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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Park Ridge, 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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|Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
1775 Dempster St
Park Ridge IL 60068
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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
| ||Susan Michele LUPO MD.|
Park Ridge, IL
Suggestion by Michele F :
"Dr. Lupo has been my doctor for the past 15 years. She performed my fibroidectomy and my hysterectomy. I have found her to be an excellent surgeon and is also very warm and understanding. Also w...(Read More)
| ||Adrienne Louise RAY MD.|
Suggestion by Sandra N :
"Dr Ray is very caring knowledgeable and enthusiastic. She takes the time to listen & try to resolve your medical problems. Great physician!...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Julie Christine DOHR MD.|
Suggestion by Jaimie :
"Dr. Dohr has changed my life. I have suffered cysts and pain for years and she is the first to take the initiative to do surgery and see what was going on. She found endometriosis and I will soon ha...(Read More)
| ||Mona GHOSH MD.|
Suggestion by Sunita :
"I love Dr. Mona Ghosh and would recommend her to anyone who is pregnant in the Schaumburg area. She went above and beyond a doctor's duty. She was very helpful kind and considerate during my entire h...(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)
| ||Padmavathi V PAGADALA MD.|
Suggestion by Stacy :
"Dr. Pagadalla made the switch from my family doctor of many years to an ob/gyn very easy for me. She is very understanding explains things in detail and answers all your questions to your satisfac...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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