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Hysterectomy Resources for Chandler, AZ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Chandler, AZ, 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 Chandler, AZ - Find More Doctors
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Chandler, AZ - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Chandler Regional Hospital
475 S Dobson Rd
Chandler AZ 85224
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
| ||Scott Rigby PARTRIDGE MD.|
Suggestion by brenda davis :
"Dr. Partridge is the doctor who performed my hysterectomy. He is amazing! Not only is he a brilliant physician but he is also a very very caring and understanding person. Before my hysterectomy I c...(Read More)
| ||Todd MALAN MD.|
Suggestion by NANNETTE AMNEUS :
"I had a bladder reconstruction for cystocil/rectocil which was an unforseen result of my hysterectomy last year. He is fantastic and personable. Very open to suggestions and total patient care....(Read More)
|Richard DEMIR MD.|
Suggestion by Pat T :
"I went to Dr. Demir with health problems related to a large fibroid tumor on my uterus. Dr. Demir performed a laproscopic hysterectomy. The tumor was nearly 2 lbs. He saw me the next morning to let me...(Read More)
|Shelly R MESSER MD.|
Suggestion by susan :
"Great OBGYN doctor! Very good listener and answered all of our questions. We would recommmend this doctor....(Read More)
|Scott CRAWFORD MD.|
Suggestion by Megan C :
"Dr. Crawford helped me so much- I had endometriosis and eventually had 6 surgeries including a hysterectomy and oopherectomy. He is a highly skilled surgeon as well as a caring doctor. He listened...(Read More)
| ||Kimberly DIANA-BROOKS MD.|
Suggestion by Melanie :
"Dr. Diana-Brooks was wonderful to me. She is the Dr. that diagnosed my cervical cancer. She is very kind and actually listens to your thoughts and concerns. She treats you like a real person and not j...(Read More)
| ||Pamela P GOLDEN MD.|
Suggestion by Lori :
"Dr Golden is by far the best GYN I have ever been treated by. I have been her patient for several years and she is always very kind patient and understanding of my needs and concerns. She is EXTREM...(Read More)
| ||Katherine FARIAS MD.|
Suggestion by Leigh Abril :
"I came to Copper State OB/GYN on a referral from my regular doctor. She raved about them and since I have been going to her for 10 wonderful years I totally trusted her opinion. My trust was well pl...(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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