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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Valparaiso, 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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|Porter Memorial Hospital
814 LaPorte Ave
Valparaiso IN 46383
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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
| ||Wallace W SHERRITT DO.|
Suggestion by Jenilynne :
"Ive been with Dr Sherritt for a couple years and I would and HAVE trusted him with my life! He is a great doctor! He listens explains and takes the time to answer your questions that you may have.He...(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)
| ||Lisa HENDRIX MD.|
Michigan City, IN
Suggestion by Sarah Biggs :
"She is a terrific doctor and she really takes the time to listen to all of the concerns I have. She is compitent and has a very calming and relaxed way about her. I would recommend her to anyone. S...(Read More)
| ||Christi Lauren REDMON MD.|
Suggestion by Jennifer :
"Dr. Redmon is a fabulous listener. She takes her time and does not rush through your time with her. She keeps up on the latest and the greatest and informs you of all your options. Her staff is won...(Read More)
| ||Michelle HARRISON MD.|
West Lafayette, IN
Suggestion by Jennifer :
"She is the best doctor I wouldn't trust another person more than her for my woman issues. She helped me bring my 3 beautiful boys in this world she listens and is very honest and open with you. She...(Read More)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Stephen Paul HOLLENBERG MD.|
Suggestion by Paula :
"I highly recomend Dr. Hollenberg to anyone. He is not like other Dr's. He is very caring and very trustworthy and will take as much time as you need in his office to talk about anything. He is a fr...(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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