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Hysterectomy Resources for Thornton, CO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Thornton, 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 Thornton, CO - Find More Doctors
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
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Hospitals in or near Thornton, CO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|North Suburban Medical Center-HealthONE
9191 Grant St
Thornton CO 80229
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)
| ||Karla LOKEN DO.|
Suggestion by angelwhisperer :
"She is an OB/GYN. I received care for many female problems that resulted in a full hysterectomy. She is very caring and warm to her patients. Very in tune with them and their needs. Very thorough...(Read More)
| ||Judith Marie BRINKMAN MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by Jill :
"A wonderful understanding and compassionate Dr. Takes time to answer any and all questions. Dr. Brinkman is very open and easy to talk to often uses her own life experences to make you more comforta...(Read More)
| ||Russell George REITINGER MD.|
Suggestion by Amy :
"I have been pleased with Dr. Reitinger's patience and his willingness to take the time to discuss at length every question and concern I've had. I have always felt valued and respected and that he...(Read More)
| ||Kian BEHBAKHT MD.|
Suggestion by Marcia Kolecki :
"Dr. Behbakht is very professional. He always treated me with respect and gave me hope to overcome cancer....(Read More)
| ||Jill Ann MURRAY MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by Amanda :
"Dr. Murray is an outstanding doctor. She has helped me through my infertility problems as well as helped with making some very important medical decisions. She is very honest and upfront and all her...(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)
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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