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Hysterectomy Resources for Bridgeport, CT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Bridgeport, CT, 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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Bridgeport, CT - Find More Doctors
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Bridgeport, CT - Find Hospitals in other Locations
267 Grant St
Bridgeport CT 06610
|St. Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main St
Bridgeport CT 06606
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
| ||Stephen Tyler BRIGGS MD.|
Suggestion by Pamela Williams :
"Dr Briggs (ob/gyn surgeon) was my surgeon for my hysterectomy approximately 1 year ago. After leaving the hospital I developed a very painful hematoma which surfaced and broke through my incision. His...(Read More)
| ||Peter Thomas AUERBACH MD.|
Suggestion by K. Paro :
"I am 47 years old and have had problems with the women's dept. from the onset of menses at 13. Because of abnormal paps and other female issues have seen OB/GYN's an average of every three months f...(Read More)
| ||Clare F VENTRE MD.|
Suggestion by Loraine Centrella :
"Dr. Ventre performed a TAH/BSO on me in August of 2003 when I was 56 due to my having many large uterine fibroids. We talked about every treatment option available at that time before we decided that...(Read More)
| ||Olympia GREGORY MD.|
Suggestion by geri :
"I have been going to this women for 20 years. She will take as much time as you need her to. To make you feel comfortable she will answer all your questions regardless of how silly they may seem to...(Read More)
| ||Richard MOSCARELLI MD.|
New Haven Orange Hamden Madison, CT
Suggestion by Anne :
"I was referred to Dr. Moscarelli by my former ob/gyn who was relocating and leaving the state. The Greater New Haven OB/GYN group are a cluster of doctors and certified nurse/midwives and I have had n...(Read More)
| ||Randall B KAUMP MD.|
New Haven, CT
Suggestion by Toni Wood :
"I have been Dr. Kaump's patient for 19 years. During that time he has seen me through a lot of serious health issues as well as 2 miracle babies. When I first went to him I was desperate for answers a...(Read More)
| ||Robert C SCHNURR MD.|
Suggestion by B Milton :
"Dr. Schnurr has been my gynocologist for over 15 years. He is kind and considerate of my feelings and makes a rather unenjoyable but necessary experience tolerable. He did not rush into recommending...(Read More)
| ||Eric Carl PALLUOTTO MD.|
New Haven, CT
Suggestion by Shelley :
"Dr palluotto has been my Gyno since 1988 when i was 1st pregnant. He has been following me through many changes in my life. He has alsways been great. If I ever have any questions he always takes...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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