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Hysterectomy Resources for Grand Junction, CO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Grand Junction, 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 Grand Junction, CO - Find More Doctors
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
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Hospitals in or near Grand Junction, CO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Mary's Hospital & Medical Center - Grand Junction
2635 N 7th St
Grand Junction CO 81501
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 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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Richard Grey HANLEY MD.|
Suggestion by Victoria :
"After my son was born 10 years ago I began experiencing very heavy painful periods lasting anywhere form 9 to 11 days. They were usually accompanined by low back pain severe cramping and limited my...(Read More)
| ||Thomas Lee ENGLERT MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa Wynn :
"Dr. Englert is an honest down to earth Dr. who really listens to his patients. I had some complications during my last surgery and hospital stay and he was right there everyday and was so reassuring...(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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