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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Scottsdale, 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.
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10290 N. 92nd Street
Scottsdale AZ 85258
|Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak
7400 E. Thompson Peak
Scottsdale AZ 85255
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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
| ||Ingrid Elizabeth HAAS MD.|
Suggestion by Sharon :
"After years of putting it off I finally had to get a hysterectomy to deal with large fibroids and excrutiating periods. The first time I met Dr. Haas she came in the room with a big smile on her fa...(Read More)
| ||Courtney HUNT MD.|
Suggestion by April Parker :
"I am a 31 year old who had a partial hysterectomy at the age of 29. It was very hard for me to accept the fact that I really had no other choice. I found Dr. Hunt a year before my hysterectomy. She by...(Read More)
| ||Kelly Hallett ROY MD.|
Suggestion by Terri :
"I was given Dr. Kelly Roy's name from 2 doctors that I work with. They had gone to school with her and had kept in touch with over the years. Her practice was 150 miles away from the city we lived...(Read More)
| ||Deborah D WILSON MD.|
Suggestion by pennylane64 :
"This gynecologist is the best in the Phoenix area in my humble opinion. And I am a healthcare professional myself. I had a total hysterectomy including removal of ovaries etc and it was via laparosco...(Read More)
|Shelly R MESSER MD.|
Suggestion by susan :
"Great OBGYN doctor! Very good listener and answered all of our questions. We would recommmend this doctor....(Read More)
|Richard DEMIR MD.|
Suggestion by Pat T :
"I went to Dr. Demir with health problems related to a large fibroid tumor on my uterus. Dr. Demir performed a laproscopic hysterectomy. The tumor was nearly 2 lbs. He saw me the next morning to let me...(Read More)
|Scott CRAWFORD MD.|
Suggestion by Megan C :
"Dr. Crawford helped me so much- I had endometriosis and eventually had 6 surgeries including a hysterectomy and oopherectomy. He is a highly skilled surgeon as well as a caring doctor. He listened...(Read More)
| ||Richard Wayne WILSON MD.|
Suggestion by Crystal B :
"Many people ask me to recommend an ob when they move to the area. I can honestly say Dr. Rick Wilson's personality was made for this job. He understands women and their needs. This is a doctor truely...(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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