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Hysterectomy Resources for Mount Vernon, IL

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon, IL - Find More Doctors
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
847-981-3698
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
Suite 210
New Lenox IL 60451
815-463-3000

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Mount Vernon, IL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Good Samaritan Regional Health Center
605 N 12th St
Mount Vernon IL 62864

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 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)"


 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)"


 Timothy J DURKEE MD.
Rockford, IL
Suggestion by Sharon L : "Dr. Durkee is a very patient and thorough doctor. He takes his time and never rushes through an appointment. He always clearly explains medical problems and provides printed information to take hom...(Read More)"


 W Marc BOYD DO.
Peoria, IL
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)"


 Jose F BATTISTINI MD.
Joliet, IL
Suggestion by Waynette Patterson : "This Doctor is an amazing man. I would not have my children or my health if it were not for this man. He is incredible! After 5 miscarriages under another Doctors care I found this Doctor and gave bir...(Read More)"


 Jeffrey N JONES MD.
Herrin, IL
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)"


 Dianne L GIAMMETTA MD.
Rock Island, IL
Suggestion by Jennifer : "Dr. Giammetta has been very helpful to me and answered all the questions I have asked even when she thought I was driving myself crazy asking questions I really didnt need to worry about for one reaso...(Read More)"


 Elizabeth WALZ-BUSCHER MD.
Chicago, IL
Suggestion by Allison : "Beth Buscher is an amazingly warm understanding informative ob/gyn. I originally saw her for prenatal care. She was extemely helpful and took lots of time to talk and explain everything. I was very...(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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