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Hysterectomy Resources for Hartford, CT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Hartford, 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 Hartford, CT - Find More Doctors
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
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Hospitals in or near Hartford, CT - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Francis Hospital Health Care System
114 Woodland St
Hartford CT 06105
80 Seymour St
Hartford CT 6102
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
| ||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)
| ||Claudia JOHNSON MD.|
Suggestion by Barbara T :
"This OBGYN is bright and friendly. Kind and understanding. She is knowledgable in technologically advanced treatments and procedures and can explain them well. She gives you extra time in a seperate o...(Read More)
| ||Steven Jay FLEISCHMAN MD.|
New Haven, CT
Suggestion by Deirdre K. :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Fleischman for the past 5 years. I have (had) uterine fibroids which caused me much discomfort and Dr. Fleischman has listened and recommended options always leaving the...(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)
| ||Michelle TAYLOR MD.|
Suggestion by Karen :
"Smart funny and wonderful- top doc in CT for sure- experienced and confident and great doctor...(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)
| ||Joshua S JAFFE MD.|
Suggestion by Rachel V :
"I have been going to Dr.Jaffe since I was about 16..I'm 33 now! I could NEVER imagine having another OB/GYN and surgeon. My prayer is that he never retires! I have a very long & complicated surgical...(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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