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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Seymour, 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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|Jackson County Schneck Memorial Hospital
411 W Tipton St
Seymour IN 47274
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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
|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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Peter GENARIS DO.|
Suggestion by Vicki :
"Dr. Genaris is very knowledgeable and skilled as well as having a wonderful bedside manner. He listens well and explains things well. He performed my hysterectomy and everything went very smoothly...(Read More)
| ||William B BEUCHAT DO.|
Suggestion by CATHERINE C :
"I had a total hysterectomy on 09/20/2007 which included removal of my cervix. I went home the next day. I feel unbelievably well. I went shopping the next two days after getting home. I can't eve...(Read More)
| ||Richard SANDEFUR MD.|
Suggestion by Dawn :
"Dr. Sandefur is a very friendly doctor with a wonderful bedside manner. I typically have high anxiety and he did a great job talking me through procedures....(Read More)
| ||Michael Arthur EIFRID MD.|
Suggestion by Jodi :
"About 11 years ago I had been to many physicians seeking help for terrible menstrual cramping and bleeding. After many dead ends a doctor referred me to Dr. Eifrid. After listening to my symptoms he...(Read More)
| ||Donald Pitt COBB MD.|
Suggestion by Kendrea :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Cobb for many years now and I would suggest him to anyone. He is concerned compasionate and an excellent physician....(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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