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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Fort Wayne, 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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Hospitals in or near Fort Wayne, IN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
2200 Randallia Dr
Fort Wayne IN 46805
|Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
7950 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne IN 46804
2520 DuPont Road
Fort Wayne IN 46825
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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
| ||Michael Brian SCOTT MD.|
Fort Wayne, IN
Suggestion by Michele W :
"Dr. Scott did my Hysterectomy and from before the surgery he made sure I understood everything that I needed to know before I set up for the surgery. The day of he was the before they put me to sleep...(Read More)
| ||Cortney Lee SCHWARTZ MD.|
Fort Wayne, IN
Suggestion by Melissa Siren :
"I am recommending Dr. Schwartz because he is an amazing doctor! He was my OB for both of my pregnancies and was absolutely awesome - my pregnancies were not easy ones but he got my babies here and...(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)
|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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Jonathan E FRANCES DO.|
Suggestion by Barbie Martin :
"I recommend Dr. Frances to everyone I know! He is so compassionate and really cares about giving his patients the very best care. Over the time from when I first began having problems to after I actua...(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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