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Hysterectomy Resources for Waterbury, CT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Waterbury, 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 Waterbury, CT - Find More Doctors
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
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|St. Mary's Hospital
56 Franklin St
Waterbury CT 06706
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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Anthony Adolfo LUCIANO MD.|
New Britain, CT
Suggestion by Debbie Seymour :
"I found this marvellous doctor because my first OBGYN had told me that I had Stage l Endometriosis that was very minimal and that there was nothing he could do for me. I did lots of research and found...(Read More)
| ||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)
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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