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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
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
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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)
| ||Jonathan FRANCO MD.|
Fort Collins, CO
Suggestion by Jenny :
"I am a patient of Dr. Franco and received a LSH in June 2007. I had suffered from painful periods excessive bleeding and clots about twice a month and felt overall worn out. Dr. Franco suggested t...(Read More)
| ||Vandna JERATH MD.|
Suggestion by db :
"Dr. Jerath has delivered both of my children. I have been her patient for 10 years and have always found her to be kind caring patient and knowledgeable. I had a high risk pregnancy with my secon...(Read More)
| ||Brent Deleath SHELTON MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by Melanie L. :
"Dr. Shelton is very kind patient and considerate. He listened to and answered all the questions and concerns I had and he never made me feel rushed or that I was wasting his time. He offered his opi...(Read More)
| ||Lisa HOVENGA MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by Claire Brandon :
"I want to very highly recommend Dr. Lisa Hovenga. She is the OB/Gyn doctor who performed a total hysterectomy on me in May 2006. If you have never had a female doctor to talk things over with you o...(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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