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Hysterectomy Resources for Springfield, IL
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Springfield, 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 Springfield, IL - Find More Doctors
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|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
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Springfield, IL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Memorial Medical Center
701 N First St
Springfield IL 62781
|St. John's Hospital - IL
800 E Carpenter
Springfield IL 62769
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
| ||Tammie Ann KLEIN MD.|
Suggestion by quiltma :
"I was very impressed with Dr. Klein. She made me feel like I was her only patient. She has a wonderful bedside manner and also she will explain everything you care to know...(Read More)
| ||Keirya KING MD.|
Suggestion by Jennifer Yates :
"Dr. King was and is fabulous! I was a new patient to her due to my previous doctor retiring and she listened to all my complaints and concerns. As we started going through the process of my hysterect...(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)
| ||Elizabeth WALZ-BUSCHER MD.|
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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Degaulle HAILE MD.|
Suggestion by Tara :
"Dr. Haile is the most personable Obgyn I have ever been to. He actually wanted to know what I had to say and how I thought he could help me. I found out that I needed a TVH and he explained things i...(Read More)
| ||Shai Jun NYI MD.|
Suggestion by coachjunkie :
"He's down to earth doesn't beat around the bush. Straight forward and tells you like it is. He has cared for me pre-hysterectomy and since. I really like him and won't change....(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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