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Hysterectomy Resources for Idaho Falls, ID
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Idaho Falls, 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.
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Doctors in or near Idaho Falls, ID - Find More Doctors
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Paul MacKoul, M.D.
3206 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville MD 20852
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Wayne NJ 07450
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
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Hospitals in or near Idaho Falls, ID - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Mountain View Hospital
2325 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls ID 83404
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
| ||Monika FEALKO MD.|
Suggestion by Kelly T :
"Monika Fealko is a wonderful caring doctor! I highly suggest her! I had a total vaginal hysterectomy that she performed for me. She called me the night before my surgery and visited me pre-op and post...(Read More)
| ||Phillip Charles AGRUSA MD.|
Suggestion by Tami Lowry :
"Dr.Agrusa has been the most caring genuine thorough doctor I've ever had the pleasure of being a patient of. His bedside manner is awesome and he has a happy-to-see-you demeanor. He takes time to...(Read More)
| ||Frederick Peter AMBROSE MD.|
Coeur D Alene, ID
Suggestion by Kristen M :
"I have had a few different surgeries in my lifetime so far. Dr Ambrose impressed me by how "approachable" he is. Great bedside manner!!!! And it floored me when he personally called to follow up with...(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)
| ||Darren Wayne COLEMAN MD.|
Twin Falls, ID
Suggestion by Jeanette R :
"Dr. Coleman practices in the field of OB/GYN and performed my hysterectomy March 30th 2010. He has many years of experience and the added knowledge from his fathers lifetime of experiences in the sam...(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)
| ||Deward Anthony HENNEBERG MD.|
Coeur D Alene, ID
Suggestion by Michelle :
"This doctor follows in the footsteps of 2 uncles and a father who all practice OB/GYN. He graduated at the top of his class from Loma Linda Medical school. He was asked by the University to stay and l...(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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