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Hysterectomy Resources for Lone Tree, CO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Lone Tree, 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 Lone Tree, CO - Find More Doctors
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
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Hospitals in or near Lone Tree, CO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Sky Ridge Medical Center
10101 Ridgate Parkway
Lone Tree CO 80124
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)
| ||Anita Louise PIERCE MD.|
Suggestion by Jenn :
"I would recommend this Doctor to all of my friends and family. I have had ongoing problems for about ten years now with many diffrent surgeries and treatments. When i moved here from illinois my on...(Read More)
| ||Michelle Anders RIDNOUR MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by tai0316 :
"Dr. Ridnour performed a hysterectomy for me on April 7th 2009. She has been my gynocologist for years now and has always been wonderful. The surgery went very well and she made herself and her office...(Read More)
| ||Beverly Elaine DONNELLEY MD.|
Fort Collins, CO
Suggestion by Calypso :
"The first doctor in 15 years in this field who has taken the time to listen and then help me understand why I've had pelvic pain. Have had previous doctors who have suggested anxiety meds given stero...(Read More)
| ||Carolyn Sue SCHAFFTER MD.|
Suggestion by Wendy McM :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Schaffter's for many years and I love the Dr. patient relationship we have. She takes the time to chat ask about my family and is always ready to answer any questions or...(Read More)
| ||Craig Stephen COLBERG MD.|
Suggestion by achess :
"I have trusted Dr.Colberg to deliver all three of my children. I like that he never rushed me through appointments and would sit and listen and speak with me about anything I wanted information on. He...(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)
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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