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Hysterectomy Resources for New Haven, CT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in New Haven, 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 New Haven, CT - Find More Doctors
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near New Haven, CT - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Hospital of St. Raphael
1450 Chapel St
New Haven CT 06511
|Yale New Haven Hospital
20 York St
New Haven CT 06510
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
| ||Musa Lisa SPERANZA MD.|
New Haven, CT
Suggestion by Dodi M. :
"I have known Musa and some of the other doctors in the practice she is in (Mary Jane Minkin and Tom Hanson are a couple of them) for 15-20 years. I was a maternity nurse at Yale-New Haven hospital whe...(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)
| ||Randall B KAUMP MD.|
New Haven, CT
Suggestion by Toni Wood :
"I have been Dr. Kaump's patient for 19 years. During that time he has seen me through a lot of serious health issues as well as 2 miracle babies. When I first went to him I was desperate for answers a...(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)
| ||David Craig STEKLER MD.|
Suggestion by Bonnie :
"Dr. Stekler is a gifted and compassionate OB/GYN. He recently helped me with some physical issues and performed a LAVH and my care by him is amazing. Not once did he show a lack of concern and he al...(Read More)
| ||Amy Sara BREAKSTONE MD.|
Suggestion by CrystalRayne :
"Amy is the most skilled yet caring doctor I have met. Many a time in life I have had to compromise bedside manner for expertice but not with Dr. Breakstone. She is so comforting takes all the tim...(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)
| ||Richard Steven BERCIK MD.|
Suggestion by abbymonique :
"Dr. Richard S. Bercik Yale Urogynecology Reconstructive Surgery 300 Howard Avenue 3rd Floor New Haven CT 203-785-6927 Dr. Bercik and the Yale Staff were outstanding. All explanations were...(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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