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Hysterectomy Resources for Westminster, CO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Westminster, 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 Westminster, CO - Find More Doctors
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
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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
| ||Christine Carol HANSEN MD.|
Suggestion by Kim :
"Dr. Christine Hansen has been the best gyno that I have had since I was 16 years of age (I am now 36). She is very patient very thorough and very knowledgeable. She took her time with me through eve...(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)
|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)
| ||David Allen STARK MD.|
Colorado Springs, CO
Suggestion by Rae Rowe :
"I recieved care from Dr. David Stark in August/September 2004 Colorado SpringsCO. Dr. Stark did a Total Hystercetomy on me on 9/20/04. He is a gynecologist doctor. When I first met him I found h...(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)
| ||Douglas Glen MINTON MD.|
Wheat Ridge, CO
Suggestion by Trina Cron :
"He has been very understanding and sympathetic with my hormon situation after my total hysterectomy. He is very knowledgable in making suggestions for things to try to help with my lack of libido and...(Read More)
| ||Mary Langer BOWMAN MD.|
Steamboat Springs, CO
Suggestion by Claire Earley :
"I just had a vaginal Hysterectomy w/Laproscopic assist and this Docter was excellent and knowlegable about the entire process. Many of my co-workers also told me she is a top surgeon in her field....(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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