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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Dyer, 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.
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|St. Margaret Mercy-Dyer Campus
24 Joliet St
Dyer IN 46311
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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
| ||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)
|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)
| ||Barbara KAMER-THOMPSON MD.|
Suggestion by Paula :
"Dr. Kamer-Thompson was very professional and thorough. She was also very understanding and sympathetic to my situation. I never felt "talked down to" the way some physicians can make you feel. She...(Read More)
| ||Hilary GAUDREAU MD.|
Suggestion by Kim W :
"After changing my doctor who after 17 years had deliveered my children decided to leave me hanging over insurance I was not to eager to trust anyone with my issues. My new Family Doctor who rep...(Read More)
| ||Rhonda S TRIPPEL MD.|
Suggestion by Beth Ann :
"Dr. Trippel is the the dr you go to when you want and need someone that will get to the bottom of your pain. She is also the dr that you can rely on to assist you with getting pregnant staying pregna...(Read More)
| ||Robert RICHEY MD.|
Suggestion by Debbie Peterson :
"I first met Bob Richey when I was 14 and was having horrible pain in my lower abdomen. My Mom ended up taking me to the hospital because our family doctor thought I had an appendisitis. I spent 3 da...(Read More)
| ||Kendal STEPHENS MD.|
Suggestion by Donna D :
"Dr. Stephens is one of the best doctors I have ever worked for. She is kind caring sincere and very capable in her job. I would suggest every woman to see her....(Read More)
| ||Magdy NOUR MD.|
Suggestion by kna :
"Dr. Nour is courteous and takes time to really listen to his patients. He is an OB/GYN doc with a comforting bedside manner. I had been to several gynecologists before I began seeing Dr. Nour because...(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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