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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Hoffman Estates, 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.
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|St. Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates IL 60194
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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
| ||H Gordon Iıı DAVIS MD.|
Hoffman Estates, IL
Suggestion by Desiree Stopczynski :
"Dr. Davis is a wonderful man. I meet him When my step mom was having my little brother and Dr. Davis said i could be in the operating room for her emerg. c-section. I was 18 at the time . Since then...(Read More)
| ||Sheri Lynn CATLIN MD.|
Rock Island, IL
Suggestion by Bridget L :
"She saved my life! I was bleeding to death and she stepped into a bad situation and took me over as her patient and fixed what my first dr messed up! I owe her my life! Not only is she my dr but she h...(Read More)
| ||Susan Ching TSAI MD.|
Suggestion by Wanda :
"Dr. Tsai is an excellent physician. A hysterotomy is a very sensitive matter. Dr. Tsai took the time to throughly explain everything to me. She makes sure she explains everything in a way that you...(Read More)
| ||Ramon Guzman LOPEZ MD.|
Suggestion by stacy M :
"Caring attentivepatient. Great personality the best bedside manner I have ever experienced! Listens to what you have to say! Make you feel at eaze the moment he walks in the room....(Read More)
| ||Marilanne JOHNSON MD.|
Glen Ellyn, IL
Suggestion by mary fritz jordan :
"Large fibroids caused very heavy bleeding most days of each month. Dr. Johnson in a very compassionate and logical manner informed me of my remaining options for several years knowing that I did n...(Read More)
| ||Cheryl Kay FAIDLEY MD.|
Rock Island, IL
Suggestion by Lisa Rogers :
"Dr. Faidley is an outstanding doctor!! I have now been her patient for about 7 years. I have had female problems since an early age. She took me as a new patient and listened to my concerns about my p...(Read More)
| ||Alan JOHNSON MD.|
Hanover Park, IL
Suggestion by Barb Cantrell :
"Dr. Alan Johnson is a wonderful gentle and caring doctor. He makes sure that you understand everything and does not rush you out....(Read More)
| ||Lori Ann TEVERBAUGH MD.|
Suggestion by Nancy :
"She is young listens with patience and spends time with her patients. She looks at the whole person not just one problem you are having but your lifestyle and other things in your life and your ph...(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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