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Hysterectomy Resources for Lexington, KY
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Lexington, 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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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Lexington, KY - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|University of Kentucky Hospital
800 Rose St
Lexington KY 40536
|St. Joseph Hospital
1 St. Joseph Dr
Lexington KY 40504
|Central Baptist Hospital
1740 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington KY 40503
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
| ||David Scott GUILER MD.|
Suggestion by Rhonda M :
"Dr. Scott Guiler is wonderful! I have been his patient for many years now He is the best in his field of Gynecology. I was miserable for years before I went to Dr. Scott. With having numerious femal...(Read More)
| ||Christopher P DESIMONE MD.|
Suggestion by Johnna :
"I had to have a hysterectomy and Dr. DeSimone was wonderful through the whole process. he was patient and kind and explained everything thoroughly....(Read More)
| ||Susan BURRESS MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa Shirey :
"Dr. Burress specializes in gyno and I highly recommend her to anyone needing a hysterectomy. She is skilled knowledgable and experienced. Additionally her communication skills are excellent and she...(Read More)
| ||Shona C MURRAY MD.|
Suggestion by Stephanie :
"Dr Murray is a wonderful and compassionate doctor. Although unsuccessful she tried her very best to help me. She listened to my concerns took time with me believed in my pain and tried to 'fix' me....(Read More)
| ||James Michael GUILER MD.|
Suggestion by TKMOM :
"Dr.Guiler did a hysterctomy w/BSO lysis of adhesions/endometriosis TVT. His wife Sherry is a N.P. who works in the office with him. After 20 years of suffering and 12 different urologists Sherry...(Read More)
| ||Charles Brent BARTON MD.|
Suggestion by CareBear34 :
"I recommend him b/c I see him as a great doctor he has done for me what none of the others in the past had..he made me pain free and I am hoping to be back into an active life real soon I wanna send...(Read More)
| ||Van R JENKINS MD.|
Suggestion by Jan :
"Dr. Jenkins is very highly skilled and trained in urogynecology. I had a cystocele enterocele and a rectocele. He did surgery to repair all of these. He specializes in doing only this kind of surgery...(Read More)
| ||Frederick M ZACHMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Stephanie :
"I have been fortunate in my treatment. While Dr Zachman was unable to help me he was frustrated by this and tried so very hard. He forged on trying different avenues sending me to other specialists...(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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