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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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Waterbury, CT - Find More Doctors
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Susan Carter, M.D.
North Colorado Medical Center/ MCR
1800 15th Street, Suite 220
Greeley CO 80631
970 353 1335
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Rosalind Jackson, M.D.
4000 MiamisburgCenterville RD
Miamisburg OH 45342
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
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Hospitals in or near Waterbury, CT - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Daniel Allen GOLDSTEIN MD.|
Sandy Hook, CT
Suggestion by Sharon Huminski :
"I highly recommend Dr Goldstein. I had suffered for years with endometriosis. He was the first doctor who listened to what I had been though what treatments I had tried and he gave me options. He ga...(Read More)
| ||Julie Smith FLAGG MD.|
Suggestion by Sharon Birmingham :
"I've been seeing this doctor for 25 years for general gynecological services. She is the best in her class. Not only does she have a tremendous mind for recall of medical information on the spot but s...(Read More)
| ||Cynthia M RONAN MD.|
Suggestion by Deedra :
"Dr Ronan is comforting optimistic and experienced. My first visit led to a laproscopy and diagnosis for adenomyosis. She does it all delivers babies and performs surgery. I fully trust her. She calms...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Kenneth Paul BLAU MD.|
Suggestion by Pamela P :
"I have had Dr. Blau as my Dr for many years . He delivered my twins !! I also had to have a hysterectomey on Feb 24th 09. He takes the time to listen and is a wonderful Dr and surgeon....(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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