| Hysterectomy Resources for Olathe, KS |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Olathe, 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.
|Larry R. Glazerman, M.D.
USF College of Medicine
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MDC 62
Tampa FL 33612
|Michele Cowling, M.D.
303 Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville MN 55337
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Richard W Farnam, M.D.
1700 N. Oregon
El Paso TX 79902
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Bruce Pierce, M.D.
2 Princess Road
Lawrenceville NJ 08648
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
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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
| ||Phaedra A LOMBARD MD.|
Suggestion by Tanya :
"Dr.Lombard was the first one to not question my reasons for total hysterectomy. Didnt use the excuse that i am too young for it. And she is a wonderful obgyn...(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)
| ||Carl CHRISTMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Kristina :
"Dr. Christman is the real deal. He is very sweet and genuinely concerned for his patients! He was very helpful during my decision to have my much needed hysterectomy and very supportive. He is very sk...(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)
| ||James MIRABLE MD.|
Overland Park, KS
Suggestion by Colleen Simental :
"I met Dr. Mirable back in 1992. I was new in town and picked his name from the provider book because I knew how to get to his office...it was the BEST selection I've ever made. When I met Dr. Mirable...(Read More)
| ||Scott Eldon GRAY MD.|
Overland Park, KS
Suggestion by Miss Bee :
"He was the perinatologist for a co-worker of mine. She said he was wonderful to her during a very frightening time in her pregnancy. I was one of Dr. Gray's students and think he's a wonderful person....(Read More)
| ||Brooke GRIZZELL MD.|
Suggestion by Angela :
"Dr. Grizzell is very confident and patient. She listens and pays attention. She encourages questions and has been very helpful....(Read More)
| ||James MIRABILE MD.|
Suggestion by Marilee :
"Dr. Mirabile explained my problems to both my husband and me and gave us conservative and definitive options. He actually listened!! The results from my surgery were aided by the confidence he demon...(Read More)
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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