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Hysterectomy Resources for Greenwich, CT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Greenwich, 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 Greenwich, CT - Find More Doctors
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Paul MacKoul, M.D.
3206 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville MD 20852
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Donna Chester, M.D.
2841 Debarr Rd
Anchorage AK 99508
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
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Greenwich CT 06830
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
| ||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)
| ||Lesley Vincent GUMBS MD.|
Suggestion by Joyleen Albarracin :
"I have had two procedures with him and I have never had any complication or even a complaint. I had a tubal ligation on a Thursday I went away with my family that weekend and by Monday I was getting...(Read More)
| ||Bruce LAMONICA MD.|
Suggestion by melissa :
"I have had dr. Lamoonica for 19 years very good great bedside manners and been in field a long time.Had numerous gyne procedures and havinging a total hysterectomy due to fibroids soon. I trust my lif...(Read More)
| ||Carolýne FILOR MD.|
Suggestion by ALISON M :
"Had a Davinci Hysterectomy with this Dr. She was very informative before and after surgery. Very friendly and made the whole experience easy and comfortable for me. 5 stars all round....(Read More)
| ||Anthony Adolfo LUCIANO MD.|
New Britain, CT
Suggestion by Debbie Seymour :
"I found this marvellous doctor because my first OBGYN had told me that I had Stage l Endometriosis that was very minimal and that there was nothing he could do for me. I did lots of research and found...(Read More)
| ||Howard SIMMON MD.|
Suggestion by eeyoretigg :
"Atfer years of another Dr. ignoring my pain and not wanting to even test for probems I was recomended to see Dr. Howard Simmons of County OB-GYN. He listened he asked questions cared about what up...(Read More)
| ||Tracy E BRENNAN MD.|
Suggestion by Terri D :
"Dr. Brennan and her staff (as well as the others in her practice) are wonderful! She really cares about her patients and helped me get through some very difficult situations. She makes you feel more...(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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