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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Carmel, 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.
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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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|Clarian North Medical Center
11700 N. Meridian St
Carmel IN 46032
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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
| ||Kathryn A COPELAND MD.|
Suggestion by ontheparkway :
"Dr. Kathryn Copeland is a woman physician specializing in urogynocology. She is very caring and addresses you with care and concern. She referred me to a special group of Physical therapists to help t...(Read More)
| ||David John KENLEY MD.|
Suggestion by stephanie s :
"I recommend Dr.Kenley because he cares about his patients ad listens to them. I like going to a doctor that takes the time to get to know his patient and her needs and fears. It isn't just a five minu...(Read More)
| ||Marc Robert KAPPELMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Jeanine :
"Dr. Marc Kappelman is truly committed to top quality patient care. I have been a patient of his for over 20 years with six full-term pregnancies (he delivered five of them himself!). He is in solo p...(Read More)
|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)
| ||Deborah RONCO MD.|
Suggestion by Charlene :
"Dr. Ronco is a very caring Doctor. I became a patient of hers October 2006 when I was having problems. She performed a very thorough exam and find me to have several issues that needed to be addressed...(Read More)
| ||Ravi Datla RAJU MD.|
Fort Wayne, IN
Suggestion by Tonya :
"He is a very detailed hands on physician. He is in a practice with about 15 other physicians and they all nice....(Read More)
| ||David S. MCLAUGHLIN MD.|
Suggestion by Paula Woodlief :
"Specialty _Reproductive/Menopause/Gynecological Surgery If you need any of the above services in the Indiana area you want this doctor and staff. Besides the brilliant medicine he practices you...(Read More)
| ||Martina MCGOWAN MD.|
Suggestion by Karin Avance :
"I'm suggesting Dr Martina McGowan because she listens first pays attentions ask questions and then makes suggestion on how to act. If you aren't comfortable with the suggestions she doesn't push no...(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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