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Hysterectomy Resources for Tallahassee, FL
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Tallahassee, 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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Hospitals in or near Tallahassee, FL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Capital Regional Medical Center
2626 Capital Medical Blvd
Tallahassee FL 32308
|Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
1300 Miccosukee Rd
Tallahassee FL 32308
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
| ||Tara Louise WAH MD.|
Suggestion by Jana :
"Dr. Wah is a jewel! She takes her time and is down to earth while being very professional. She explains the technical jargon in easy to understand ways. She also keeps on staff some really great ga...(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)
| ||Robt Enwood ASHMORE MD.|
Suggestion by tdmsully :
"I can't say enough about my experience with Dr. Ashmore. He'd done my second D & C years before and I knew I needed a hysterectomy when I went back to see him but he still took the time to explain alt...(Read More)
| ||David J DIXON DO.|
Suggestion by Amy :
"Dr. Dixon delivered our daughter in October 2005. We appreciated the time he took with us in each and every appointment. He always made us feel important like we were the only couple expecting a chil...(Read More)
| ||Michael Louis DOUSO MD.|
Suggestion by Wanda :
"I highly recommend Dr. Douso for your gyno needs. Dr. Douso is very skilled and a wonderful doctor who truely cares about you and your situation. Additonally Dr. Douso's nurse Joyce is wonderful. You...(Read More)
| ||David OBRYAN MD.|
Suggestion by Samantha :
"Dr. O'Bryan was by OB & delivered my son by C-section 4 years ago. I loved the attention he gave us at each visit & his sense of humor always made me feel such at ease! I had to switch doctors when I...(Read More)
| ||Stephen Wiley DUNCAN MD.|
Suggestion by KATINKA :
"Ladies AND Gentlemen: If you are looking for a physician who will actually LISTEN to your concerns needs and questions Danny and I want to suggest Dr. Stephen Duncan. To say the least this office i...(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)
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.
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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