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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in McHenry, 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.
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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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McHenry IL 60050
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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
| ||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)
| ||Harold Axel NORD MD.|
Suggestion by Kathy S :
"I would recommend Dr. Harold Nord to any woman in need of a great OB/GYN. He is a Christian man and a great doctor. He is friendly trustworthy comforting and very competent. He is my personal doc...(Read More)
| ||Travis K HALDEMAN DO.|
Evergreen Park, IL
Suggestion by Gillian Trumbull :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Haldeman for 6 years now. I have a history of trauma in my past and he has been extremely caring and understanding with me. I have had multiple complications which have re...(Read More)
| ||Carlos Alberto ROTMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Silvia :
"Dr. Rotman is one of the few in world who can do a tubal reversal laparoscopically and he has the BEST academically published success rate in the world! On top of that he's such a wonderful guy so...(Read More)
| ||Michael Jay ZINAMAN MD.|
Suggestion by ciara :
"I've had a hysterectomy & the doctor has moved out of the area where I live so I'm no longer his patient. When I found Dr Zinaman I'd given up. I didn't think the pain would ever stop and the n...(Read More)
| ||Jonathan Youngmin SONG MD.|
Saint Charles, IL
Suggestion by Kristine Bender :
"Dr. Song was recommended to me by another Dr. due to his expert skills in Laparoscopic surgery. I was in need of a hysterectomy but if possible wanted to avoid having it done abdominally with a lon...(Read More)
| ||Shamim Yakub PATEL MD.|
Suggestion by Jennifer :
"She is just wonderful. I did not have a baby with her but saw her after. She has a wonderful bedside manner. She answers all your questions and even ones you would not ask. I am about to have...(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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