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Hysterectomy Resources for Kankakee, IL
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Kankakee, 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 Kankakee, IL - Find More Doctors
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Kankakee, IL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Riverside Medical Center
350 N Wall St
Kankakee IL 60901
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
| ||Karen Arnell SANDERS MD.|
Suggestion by Cin Howard :
"Dr. Sanders is one of the most upfront compassionate doctors I have ever seen!! She also takes time with her patients(seeing her is not a rush in and out exam). She also is very well informed on th...(Read More)
| ||Alissa EROGOBOGBO MD.|
Suggestion by Susannah :
"Dr. Erogobogbo cares. She makes time for me and listens to me. She goes the extra mile no matter what is involved to get to the bottom of things. Her office staff is wonderful as well. I would rec...(Read More)
| ||Purani ARUMUGAM MD.|
Suggestion by Margaret Kress :
"I first met Dr. Purani when I attended an appointment with a friend. She was so compassionate and understanding I knew I had to become her patient too. Being a female herself she truely understands i...(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)
| ||Cheryl PARADIS MD.|
Suggestion by Kim P :
"I highly recommend Dr. Cheryl Paradis because of her wonderful bedside manner and her experience and knowledge. She is beautiful both inside and out cheerful comforting friendly trustworthy expe...(Read More)
| ||Fariha DIPASQUALE MD.|
Suggestion by Shari :
"Dr. Dipasquale has explained more about my condition to me than any other OB\GYN has done in years!! Very easy to talk with and she listens!!...(Read More)
| ||W Marc BOYD DO.|
Suggestion by Tracie :
"Dr. Boyd and his staff were the first group that actually listened to me. Every person working in his office has been courteous kind and wonderful to work with! Dr. Boyd performed my 4th laparoscop...(Read More)
| ||Heather Ann CUSHING MD.|
Glen Ellyn, IL
Suggestion by tazdevil67 :
"I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids in 2003. I ended up having a TAH in January 2007 but kept my ovaries. Dr Cushing took the time to explain to me why I needed a hysterectomy. She answered all my q...(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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