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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Edgewood, KY, 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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|St. Elizabeth Medical Center South (aka St Elizabeth Health Care)
1 Medical Village Dr
Edgewood KY 41017
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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
| ||Parag PATEL MD.|
Suggestion by Robin OBrien :
"Dr Patel is one of the few drs in this area doing the LSH. I had my hysterectomy on 12/6/06 and am doing great!! I had a shorter recovery period and less pain than both of my sisters who had the tradi...(Read More)
|Susan MUELLER MD.|
Suggestion by ROSE :
"SUSAN IS A EXCELLENT DR.! SHES ALSO A EXCELLENT SURGEON! I LOVE HERSHE DID MY HYSTERECTOMY NOW SHES DELIVERING MY FIRST GRANDBABYSHES SO ATTENTIVE ITS UNREALIF YOU MEET HER YOU WILL INSTANTLY LIKE...(Read More)
|Thomas GREEN MD.|
Suggestion by Pam Jackson :
"Dr. Green is very caring and considerate. He was very patient with me and carefully explained all the details of the procedure prior to surgery. Murray Women's Clinic has a wonderful reputation and...(Read More)
| ||Timothy S SPAULDING MD.|
Suggestion by Ramona D :
"Dr. Spaulding had been my doctor for 15 years. (He probably wouln't want me to tell that!) He has a great bedside manner and doesn't make me feel rushed. He answers all my questions. When I have need...(Read More)
| ||Janet WYGAL MD.|
Suggestion by Ruth Newman :
"Dr. Wygal is a wonderful doctor and person. She is my gynecologist and she performed a hysterectomy on me. The surgery went without event. I was up and around in 2 weeks. She is caring gentle hi...(Read More)
| ||Thomas Scott NEELY MD.|
Suggestion by keriaoak :
"Dr. Neely helped me through a rough time. I knew something just wasn't right with my body and could not get a doctor to listen to me. Right from the beginning he asked me questions about my history...(Read More)
| ||Mark Jos PASCUZZI MD.|
Suggestion by Angela Bowman :
"I've been going to Dr. Pascuzzi for about 20 years. He's always been kind compassionate and gentle. He was not quick to recommend a hysterectomy but explored all other options first....(Read More)
| ||Larry Stephen BUTLER MD.|
Suggestion by Michel Reams :
"At the age of 28 because of medical reasons I needed to have a hysterectomy hernia repair and bladder lift. I chose Dr. Larry Butler not because he was already my doctor but I felt very confident he...(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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