| Hysterectomy Resources for Centennial, CO |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Centennial, 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.
|Susan Carter, M.D.
North Colorado Medical Center/ MCR
1800 15th Street, Suite 220
Greeley CO 80631
970 353 1335
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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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Susanna Hosook CHOI MD.|
Greenwood Village, CO
Suggestion by Mai :
"Dr. Susanna Choi (pronounced chey) is a knowledgeable and caring physician. She has delivered two of my children and also cared for me during a stillborn pregnancy. She is a Christian and was very c...(Read More)
| ||David Allen STARK MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by Rae Rowe :
"I recieved care from Dr. David Stark in August/September 2004 Colorado SpringsCO. Dr. Stark did a Total Hystercetomy on me on 9/20/04. He is a gynecologist doctor. When I first met him I found h...(Read More)
| ||Mary Langer BOWMAN MD.|
Steamboat Springs, CO
Suggestion by Claire Earley :
"I just had a vaginal Hysterectomy w/Laproscopic assist and this Docter was excellent and knowlegable about the entire process. Many of my co-workers also told me she is a top surgeon in her field....(Read More)
| ||Robert William BURKE MD.|
Suggestion by Judi :
"I went to see Dr. Burke after I was dianosed with fibroid tumors. He was my second opinion and I could not have picked a better doctor. He was very informative and went over all of my options. Ulti...(Read More)
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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