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Hysterectomy Resources for Boulder, CO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Boulder, 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 Boulder, CO - Find More Doctors
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
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Hospitals in or near Boulder, CO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Boulder Community Hospital
1100 Balsam Ave
Boulder CO 80304
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Articles
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
| ||Carrie SWARTZ MD.|
Suggestion by colomama :
"I recommend Dr. Swartz because I felt like she really listened to me and took great care of me in my pregnancy. She took time to answer all our questions and sometimes brought up stuff in our visits w...(Read More)
| ||Jennifer LEAVITT MD.|
Suggestion by Jean R :
"Dr. Leavitt my gynocologist performed a hysterectomy on me in February 2007. I found her to be not only extremely competent but willing to listen to my needs and fears. In some previous medical s...(Read More)
|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)
| ||Carolyn Sue SCHAFFTER MD.|
Suggestion by Wendy McM :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Schaffter's for many years and I love the Dr. patient relationship we have. She takes the time to chat ask about my family and is always ready to answer any questions or...(Read More)
| ||Laurice J ISKANDER MD.|
Suggestion by Beverly W :
"Dr Iskander is very thorough and takes time to explain everything to her patients. I felt like I was very much a part of my treatment plan. She was no nonsense though when it came to my hesitation as...(Read More)
| ||Craig Stephen COLBERG MD.|
Suggestion by achess :
"I have trusted Dr.Colberg to deliver all three of my children. I like that he never rushed me through appointments and would sit and listen and speak with me about anything I wanted information on. He...(Read More)
| ||Steve Mark VOLIN MD.|
Suggestion by Patty Esparza :
"Dr. Volin is one of the few surgeons in the Denver area who offers a laparascopic supracervical hysterectomy. Simply put there is very little scarring a shorter recovery time and only the uterus is...(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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