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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.
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Doctors in or near Bridgeport, CT - Find More Doctors
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
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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
| ||Barbara Lee SAGER MD.|
Suggestion by Elsa :
"Dr. Barbara Sager was recommended to me about 5 years ago after I had been to several doctors that I didn't like about my endometriosis and fibroids. Thanks to her I have felt much more in control of...(Read More)
| ||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)
| ||Carol Simpson PAPOV MD.|
New Milford, CT
Suggestion by Tammi :
"I started seeing Dr. Papov 6 or 7 years ago. When I switched to her practice I was made to feel very comfortable right from the start. She sat with me and asked questions about my overall health and...(Read More)
| ||Michelle TAYLOR MD.|
Suggestion by Karen :
"Smart funny and wonderful- top doc in CT for sure- experienced and confident and great doctor...(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)
| ||Mahalingam SATCHI MD.|
Suggestion by Ronskins :
"Dr. Satchi is very well known for working with women with large fibroids. His attentiveness bedside manner care and concern is above reproach. He walked me through every step of the PreOP the OP...(Read More)
| ||Silvio Alexander MANDARA MD.|
Suggestion by laurie staley :
"he is very throrough and explains everything. he listens and has helped me through a lot of difficult times. you are not rushed withhim and he takes every concern and question seriuosly. i have been t...(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)
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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