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Hysterectomy Resources for Sun City, AZ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Sun City, 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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Doctors in or near Sun City, AZ - Find More Doctors
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
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Hospitals in or near Sun City, AZ - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Walter O. Boswell Memorial Hospital (Banner Sun Health)
10401 W Thunderbird Blvd
Sun City AZ 85351
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
| ||Loren FAABORG MD.|
Sun City, AZ
Suggestion by Jill :
"Dr.Faaborg is a great doctor. I had a hysterectomy and he is fabulous. I know how hard it is to find a good doctor and I am so glad that I have one now....(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)
| ||Jennifer Lynn REINHART MD.|
Suggestion by Ellie :
"OMG! Where do I start 'gushing' with praise for this beautiful Doctor? The minute I set eyes on her and the minute she spoke into my eyes I was hooked! I knew whatever happened to me after this w...(Read More)
| ||Francisco A R GARCIA MD.|
Suggestion by Nzinga Johnson :
"Dr Garcia was great when he first told me I should consider having a hysterectomy until my final follow-up appt. He was very knowledgeable and didn't force his opinion on me. He encouraged me to seek...(Read More)
| ||Ivor BENJAMIN MD.|
Suggestion by Lori Clark :
"Ivor Benjamin is a very compassionate man who is the Director of Gynecologic Oncology for St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix Arizona. He is a very personable doctor with a great be...(Read More)
| ||James A GRIGGS DO.|
Suggestion by Robin R. :
"Dr.Griggs has helped me thru a process of heavy bleeding He took the nessary steps to discover the cause and didn't jump right to surgery. He gave me optionsguidance and is a knowing and gentle doc...(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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