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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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Jonesboro, AR - Find More Doctors
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|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
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Jonesboro, AR - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center
225 E Jackson Ave
Jonesboro AR 72401
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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Cullen Dale FULLER MD.|
North Little Rock, AR
Suggestion by Kelly Wood :
"He was very personable. He made me feel comfortable and at ease. I went through a tough time and he had compassion towards me. He also has a wonderful nurse. Best Ob/gyn I ever had!...(Read More)
| ||Julia Mortimer WATKINS MD.|
Little Rock, AR
Suggestion by Julie :
"Sent me for further tests when there was a breast irregularity at age 30. Helped me to catch breast cancer early. Did my hysterectomy. Super listener very understanding very caring. You are not just...(Read More)
| ||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)
| ||Lawrence SCHMITZ MD.|
Suggestion by Melinda :
"Dr. Schmitz is an amazing doctor!! I received a diagnoses that meant I would have to have a hysterectomy. Upon mine & my husbands first visit to discuss options Dr. Schmitz was very open about all op...(Read More)
| ||Don Robert PHILLIPS MD.|
Fort Smith, AR
Suggestion by Amber H :
"Dr. Don Phillips is a "total package" physician. He is not only incredibly knowledgable in his field but he is the most compassionate and caring doctor I have ever met. I have been an infertility pat...(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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