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Hysterectomy Resources for Denver, CO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Denver, 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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Denver, CO - Find More Doctors
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Denver, CO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|University of Colorado Hospital
4200 E 9th Ave
Denver CO 80262
|Rose Medical Center
4567 E 9th Ave
Denver CO 80220
|VA Medical Center
1055 Clermont St
Denver CO 80220
|Exempla St. Joseph Hospital
1835 Franklin St
Denver CO 80218
|Children's Hospital - CO
1056 E 19th Ave
Denver CO 80218
|Porter Adventist Hospital
2525 S Downing St
Denver CO 80210
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
| ||Kian BEHBAKHT MD.|
Suggestion by Marcia Kolecki :
"Dr. Behbakht is very professional. He always treated me with respect and gave me hope to overcome cancer....(Read More)
| ||Michael Lee MOORE MD.|
Suggestion by Linda R. :
"I went to Dr. Moore for a second opinion after I learned I had a very large uterine fibroid. He is kind caring to the point and a pioneer in minimally invasive gynecological surgery. It was an eas...(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)
| ||Kathleen Elizabeth WATT MD.|
Suggestion by Tori :
"Dr. Watt was extremely professional as well as friendly and straightforward which is a difficult combination to find. She put my mind at ease and performed a very difficult hysterectomy in my case an...(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)
| ||Stephen Mitchell SCOTT MD.|
Suggestion by Paula :
"Dr. Scott was kind comforting and wonderful before during and after my hysterectomy. His bedside manner and the way he takes the time to educate and answer questions is UNSURPASSED!! Amazing! I'v...(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)
|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)
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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