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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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Batesville, AR - Find More Doctors
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
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Find a Hospital
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
| ||William Edward HARRISON MD.|
Little Rock, AR
Suggestion by Tonya G :
"Dr. Harrison and his staff treated me like an individual and related to all of my concerns. He patiently went through all of my list of questions since day 1 and did not take offense to any of my odd...(Read More)
| ||Ruston Young PIERCE MD.|
Pine Bluff, AR
Suggestion by karen h :
"dr. ruston pierce is a very caring person that listens to patient's concerns. he is a spiritual inspirational & knowledgeable doctor. dr. pierce's assessment & interventions are very thorough & indi...(Read More)
| ||Debra LAWRENCE MD.|
Suggestion by April :
"She is an absolutely wonderful doctor and beautiful person. She just performed surgery on me and right before she said a beautiful prayer for me. Also the surgery could not have gone more smoothly....(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)
| ||Brenda Norton POWELL MD.|
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Suggestion by Terry :
"Dr. Powell is a very compassionate physician. She really listens to her patients and takes them seriously. In addition she is very cautious and thorough. Dr. Powell is a doctor I trustfor all gynecol...(Read More)
| ||Paige PARTRIDGE MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa Townsend :
"She delivered my 2nd child and is treating me now for peri-menopause. She is genuinely concerned for your well being and does everything in her power to help. She understands women because she is a...(Read More)
| ||James Kris CITTY MD.|
Suggestion by Kristy Parish :
"I had a hysterectomy and had my bladder tacked up in June of 2005. Dr. Citty did both of these procedures. He is extremely kind and a very knowledgeable doctor. Dr. Citty explained the procedures thro...(Read More)
| ||Michael Glenn COPE MD.|
Little Rock, AR
Suggestion by Sherry Wiley :
"I was referred to Dr. Cope by my insurance. He did my laparoscopy and diagnosed endometriosis. He also did my hysterectomy. He was able to do the laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy. I had no...(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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