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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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Norwich, CT - Find More Doctors
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Norwich, CT - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|William W. Backus Hospital
326 Washington St
Norwich CT 06360
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
| ||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)
| ||Michelle TAYLOR MD.|
Suggestion by Karen :
"Smart funny and wonderful- top doc in CT for sure- experienced and confident and great doctor...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Silvio Alexander MANDARA MD.|
Suggestion by laurie staley :
"he is very throrough and explains everything. he listens and has helped me through a lot of difficult times. you are not rushed withhim and he takes every concern and question seriuosly. i have been t...(Read More)
| ||Bruce LAMONICA MD.|
Suggestion by melissa :
"I have had dr. Lamoonica for 19 years very good great bedside manners and been in field a long time.Had numerous gyne procedures and havinging a total hysterectomy due to fibroids soon. I trust my lif...(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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