caring and supportive OB's I have ever had. I recently had a Hysterectomy and just want to recommend her because she is a great doctor....(Read More)
| ||Michelle Anders RIDNOUR MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by tai0316 :
"Dr. Ridnour performed a hysterectomy for me on April 7th 2009. She has been my gynocologist for years now and has always been wonderful. The surgery went very well and she made herself and her office...(Read More)
HysterSisters Recommends Get a Second Opinion
Get a Second Opinion - ALWAYS!
HysterSisters recommends that you get more than one opinion when your doctor suggests a hysterectomy. You may have a trustful long-standing history with your doctor and feel horrified that we suggest such a thing! This isn't a slap in the face for your personal physician but a smart thing for every patient to do.
Set up an appointment with a different surgeon in a different practice and even perhaps in a different town. Take your records with you but also ask for an exam. Ask if the first recommendation is appropriate. Ask for alternative suggestions.
Get a third opinion. You might find the third suggests an even less invasive solution or an alternative treatment to completely avoid surgery.
The key is for you, the patient, to get all the information you can before you agree to surgery. You cannot change your mind once the surgery is done. There are no money back guarantees if the surgery is not the cure for your problem. Be smart. Do your homework.
Read more about getting a second opinion: Give Me A Second.
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