| Hysterectomy Resources for Palm Coast, FL |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Palm Coast, 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.
|Florida Hospital Flagler
60 Memorial Medical Pkwy
Palm Coast FL 32164
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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
| ||Karen TOPPI MD.|
Palm Coast, FL
Suggestion by Rhonda Sellers-McDaniel :
"I had a hysterectomy because of a 10 pound Fibroid Tumor. Dr. Toppi is funny and understanding. She preformed my hysterectomy and I was up and about in no time. Very professional in explaining the...(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)
| ||Vanessa DANCE MD.|
Cocoa Beach, FL
Suggestion by Julia :
"Dr. Dance is an excellent doctor and has a wonderful caring staff. Dr. Dance is cheerful friendly diligent experienced and trustworthy. Dr. Dance performed a hysterectomy on me along with two...(Read More)
| ||Alberto M GUTIERREZ MD.|
Suggestion by Elisabeth :
"Dr. Gutierrez has a great bedside manner. He helped me through a miscarriage. He also performed a myomectomy and removed a bartholin's cyst - very minimal blood loss. He also performed my c-section...(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)
| ||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.
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