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Hysterectomy Resources for Glendale, AZ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Glendale, 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 Glendale, AZ - Find More Doctors
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
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Hospitals in or near Glendale, AZ - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Banner - Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 W Thunderbird Rd
Glendale AZ 85306
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
| ||Damian Jeremy BASS MD.|
Suggestion by Robyn :
"He is awesome for any woman troubles. He got me through my pregnancy with my son a miscarriage and did an incredible surgery on my ovaries when they started bleeding internally last year. He does...(Read More)
| ||Mary-Helene BROWN MD.|
Suggestion by Kathy Daugherty :
"I have been a patient of this doctor for over 10 years. She delivered my two youngest children. It's a lot easier talking to a woman doctor about a womens body. When I was pregnant and about to delive...(Read More)
| ||Tracy CONTANT MD.|
Suggestion by Bridget :
"Very caring and compassionate. She listens and doesn't second guess you when you are talking. Suggests options available and is quite frank about the pros and cons. She was my doctor and also the s...(Read More)
| ||Marvin Lloyd ERICKSON MD.|
Suggestion by stacey :
"Dr. Erickson performed my TAH / BSO....best care from him his staff and especially Arrowhead Hospital. Many thanks to a great team during a rough time....(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)
|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)
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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