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Hysterectomy Resources for Middletown, CT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Middletown, 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 Middletown, CT - Find More Doctors
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|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
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
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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
| ||Julie Smith FLAGG MD.|
Suggestion by Sharon Birmingham :
"I've been seeing this doctor for 25 years for general gynecological services. She is the best in her class. Not only does she have a tremendous mind for recall of medical information on the spot but s...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
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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