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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.


Find a GYN Surgeon

Doctors in or near Overland Park, KS - Find More Doctors
Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
651-600-3035
Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
717-531-6447
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700
Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
(407) 303-4573
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
940-591-6700
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 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)"


 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)"


 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)"


 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)"


 Sharon K BREIT MD.
Wichita, KS
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)"


 Kathryn E SAWCHAK MD.
Hutchinson, KS
Suggestion by sra_ortiz1 : "Dr. Sawchak is a very good understanding doctor. She took the time to explain the procedure to me and answer my questions. She also helped to way the pros and cons of a complete vs partial hysterec...(Read More)"


 Hal YOUNGLOVE MD.
Lenexa, KS
Suggestion by Angie : "I went to Dr. Younglove when I was having medical problems. He performed the hysterectomy I was very pleased with his care....(Read More)"


 Jeannine COBBS MD.
Wichita, KS
Suggestion by D. Sherrick : "I was thoroughly impressed with Dr.Cobbs she has a tremendous passion for her work and for her patients under her care. Dr Cobbs makes her patients feel like equals and takes the time to listen and...(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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