| Hysterectomy Resources for Norwich, CT |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Norwich, 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.
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Iris Orbuch, M.D.
202 Spring Street 2nd Floor
New York NY 10012
|Kimberly Newman, M.D.
10030 Edison Square Drive
Concord NC 28027
|Emily Cunningham, M.D.
1720 Nicholasville Road
Lexington KY 40503
|Robert Furr, M.D.
Women's Surgery Center
1604 Gunbarrel Road
Chattanooga TN 37421
|Gretchen Makai, M.D.
4735 Ogletown Stanton Rd MAP II, Ste 2103
Christiana Care Health System
Newark DE 19713
|Megan Bird, M.D.
364 SE 8th Ave, Suite 205
Hillsboro OR 97202
|Geoffrey Bowers, M.D.
834 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|William W. Backus Hospital
326 Washington St
Norwich CT 06360
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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
| ||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)
| ||Stephen Tyler BRIGGS MD.|
Suggestion by Pamela Williams :
"Dr Briggs (ob/gyn surgeon) was my surgeon for my hysterectomy approximately 1 year ago. After leaving the hospital I developed a very painful hematoma which surfaced and broke through my incision. His...(Read More)
| ||Michael KRYCHMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Andrea :
"Dr. Krychman was trained in Canada where his training was more intensified on Women's Sexual Health along with gynecology. I saw him at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York with severe pelvic pain f...(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)
| ||Anita T PETRUZZELLI MD.|
Suggestion by Leslie M :
"Knowledgable caring compassionate. Takes the time to review with you life changes updates. Listens! Takes the time to explains either in answer to your questions or about what/why she is recommend...(Read More)
| ||Mahalingam SATCHI MD.|
Suggestion by Ronskins :
"Dr. Satchi is very well known for working with women with large fibroids. His attentiveness bedside manner care and concern is above reproach. He walked me through every step of the PreOP the OP...(Read More)
| ||Jonathan Lewis LEVINE MD.|
Suggestion by Beth :
"He was very good. I would recommend him to anyone. He me what to expect before and after. If I had any question give him a call and when I did he called within 1 hour sometime less....(Read More)
| ||Mitchel CHERE MD.|
Suggestion by Lucy Alleva :
"Very down to earth doctor whose knowledge is vast. His honesty and concern for his patients is extremely comforting....(Read More)
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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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