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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
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
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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
|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 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)
| ||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)
| ||Jeffrey KERR-LAYTON MD.|
Suggestion by Shawn L :
"Dr Kerr-Layton and his staff are very knowledgeable and informative when it comes to Gynecological issues. They went to the worse case scenario to rule it out and were proactive in getting the job do...(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)
| ||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)
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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