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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.
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Doctors in or near Norwich, CT - Find More Doctors
|Quanita Crable, M.D.
8160 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas TX 75231
|Terry Grogg, M.D.
4461 S Broadway Suite 200
Grove City OH 43123
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Christian Chouchani, M.D.
30 NORTH UNION RD
BUFFALO NY 14221
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Wayne NJ 07450
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
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|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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Robert C SCHNURR MD.|
Suggestion by B Milton :
"Dr. Schnurr has been my gynocologist for over 15 years. He is kind and considerate of my feelings and makes a rather unenjoyable but necessary experience tolerable. He did not rush into recommending...(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)
| ||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)
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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