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Hysterectomy Resources for Lakewood, CO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Lakewood, 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 Lakewood, CO - Find More Doctors
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
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Hospitals in or near Lakewood, CO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Centura St. Anthony Hospital
11600 W. 2nd Place
Lakewood CO 80228
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
| ||Nancy Jean GERMER MD.|
Suggestion by Karen Mahoney :
"In October 2006 I had a hysterectomy and gastric bypass weightloss surgery at the same time. I had two surgeons and Dr. Germer did the hysterectomy. Her follow-up care was wonderful. I knew I had a...(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)
|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)
| ||Richard Joseph RYGIEL MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by Shelly :
"I have been Dr. Rygiel’s patient for several years. I have many problems including vaginal cysts. I was misdiagnosed having PCOS for 12 years and Dr. Rygiel took the time to correctly diagnose me wi...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Heather SCHOEN MD.|
Wheat Ridge, CO
Suggestion by Shari R :
"Dr. Schoen is one of the most caring and supportive OB's I have ever had. I recently had a Hysterectomy and just want to recommend her because she is a great doctor....(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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