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Hysterectomy Resources for Surprise, AZ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Surprise, AZ, 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 Surprise, AZ - Find More Doctors
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
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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
|Shelly R MESSER MD.|
Suggestion by susan :
"Great OBGYN doctor! Very good listener and answered all of our questions. We would recommmend this doctor....(Read More)
|Richard DEMIR MD.|
Suggestion by Pat T :
"I went to Dr. Demir with health problems related to a large fibroid tumor on my uterus. Dr. Demir performed a laproscopic hysterectomy. The tumor was nearly 2 lbs. He saw me the next morning to let me...(Read More)
|Scott CRAWFORD MD.|
Suggestion by Megan C :
"Dr. Crawford helped me so much- I had endometriosis and eventually had 6 surgeries including a hysterectomy and oopherectomy. He is a highly skilled surgeon as well as a caring doctor. He listened...(Read More)
| ||Joel A FALK MD.|
Suggestion by Christine W :
"I recommend this doctor as he was so helpful and understanding with my condition. I was having problems with perimenopause and with pain and heavy heavy bleeding and had been to several other doctors...(Read More)
| ||Loren FAABORG MD.|
Sun City, AZ
Suggestion by Jill :
"Dr.Faaborg is a great doctor. I had a hysterectomy and he is fabulous. I know how hard it is to find a good doctor and I am so glad that I have one now....(Read More)
| ||David MAINMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Carole F. :
"Dr. David Mainman was recommended to me by my OB/GYN as she does not take our current insurance. On my first visit with Dr. David Mainman he took the time to carefully and extensively review my optio...(Read More)
| ||Kerry G SCHLECHT MD.|
Suggestion by Julie S :
"She is OB/GYN doctor and I have been seeing her for little over three years. Of all the Dr's I have been too in my life she is the only one who has actually listen and cared about you and your needs.S...(Read More)
| ||James A GRIGGS DO.|
Suggestion by Robin R. :
"Dr.Griggs has helped me thru a process of heavy bleeding He took the nessary steps to discover the cause and didn't jump right to surgery. He gave me optionsguidance and is a knowing and gentle doc...(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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