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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
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
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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)
| ||Vandna JERATH MD.|
Suggestion by db :
"Dr. Jerath has delivered both of my children. I have been her patient for 10 years and have always found her to be kind caring patient and knowledgeable. I had a high risk pregnancy with my secon...(Read More)
| ||Jonathan FRANCO MD.|
Fort Collins, CO
Suggestion by Jenny :
"I am a patient of Dr. Franco and received a LSH in June 2007. I had suffered from painful periods excessive bleeding and clots about twice a month and felt overall worn out. Dr. Franco suggested t...(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)
| ||Sarah Peyton ELLIS MD.|
Wheat Ridge, CO
Suggestion by Lisa M :
"Dr. Sarah Ellis is a fantastic Doctor. I have been seeing her for many years and she just preformed the Da Vinci Robotic Assisted Hysterectomy on me. She is very easy to talk to willing to answer...(Read More)
| ||Cristin PANZARELLA MD.|
Suggestion by sc :
"Cristin was very patient with me as we were discussing some very personal subjects. She is a wonderful doctor with Kaiser Wheatridge...highly recommended!...(Read More)
| ||Roy Glen BERGSTROM MD.|
Suggestion by N Watson :
"I went through a lot before having my hysterectomy and when I finally went to Dr. Bergstrom he was very straight forward with me. He got results back quickly and was very honest about them. I was ve...(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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