| Hysterectomy Resources for Jonesboro, AR |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Jonesboro, 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.
|St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center
225 E Jackson Ave
Jonesboro AR 72401
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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
| ||Charles Lawrence BARKER MD.|
Suggestion by Amy :
"This doctor sits down and explains things to you. He tells you why he came to such conclusions that he has and he takes every precaution needed and then some when dealing with the surgery stuff. He a...(Read More)
| ||Norbert William DELACEY MD.|
Suggestion by Janet Beck :
"Dr. DeLacey is always very thorough and speaks in terms that an average person can understand! He never seems to tire of your questions and actually answered several questions I hadn't even thought a...(Read More)
| ||John Gregory BOOKER MD.|
El Dorado, AR
Suggestion by Brandi :
"Dr. Booker has been my OB/GYN for almost 7 years. He was there for the pregnancy and birth of my two beautiful children and he has been wonderful in taking care of all of my female problems. Hystere...(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)
| ||Kelly Dean SHRUM DO.|
Pine Bluff, AR
Suggestion by Julie Howard :
"Dr. Shrum performed a hysterectomy on me in March of last year. He was professional knowledgeable friendly and patient. The surgery was perfect and recovery was very quick due to his pre-operatio...(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)
| ||Cindy Ann HUBACH MD.|
Little Rock, AR
Suggestion by Traci :
"Dr. Hubach is a wonderful doctor she has always been there for me when I really needed her. She is great at making you feel calm and relaxed during birthing your baby. She is very nice during your ex...(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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