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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Atlantis, FL, 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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|JFK Medical Center
5301 S Congress Ave
Atlantis FL 33462
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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
|Jennifer S HAYES DO.|
Suggestion by pharas :
"Dr. Hayes is the absolute best doctor!!! I actually look forward to my annual visits. :) She speaks with authority but is never condescending. She is gentle and personable. She creates a sacred space...(Read More)
|Tara Ann SOLOMON MD.|
Boca Raton, FL
Suggestion by E. Johnson :
"Just keep in mind Dr. Solomon is an OB/GYN as I tell my traumatic experience. In 2000 I was admitted to a local hospital as I had horrific abdominal pain and distension. I layed in the E.R. for 16...(Read More)
|Peter KHAMVONGSA MD.|
Suggestion by Jessica C :
"Dr. Peter Khamvongsa is an amazing Ob/Gyn. Absolutely wonderful in caring for his patients and the little bundle of joy in there tummies. He is there every step of the way comforting and helping you...(Read More)
| ||Alexandria M ANGELIDES MD.|
Delray Beach, FL
Suggestion by Iris S. Taub :
"Dr. Angelides has dropped her practice in Obstetrics but does specialize in Gynecology and Menopausal medicine. On both a personal and professional note Dr. Angelides is a very special doctor. She...(Read More)
| ||David Saml A STEWART MD.|
Suggestion by BJ Bible :
"Dr. Stewart has been my OB/GYN for over 10 years. I have recommended all of my friends to him and they all love him. He delivered both of my children has performed three surgeries on my including my...(Read More)
| ||Christopher QUINSEY MD.|
Suggestion by Kerry :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Quinsey's since 2005 when I went to see him at Advance Womens Health in Longwood Florida. I was referred to him by my primary doctor because I was having issues with bei...(Read More)
| ||Stricker MAYES MD.|
Suggestion by Brenda :
"Dr. Mays was suggested by my pharmacist. He works with compounding pharmacists using bio identical hormone therapy. He is very in depth in his exam he orders a full blood work up and goes from those...(Read More)
| ||L PAPPAS MD.|
Pembroke Pines, FL
Suggestion by Phyliss :
"She is caring and wonderful. She takes her time with you and listens to what you have to say. She cares for her patients. When I had to have my hysterectomy she took the time to talk to me and expl...(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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