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Hysterectomy Resources for Phoenix, AZ

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Phoenix, AZ, 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 Phoenix, AZ - Find More Doctors
Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
Suite 205
North Chelmsford MA 01863
978-459-8300
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
828-670-5665
Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
940 591-6700
Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Ste 205
Anchorage AK 99508
9072724443
Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
651-600-3035
John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Suite 104
Tacoma WA 98465
253-403-5432
Paul MacKoul, M.D.
3206 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville MD 20852
1.888.787.4379

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Phoenix, AZ - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Paradise Valley Hospital
3929 E Bell Rd
Phoenix AZ 85032
John C. Lincoln Hospital-North Mountain
250 E Dunlap
Phoenix AZ 85020
Phoenix Baptist Hospital & Medical Center
2000 W Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix AZ 85015
Banner - Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
1111 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix AZ 85006
Mayo Clinic Hospital
5777 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix AZ 85054
Banner Estrella Medical Center
9201 West Thomas Road
Phoenix AZ 85037
St. Joseph's Hospital
350 West Thomas Road
Phoenix AZ 85013

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Steven James LABAND MD.
Phoenix, AZ
Suggestion by Danelle Tavares : "Dr. Laband is an extremely thorough and caring doctor. He takes the time to know hispatients and listen to any and all concerns. There is never that "hurry up I am on a schedule" feeling that is so...(Read More)"


 Charles CLINCH DO.
Phoenix, AZ
Suggestion by Christine : "I absolutely LOVE Dr Clinch! He greets you with a smile and a hug everytime just like a friend. He will answer ANY questions you have. (I've actually spent time thinking up random questions to ask and...(Read More)"


 Steven Garth NELSON MD.
Phoenix, AZ
Suggestion by Natalie : "I have been in Dr. Nelson's care for over 10 years and he has gotten me through trying to conceive and delivered two pregnancies. I can say that he and his team at Camelback Women's Health are a grea...(Read More)"


 Eugenie V ANDERSON MD.
Phoenix, AZ
Suggestion by pennylane : "If you are having troubles with your hormones and getting them right then Dr. Anderson's office is the place to go. She is located in Phoenix. She has many nurse practitioners who are equally valuabl...(Read More)"


 Eric Shawn HAZELRIGG MD.
Phoenix, AZ
Suggestion by Chris J : "I had a partial hysterectomy 3/2010 done by Dr. Hazelrigg and everything went exceptionally well. Dr. Hazelrigg is skilled and confident doctor. He has a relaxed attitude and is easy to communicat...(Read More)"


 Steven J WININGER MD.
Phoenix, AZ
Suggestion by Jessica S. : "Dr. Wininger has been my OB/GYN for 10 years. He is a very gifted doctor and surgeon and is hugely involved with clinical trials in womans health. Words cannot describe how much I respect trust and a...(Read More)"


 Valerie Jo SCHOLTEN MD.
Phoenix, AZ
Suggestion by Laura W : "My first experience with Valerie Scholten was for an emergency ectopic pregnancy surgery in 2000. I have been going back to her office for annuals since then. I have discovered that 2 of my friends ha...(Read More)"


 Scott Michael GULINSON MD.
Phoenix, AZ
Suggestion by annette : "fantastic physician with incredible bedside manner. Great to his patients all around. Highly recommended....(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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