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Hysterectomy Resources for Albany, GA

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Albany, GA, 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 Albany, GA - Find More Doctors
Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Suite 276
Atlanta GA 30342
4042558778
Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
4043554885
Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
770-913-0001
Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
(470) 312-3696

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Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
417 3rd Ave
Albany GA 31701

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/2539-t1.jpg PhotoJoseph Louis TATE MD.
Norcross, GA
Suggestion by Queen S : "I have worked in the same hospital that Dr. Tate practice's in for the last 3 years as a labor and delivery nurse. He is patient and always present. He believes a women's body already knows how to...(Read More)"


http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/891-t1.jpg PhotoHugo RIBOT MD.
Cartersville, GA
Suggestion by Amanda : "He is so great!! As well as Dr. Kang!! The whole office makes you feel so welcome!!!...(Read More)"


http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/2704-t1.jpg PhotoThomas LYONS MD.
Atlanta, GA
Suggestion by Margo : "Wonderful caring doctor who has a sense of humor along with the technical skills to develop and perform state of the art surgery. Six years ago I had the outpatient laparoscopic hysterectomy he d...(Read More)"


 Phillip Nolan BANNISTER MD.
Lawrenceville, GA
Suggestion by ggirl : "Great physician. Has been around quite a while and knows his stuff. Excellent care. He and his staff are very knowledgeable and kind. I wouldn't go anywhere else!...(Read More)"


 Bobby TACKITT MD.
Marietta, GA
Suggestion by Marsha : "In this area it is very difficult to find a doctor who is a gynocologist-urologist. Many women have problems with prolapse or other conditions following a hysterectomy (or even before one). Dr. Tack...(Read More)"


 Mohamad ATTAR MD.
Conyers, GA
Suggestion by Queen S : "I met Dr. Attar in Aug 07. I had been having gyn issues. He was very patient and listened to all I had to say. He did some tests and then he made two suggestions and told me that he would do what I...(Read More)"


 David ADCOCK MD.
GA
Suggestion by vivian : "I was this doctors patient in 2006-2007 and only stopped going to him because I moved. He is a wonderful doctor that is patient kind and knowledgeable. His office staff is also the best....(Read More)"


 Gregory Todd FOUNTAIN MD.
Lawrenceville, GA
Suggestion by ledge_219 : "I highly recommend Dr. Gregory Fountain. I found him through my listing of OBGYNs recommended by my medical insurance. I have discovered him to be the best OBGYN. He is very kind and friendly. He ma...(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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