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Hysterectomy Resources for Kansas City, KS
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Kansas City, KS, 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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Kansas City, KS - Find More Doctors
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Kansas City, KS - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Kansas University Hospital Authority
2015 West 39th Street
Kansas City KS 66160
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Articles
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
| ||John William CALKINS MD.|
Kansas City, KS
Suggestion by Barbara P. Michaels :
"Dr. John Calkins is the Chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City Kansas. When I worked at the Medical Center I asked faculty membe...(Read More)
| ||Cathy L DAHL DO.|
Suggestion by SDS :
"Cathy L Dahl DO (primary specialty-OBGYN; subspecialty Urodynamics) performed DaVinci robotic-assisted supracervical hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and placement of a urethral slin...(Read More)
| ||Carrie Ann GROUNDS MD.|
Suggestion by Della :
"I highly recommend Dr. Carrie Grounds because she's empathetic social respectful and kind as well as a great surgeon. She takes the time to listen to her patients to find out what is needed and a...(Read More)
| ||Eddie FEUILLE MD.|
Suggestion by Cindi :
"Dr. Feuille has been my doctor for 20 years. He handled two of my three pregnancies and then my hysterectomy. He is considered the best doctor to go to for anything high-risk yet he is super patien...(Read More)
| ||Christine Ann SANDERS MD.|
Overland Park, KS
Suggestion by A :
"Dr Sanders really takes the time to make sure you understand things are comfortable and treats you as a definate patient (makes you feel she is only there for you) (even though she see hundreds of pa...(Read More)
| ||Sandra R STITES MD.|
Suggestion by JP :
"I highly recommend Dr. Stites. She makes you feel comfortable and takes time to answer your questions and understand your concerns. I always was given great care by her and the hospital staff. I hav...(Read More)
| ||Jeffery TEPLEY MD.|
Suggestion by Jnellie :
"The Dr has been kind and listens to my concerns as well as those of my husband. He is young enough to understand the needs of a younger couple and he has an open mind to alternatives....(Read More)
| ||Tom SULLIVAN MD.|
Suggestion by Kelly Farmer :
"I recently had to have a hysterectomy. It was discovered shortly before Christmas that I probably had fibroids. I explained that my husband is military and leaving in just a few short weeks. Dr. Su...(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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