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Hysterectomy Resources for Topeka, KS
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Topeka, 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.
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Doctors in or near Topeka, KS - Find More Doctors
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Topeka, KS - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Francis Health Center
1700 SW 7th St
Topeka KS 66606
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
| ||Thomas Mathew WILEY MD.|
Suggestion by Christina L. :
"I met Dr. Thomas Wiley 10 years ago during my first Viable Pregnancy. I was a frightened 17 year old who had been warned of the terrors of problem pregnancies and was ready to just hide. Dr. Wiley m...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Rhonda WRIGHT MD.|
Suggestion by Mary :
"I had a very dificult pregnancy with my son. Many bad test results and lots of worry. Dr. Wright never skipped a beat. She knew exactly what to do. She kept us calm and looking on the bright side....(Read More)
| ||Fredrick OKIE MD.|
Suggestion by emt2005 :
"After a year of having problems and being ignored I found Dr. Okie and the first thing he asked me was what I wanted done not what he had in mind....(Read More)
| ||Douglas David DOUTHIT MD.|
Suggestion by Janet Malcom :
"Talking to Dr. Douthit is like to talking to your best friend. He listens does not hurry you and is very warm and caring. He will also go above and beyond what is expected to see that you receive t...(Read More)
| ||Mark Joseph GROS MD.|
Suggestion by Heidi Silvia :
"After more than two years of dealing with debilitating pain and extremely heavy bleeding during menstrual cycles with bleeding lasting 9-14 days and my regular doctor saying it was normal just recomm...(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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