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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.
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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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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:
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| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||David SCHUCK DO.|
Suggestion by Sue Farrell :
"He really cares about women. He was the first to do the laproscopic (sp?) hysterectomy and oopherectomy in Wichita at Wesley Hospital and it was on me. I feel so fortunate to have been referred to h...(Read More)
| ||Steven Gerald SEBREE MD.|
Suggestion by binigu :
"dr. sebree and his nurse practicioner are the most wonderful people. very understanding. if something isn't right they keep on it til the problem is resolved. also his staff is very very nice. i reco...(Read More)
| ||Todd David TROBOUGH MD.|
Suggestion by Heather :
"I think my doctor is the best because he listen.He has been my doctor for 8 years.He has done to two c-sections and is getting ready to do a hysterectomy on me.He is always comforting when I have a pr...(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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