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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Pueblo, 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 Pueblo, CO - Find More Doctors
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
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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
| ||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)
|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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Sarah Peyton ELLIS MD.|
Wheat Ridge, CO
Suggestion by Lisa M :
"Dr. Sarah Ellis is a fantastic Doctor. I have been seeing her for many years and she just preformed the Da Vinci Robotic Assisted Hysterectomy on me. She is very easy to talk to willing to answer...(Read More)
| ||Roy Glen BERGSTROM MD.|
Suggestion by N Watson :
"I went through a lot before having my hysterectomy and when I finally went to Dr. Bergstrom he was very straight forward with me. He got results back quickly and was very honest about them. I was ve...(Read More)
| ||Jennifer LEAVITT MD.|
Suggestion by Jean R :
"Dr. Leavitt my gynocologist performed a hysterectomy on me in February 2007. I found her to be not only extremely competent but willing to listen to my needs and fears. In some previous medical s...(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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