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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.
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Doctors in or near Centennial, CO - Find More Doctors
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|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)
| ||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)
| ||Kevin John TOOL MD.|
Fort Collins, CO
Suggestion by Carol Legg :
"Dr Tool's compassion professionalism and sincerity stand out above the rest. Dr. Tool performed a hysterectomy on me in September of 2006. He and his wife Audrey Tool are both committed OBGYN’s and p...(Read More)
| ||Kathleen KEATING MD.|
Suggestion by Treaza Sovine :
"Dr. Keating specializes in OB/GYN. She is a wonderful doctor who explains every detail to her patients and makes sure they understand before making choices for treatment. She puts things in language t...(Read More)
| ||Meir Herzl MELMED MD.|
Suggestion by Julie B. :
"I had a very unusual persistent vaginal infection and Dr. Melmed went above and beyond what two others had tried to accurately diagnose and cure me. After several months of discomfort I am cured....(Read More)
| ||Gail Baron WOMACK MD.|
Suggestion by Angela W :
"Dr Womack did my Hysterectomy a couple weeks ago. I went to her with a problem that had tormented me for over 20 years. My first visit with her was approximately a month ago. She is a no nonsense a...(Read More)
| ||Trudy SKILES MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by Dulcy :
"Dr. Skiles just happened to be on call the day I went to the Emergency Room with severe pelvic pain. She was so reassuring professional and helpful. She performed an exploratory laparascopy and the...(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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