HysterSisters City Resources
Hysterectomy Resources for Melbourne, FL
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Melbourne, 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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Melbourne, FL - Find More Doctors
Recommended for Hysterectomy Recovery
Mesh panties are stretchy and light - perfect for holding peri pads securely during hysterectomy recovery. [...More]
Post-operative compression panty with medical grade silicone to speed hysterectomy recovery + reduce scarring. [...More]
Softest Bra Ever
When you want to wear something, but feel nothing. Two in a value pack for your hysterectomy recovery. [...More]
Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Melbourne, FL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center
1350 S Hickory St
Melbourne FL 32901
|Wuesthoff Medical Center-Melbourne
250 N Wickham Rd
Melbourne FL 32935
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
| ||Donna Elizabeth CONNORS MD.|
Suggestion by Flrose :
"Dr. Connors is a fantastic doctor. She is very caring cheerful and has a great attitude. Once you go to her you will never have another doctor. She is great and her staff is good also. She is the be...(Read More)
| ||Victor BENEZRA MD.|
Suggestion by Betty Taylor :
"This Doctor is caring. I am in my 60's and needed a hysterectomy. I have not had major surgery before and he was very patient with me calmed by fears gave me a hug on one occasion and thoroughly e...(Read More)
| ||Donna CONNERS MD.|
Suggestion by Loretta :
"She has a great bedside manner and is an great doctorand a great surgen. I would say for all women to go to her.. Her partner is really good alos....(Read More)
|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)
| ||Armando Luis ROJAS MD.|
Suggestion by M Jervis :
"Dr Rojas did my abdominal hysterectomy 2 years ago. He will sit and really listen to you. As busy as he is he takes time with you never rushes! I was very happy with him and I would recommend him t...(Read More)
| ||Kathleen A STEEPY MD.|
Lady Lake, FL
Suggestion by Jamie :
"I actually work for Dr. Steepy for almost a yr now she is the one who preformed my abdomial hysterectomy and did a wonderful job!...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
From the HysterSisters Community Forum
Visit the HysterSisters Hysterectomy Community Forums
Latest Discussions from the HysterSisters FL forum :
Other FL Cities Altamonte Springs, Atlantis, Aventura, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Bradenton, Brandon, Brooksville, Cape Coral, Celebration, Clearwater, Clermont, Coral Springs, Crystal River, Dade City, Daytona Beach, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Gainesville, Hialeah, Hollywood, Jacksonville, Jupiter, Kissimmee, Lake City, Lakeland, Loxahatchee, Margate, Melbourne, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Gardens, Milton, Miramar, Naples, New Port Richey, Ocala, Orange Park, Orlando, Palm Beach, Palm Coast, Panama City, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Port St. Lucie, Punta Gorda, Rockledge, Safety Harbor, Sarasota, Sebastian, Sebring, St Petersburg, Tallahassee, Tampa, Venice, Viera, Weston, Winter Haven, Winter Park [All States City List]
State List : AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY