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Hysterectomy Resources for Urbana, IL
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Urbana, 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 Urbana, IL - Find More Doctors
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|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 Urbana, IL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Provena Covenant Medical Center
1400 W Park St
Urbana IL 61801
|Carle Foundation Hospital
611 W Park St
Urbana IL 61801
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
| ||George Arthur BANUELOS MD.|
Downers Grove, IL
Suggestion by Not-2-Brave :
"Dr. Banuelos has a great personality (gentle compassionate patient funny) and more importantly is an expert in his field - gyn. surg. He's about 50 from Chicago and also speaks spanish....(Read More)
| ||Marc BOYDD MD.|
Suggestion by sherry :
"keeps you very informed on whats going on and what your options are. keeps you up to date on everything...(Read More)
| ||Jack Michael GIBSON MD.|
Suggestion by schafr7 :
"When I first went to Dr. Gibson 16 years ago my OB/GYN had just retired and I wanted to establish with a new doctor and discuss a tubal. I was only 31 years old but had polycystic ovaries and was t...(Read More)
| ||Daniel Albert NORD MD.|
Suggestion by D. Bell :
"Dr. Nord has a very good approach. I appreciate being informed with dignity and understanding balanced with honesty and straightforwardness. Though my situation left very little option but hysterect...(Read More)
| ||Bradley Joseph TISSIER MD.|
O Fallon, IL
Suggestion by shirley :
"I have had many OB Drs being a wife of a military person. I can not explain the extrodinary service that is given by this Dr and his staff. I have had this Dr now for 3 years. You have to experience...(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)
| ||Jacob ROTMENSCH MD.|
Suggestion by Natalie :
"Dr. Rotmensch is a Gynecological Oncologist who performed a hysterectomy and BSO on me. He determined that I had ovarian cancer stage III and optimally debulked me. After my surgery I found ano...(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)
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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