| Hysterectomy Resources for Overland Park, KS |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Overland Park, 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.
|David Newman, M.D.
10030 Edison Square Drive, Suite 100A
Concord NC 28027
|Brad Cohen, M.D.
2477 Route 516
Old Bridge NJ 08857
|Richard W Farnam, M.D.
1700 N. Oregon
El Paso TX 79902
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Florida Hospital Celebration Health
400 Celebration Place
Celebration FL 34747
|Molly Senokozlieff, M.D.
9279 A Medical Plaza Dr.
North Charleston SC 29406
|Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
|Jon Nielsen, M.D.
9825 Hospital Dr. Suite 205
Maple Grove MN 55369
|Scott Dinesen, M.D.
599 W State Street
Doylestown PA 18901
|David Zisow, M.D.
2005 Rock Spring Rd Ste. 3
Forest Hill - Baltimore MD 21050
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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
| ||Melanie Anne MARTIN MD.|
Overland Park, KS
Suggestion by maustin :
"I have seen Dr Martin for the past 2 years. She has wonderful bedside manners that is hard to find in an obgyn. Before I had male Drs that were all matter of fact and leaving me feel that out appt. w...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Rhea A ROGERS MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa M :
"Dr. Rogers has been very good with me. She has explained everything in a clear mannor prior to each of my surgeries. My husband was really impressed because she got right to the point explained what...(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)
| ||Sharon K BREIT MD.|
Suggestion by Karen G :
"After years attempting to convince doctors I had female reproductive problems which required more than 'you should expect these issues at your age (starting at 35yrs)' Dr. Breit patiently took the ti...(Read More)
| ||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)
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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