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Hysterectomy Resources for Meriden, CT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Meriden, 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 Meriden, CT - Find More Doctors
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
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Hospitals in or near Meriden, CT - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|MidState Medical Center
435 Lewis Ave
Meriden CT 6451
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
| ||Cynthia M RONAN MD.|
Suggestion by Deedra :
"Dr Ronan is comforting optimistic and experienced. My first visit led to a laproscopy and diagnosis for adenomyosis. She does it all delivers babies and performs surgery. I fully trust her. She calms...(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)
| ||Daniel Allen GOLDSTEIN MD.|
Sandy Hook, CT
Suggestion by Sharon Huminski :
"I highly recommend Dr Goldstein. I had suffered for years with endometriosis. He was the first doctor who listened to what I had been though what treatments I had tried and he gave me options. He ga...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Elizabeth HUNG MD.|
Suggestion by Alfie :
"Dr. Elizabeth Hung is a doctor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is wonderful. She was very prompt friendly curteous upbeat and open with her care. She delivered my baby flawlessly. Since then...(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)
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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