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Hysterectomy Resources for Libertyville, IL
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Libertyville, 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 Libertyville, IL - Find More Doctors
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|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
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Libertyville, IL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Condell Medical Center
801 S Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville IL 60048
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
| ||Andrea Denise JONES MD.|
Suggestion by Mary A Morley :
"She is kind and patient with a good sense of humor. She is also a listener and very personable. She never makes me feel like I asked a silly question. I wish I could go to her for everything....(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)
| ||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)
| ||Sandra VALAITIS MD.|
Suggestion by M Jones :
"Dr Valaitis is an Asso Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Section Chief Gynecology/Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been in practice for...(Read More)
| ||David Henry KINDRED MD.|
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)
| ||Andrew GUZMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa Lee :
"Dr. Guzman is a very kind hearted man. I was very upset about having a hysterectomy but he really helped me to see everything He is a compassionate Dr. who talked to me on a personal level He real...(Read More)
| ||Marilyn Louise MITCHELL MD.|
Mount Prospect, IL
Suggestion by Sandra N :
"Dr. Mitchell doctor provided me with my options much support and the best care with a solution for my reproductive health problem. She was very kind and made me feel a peace at my appointment. I 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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