| Hysterectomy Resources for Boise, ID |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Boise, ID, 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.
|David Newman, M.D.
10030 Edison Square Drive, Suite 100A
Concord NC 28027
|Richard W Farnam, M.D.
1700 N. Oregon
El Paso TX 79902
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Scott Dinesen, M.D.
599 W State Street
Doylestown PA 18901
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Robert Furr, M.D.
Women's Surgery Center
1604 Gunbarrel Road
Chattanooga TN 37421
|Sean Kossari, M.D.
14901 Rinaldi Street
Mission Hills CA 91345
|St. Luke's Regional Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise ID 83712
|Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
1055 N Curtis Rd
Boise ID 83706
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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
| ||Leslie Glenn POOL MD.|
Suggestion by Brooke :
"Dr. Poole is a wonderful doctor. I began seeing him for my yearly appointments after trouble getting in with my regular doctor. I never have a problem getting in to see Dr. Poole. He is very profes...(Read More)
| ||Boyd Kerry LOWDER MD.|
Suggestion by Brenda :
"Dr. Lowder is a great at treating you as a person and not a number. He truly cares about you and your well-being. He has delivered all three of my children (high risk pregnancy) surgery and now he s...(Read More)
| ||Suzanne RICE MD.|
Suggestion by Debbie Gallagher :
"When I had my hysterectomy last summer it was a shock and a trauma. However my surgeon Suzanne Rice was not only the best surgeon I could have had she was also the most caring compassionate and co...(Read More)
| ||Dirk Thomas CARLSON MD.|
Suggestion by Angela :
"A friend recommended Dr. Carlson to me and I have not found a better OB-GYN out there. Dr. Carlson has been my doctor for about 5-6 years. I have seen him for my regular GYN checkups and also as an OB...(Read More)
| ||Anthony Dwain KEYS MD.|
Suggestion by Samantha :
"Dr. Keyes takes the time to listen. He acts like he cares and works very hard on making the patient feel better. He has a very good bedside matter....(Read More)
| ||Aileen KING MD.|
Suggestion by bdimick :
"Dr. King and her staff are wonderful! Friendly staff and compassionate and caring with all clients! She was willing to go the extra mile with me before my hysterectomy and explain everything that w...(Read More)
| ||Gregory Norman SCHAEFER MD.|
Suggestion by Robyn Page :
"I met Dr. Schaefer when I was in ER due to excessive bleeding and severe abdominal pain. He told me what my problem was and I needed surgery (total abdominal hysterectomy with a bilateral salpingo-oo...(Read More)
| ||Earl Monte CRANDALL MD.|
Twin Falls, ID
Suggestion by Janethebug :
"Dr. Crandall is very kind and patient. He is also very thorough in his work. As long as you work with him he will do everything possible to make you feel better....(Read More)
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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