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Hysterectomy Resources for Batesville, AR
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Batesville, AR, 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 Batesville, AR - Find More Doctors
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
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Hospitals in or near Batesville, AR - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|White River Medical Center
1710 Harrison St
Batesville AR 72501
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
| ||Julia Mortimer WATKINS MD.|
Little Rock, AR
Suggestion by Julie :
"Sent me for further tests when there was a breast irregularity at age 30. Helped me to catch breast cancer early. Did my hysterectomy. Super listener very understanding very caring. You are not just...(Read More)
| ||Stephen Frank LEFLER MD.|
Suggestion by Sloan D :
"Dr. Lefler has been a coworker and friend for many years as well as my doctor. He treats me with respect and understands the extra implications of taking care of someone who is a friend and coworker...(Read More)
| ||Mark Gregory PICKHARDT MD.|
Suggestion by Keri B :
"Dr. Pickhardt was my OB for 2 of my 3 pregnancies and is my gyn now and I am currently facing a hysterectomy. He is very knowledgeable and always talks to you about every option available for your si...(Read More)
| ||Scott Dwayne SMITH MD.|
Suggestion by Carrie :
"Dr. Smith is an awesome doctor! He really makes you feel at ease! He makes you feel like you are the only patient he has. I moved from MI to AR. I needed to find a new GYN. I was having some problems...(Read More)
| ||Stephen Edgardo TORRES MD.|
Fort Smith, AR
Suggestion by gordonk :
"Fabulous. I called him my Dr Prince Charming. Office visits were never rushed. He was genuinely kind and took time to explain details. Surgery was great (if such can be the case). He indulged m...(Read More)
| ||Joe Allen CLOUD MD.|
Suggestion by Miranda :
"He was a savior to me he helped me when noone else would. I had neeb to 3 other doctors because of bad pain and I went to see him and we had to do a total hyst but I am better now and feel the best I...(Read More)
| ||Melissa C RAINWATER MD.|
Fort Smith, AR
Suggestion by Tammy :
"Dr. Rainwater is my OBGYN. She did my hysterectomy in September of 2008. She is very cheerful always has a smile when I have seen her greet someone even in the halls. She has answered my many que...(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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