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Hysterectomy Resources for Englewood, CO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Englewood, 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 Englewood, CO - Find More Doctors
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
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Hospitals in or near Englewood, CO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Swedish Medical Center
501 E Hampden Ave
Englewood CO 80110
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
| ||Susan Elizabeth LJUNGHAG MD.|
Suggestion by Amy :
"Dr. Ljunghag is a member of the OB GYN Center and practices in Littleton and Lone Tree areas. I was recommended to her for what we thought would be a simple laparoscopy due to endometriosis.. it turn...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Michael Louis HALL MD.|
Suggestion by Dion :
"I had my TAH/BSO including cervix on 07/16/09 by this doc and I can not say enough great things about him and his PA Sara! They informed me of every move made and never left me out of anything! They...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Gregory Keith BERRYMAN MD.|
Suggestion by stix :
"Dr. Berryman is a very gentle and compassionate Dr. He delivered my son and is now going to do my hysterectomy. He is also a doctor to my friends and family and everyone has nothing but great things...(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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