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Hysterectomy Resources for Barrington, IL

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Barrington, IL, 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 Barrington, IL - Find More Doctors
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
847-981-3698
Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
Suite 210
New Lenox IL 60451
815-463-3000

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Barrington, IL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
450 W Hwy 22
Barrington IL 60010

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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

 Randy Ray ZIMMERMAN MD.
Barrington, IL
Suggestion by Karen C : "I recommend Dr. Zimmerman due to his down-to-earth and kind nature. He is a true professional who performed my hysterectomy. During my first appointment he answered every question before I had to ev...(Read More)"


 Julie Christine DOHR MD.
Barrington, IL
Suggestion by Jaimie : "Dr. Dohr has changed my life. I have suffered cysts and pain for years and she is the first to take the initiative to do surgery and see what was going on. She found endometriosis and I will soon ha...(Read More)"


 David Henry KINDRED MD.
Peoria, IL
Suggestion by Jennifer T : "This is my doctor and he has done several surgeries on me and has done a great job everytime he also delivered one of my children and was awsome...(Read More)"


 Shamim Yakub PATEL MD.
Chicago, IL
Suggestion by Jennifer : "She is just wonderful. I did not have a baby with her but saw her after. She has a wonderful bedside manner. She answers all your questions and even ones you would not ask. I am about to have...(Read More)"


 Edward Chu LUAN MD.
Peoria, IL
Suggestion by Vickie H : "I have been a patient of Dr. Luan since his beginning practice! He has been involved in the birth of my youngest child and Just recently has helped me through a tough year of pain and heavy bleeding....(Read More)"


 Edward Joseph STANFORD MD.
Centralia, IL
Suggestion by Traci Phelps : "Dr Stanford is absolutely wonderful! I was only 27 years old when I was told by several doctors in the Carbondale-Marion area that the ONLY way to fix my prolapsed uterus was to do a hysterectomy. I h...(Read More)"


 Jody Lynn KELLY MD.
Peoria, IL
Suggestion by Sheila Shields : "I had to have a total abdonimal hysterectomy. Dr. Jodi Kelly is my regular OB/GYN doctor and she performed the operation. She did a great job explaining why I had to have the procedure what to expe...(Read More)"


 David John SCHLEICHER MD.
Rockford, IL
Suggestion by Miriam : "Dr. Schleicher is wonderful because he actually listened and heard what I had to say. He also was very patient and answered all of my questions regarding my hysterectomy. I would definitely recommend...(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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