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Hysterectomy Resources for Flagstaff, AZ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Flagstaff, 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.
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Doctors in or near Flagstaff, AZ - Find More Doctors
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
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Hospitals in or near Flagstaff, AZ - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Flagstaff Medical Center
1200 N Beaver St
Flagstaff AZ 86001
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
|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)
|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)
|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)
| ||Kelly Hallett ROY MD.|
Suggestion by Terri :
"I was given Dr. Kelly Roy's name from 2 doctors that I work with. They had gone to school with her and had kept in touch with over the years. Her practice was 150 miles away from the city we lived...(Read More)
| ||Ainhi N TRAN MD.|
Suggestion by Jennifer G :
"Dr. Tran is wonderful!!! She is caring understanding patient and incredibly smart. She is funny too. She has been my doctor since visiting her practice during an ectopic pregnancy. I didn't have a...(Read More)
| ||Susan MORTEN-PRADHAN MD.|
Suggestion by Faith :
"Dr Morten-Pradhan found my GYN problem after other doctors ignoring it for 1.5yrs. She is wonderful and her office is very efficient....(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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