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Hysterectomy Resources for Geneva, IL
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Geneva, 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 Geneva, IL - Find More Doctors
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|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
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
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Hospitals in or near Geneva, IL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Delnor Community Hospital
300 Randall Rd
Geneva IL 60134
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
| ||Carolyn MILLS MD.|
Suggestion by Laurel H. :
"She is a very caring doctor who listens and remembers things about you and what you say. She has a great bed side manner explaining what is going on. She trully loves her job and the women she serve...(Read More)
| ||Patricia M BOATWRIGHT MD.|
Suggestion by Jachu :
"I had gone to doctors for over 3 years with my symptoms including the top hospital in the Chicago area ( Northwestern) and had been told that it was all in my head. My manager at work (a man) referr...(Read More)
| ||Jeffrey N JONES MD.|
Suggestion by donna :
"I was referred to Dr Jones after having an abnormal pap test. Dr Jones advised me of my options and then LISTENED TO MY preferences. After careful consideration he performed a total hysterectomy l...(Read More)
| ||Steven Douglas BUSH MD.|
Suggestion by Heather :
"Dr. Bush is very knowledgable and is on the cutting edge of treatments for women's health issues. I had a cryoablation to help with heavy mensis. It was an in office procedure & was very easy. When...(Read More)
| ||Shirley Jane STONE MD.|
Suggestion by Melynda Minor :
"Dr. Stone is the BEST!!! You could not ask for a better doctor. She will sit down with you and actually TALK to you about what is going on and LISTEN to what you have to say.she will give you the best...(Read More)
| ||David Campbell WALTERS MD.|
Mount Vernon, IL
Suggestion by Eleanor :
"Dr. Walters performed my hysterectomy. I was a new patient and scared. He was kind and took the time to explain what and how he was going to do the surgery. I had a quick recovery. He was very helpful...(Read More)
| ||Lawrence V GRATKINS MD.|
Suggestion by Michele Shepherd :
"Dr. Gratkins is the best doctor that I have ever had. I had 2 high risk pregnancies one in 1997 and the other in 2004. He has always been very helpful and is willing to answer any questions that...(Read More)
| ||Lanny Francis WILSON MD.|
Suggestion by Gail Edmonds :
"Dr. Wilson is the most compassionate communicative doctor I've ever had and I've had several in my 50 years since we moved every couple of years before settling in Illinois 20 years ago. He is high...(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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