| Hysterectomy Resources for Naples, FL |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Naples, 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.
|NCH Healthcare Systems
350 7th St North
Naples FL 34102
|Physicians Regional Medical Center
6101 Pine Ridge Rd.
Naples FL 34119
|Physicians Regional Medical Center-Collier Blvd
8300 Collier Blvd
Naples FL 34114
|Naples Community Hospital North
11190 Health Park Blvd
Naples FL 34110
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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
| ||Cindy TROY MD.|
Suggestion by sharon daniels :
"I have been a patient of Nurse Practitioner's Cindy Troy at the Naples Women's Center for many years now. She is very thorough & very caring. I would trust her with my family members. Always cal...(Read More)
| ||Blane Milton CRANDALL MD.|
Suggestion by Renee Hardy :
"Dr. Crandall is an OB/GYN in Naples Florida. He was the first physician in the Naples area to offer Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy. His mind is brilliant and he is excellent clinically an...(Read More)
| ||Dean B HILDAHL MD.|
Suggestion by Kristina T :
"He is a very caring and understanding doctor. I had trouble and he help me understand what was going on and helped me a lot. He takes the time to listen to you and answer all and any question he can....(Read More)
| ||Nikorn ARUNAKUL MD.|
Suggestion by Angela :
"I received an Abdominal Hysterectomy and Oophorectomy of the Right Ovarie. Dr. Arunakul is a very caring comforting cheerful friendly and does his best to keep you out of pain. Great Doctor....(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)
| ||Edmund Charles BOULTING MD.|
Lake Mary, FL
Suggestion by Lori Haller :
"Dr. Boulting is great he is very concerned about his patients I also work at the hospital where he practices and know that he comes to look at patients exams in person. he is very devoted to his pr...(Read More)
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.
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