| Hysterectomy Resources for Anderson, IN |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Anderson, IN, 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.
|Community Hospital of Anderson & Madison County
1515 N Madison Ave
Anderson IN 46011
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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
|Wendy Kinsey CORNING MD.|
Suggestion by Amy :
"WONDERFUL bedside manner!!! This is a person who you feel like you've know forever as soon as you meet her! Dr. Corning provided me excellent care both pre and post op (TVH). She really listened t...(Read More)
| ||Robert Emmett WRENN MD.|
Suggestion by Sue :
"I have been a patient of Dr Wrenn's for almost 12 years. He has treated me for endometriosis and adenomyosis. He has also treated me for cervical dysplasia. I want to recommend Dr Wrenn for his excell...(Read More)
| ||Lisa Charlene HENDRICKS MD.|
Michigan City, IN
Suggestion by Trisha Schawo :
"This woman is wonderful! I have experienced pain from cysts on my ovaries plus polysistic ovaries. I've been to countless doctors who refused to do anything to help me solve my problems and put and...(Read More)
| ||Brian Elliott HALEY MD.|
Suggestion by michelle :
"Dr. Haley is very compassionate and has a GREAT bedside manner. I would suggest him (and have) to friends and family. I am so glad I was able to get a doctor that knows what he's doing and takes the t...(Read More)
| ||Nicole S PERRY MD.|
Suggestion by Libby B :
"I have been with Dr. Nicole Perry over the last 10 years. She is caring and compassionate with her patients. She listens. She is also knowledgable about her field practice....(Read More)
| ||Anthony Nicholas GENTILE MD.|
Suggestion by Kathy :
"Very thorough and experienced. Treated for fibroids and overgrowth of uterine wall. Felt that he encouraged further testing tried other options before going right to major surgery and even consulted...(Read More)
| ||William B BEUCHAT DO.|
Suggestion by CATHERINE C :
"I had a total hysterectomy on 09/20/2007 which included removal of my cervix. I went home the next day. I feel unbelievably well. I went shopping the next two days after getting home. I can't eve...(Read More)
| ||Sallie HAHN MD.|
Suggestion by Shawna :
"For years I have dealt with female issues including cervical cancer and dysplasia and leading to now excessive bleeding. I have seen doctor after doctor trying to get help and the most anyone would do...(Read More)
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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