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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Sebastian, 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.
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|Sebastian River Medical Center
13695 US Hwy #1
Sebastian FL 32958
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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
|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)
| ||Arthur Stitt CLEMENTS MD.|
Suggestion by Darlene :
"Dr. Clements is very knowledgeable in his field as well as very caring and genuine. He is open and honest and will tell you anything you need to know about procedures you will be having. Always reas...(Read More)
| ||Terrence Saml PEPPY MD.|
Suggestion by Wanda :
"Ladies if you want a great OBGYN with a great bed side manor this is you guy..... I have never met a dotor with both qualities I had hystrectomy done by this doctor he was great...(Read More)
| ||Jeffrey Mark LITT MD.|
Suggestion by Kathi Holahan :
"I went to him knowing I had a problem but not as bad as it was. Dr. Litt was able to get me scheduled for the MRI and other tests IMMEDIATELY after he discovered I had a large tumor on one of my ova...(Read More)
| ||Eileen Ford FARWICK DO.|
Suggestion by Terry Lee Long :
"Dr Farwick is friendly and down to earth. She cares about her patients and takes her time with you. She will make sure she answers any questions you may have and help in any way she can. She did my hy...(Read More)
| ||Richard G HANDAL MD.|
Boca Raton, FL
Suggestion by Susan Kaplan :
"Dr. Handal is a very warm compassionate doctor. I'm a very nervous person whenever I go for my exams and he always puts my mind at ease..He tries to make me feel comfortable and always does.. On...(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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