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Hysterectomy Resources for Louisville, KY
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Louisville, 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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Hospitals in or near Louisville, KY - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Norton Suburban Hospital
4001 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville KY 40207
|Baptist Hospital East
4000 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
217 E Chestnut St
Louisville KY 40202
|University of Louisville Hospital
545 S Jackson St
Louisville KY 40202
200 E Chestnut St
Louisville KY 40202
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
| ||Pamela Mcquillen HILL MD.|
Suggestion by Jaime :
"Dr. Hill is a part of Total Woman here in Louisville. They offer mammograms in their office you don't have to go somewhere else. Here are a few of the other things they offer in office: dexa scan br...(Read More)
| ||Stephen Patrick LEBDER MD.|
Suggestion by sherrie dulin :
"he is very cheerful friendlymakes you feel very comfortable he is very upfront about services needed....(Read More)
| ||James M LINK MD.|
Suggestion by Connie Morales :
"I have 3 children ages 17 to 8. This doctor was recommended to me as we just moved in from out of state. We all know how intimmidating a trip to the OB/GYN can be but this doctor put me at ease imm...(Read More)
| ||Monica BROWN MD.|
Suggestion by Carol Dahmke :
"Dr. Brown is a caring gentle OB/GYN. She explains everything answers all questions doesn't rush and also explains your options if you are facing a health issue. I trust her completely her nurse...(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)
| ||Richard Morton LEVIN MD.|
Suggestion by Bevin :
"Dr. Levin performed my Tubal Ligation Reversal surgery on September 7th 2006 and after a recovery period of 6 weeks and with having only one tube I became pregnant right away and on June 26th 2007 g...(Read More)
| ||Rebecca Ann TERRY MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa :
"Skillful surgeon with cutting-edge knowledge (no pun) about many aspects of women's health issues. Warm sympathetic individual who treats patients with respect. Founder of very well run all wome...(Read More)
| ||Larry P GRIFFEN MD.|
Suggestion by Brandy :
"Dr Griffen has been my OB/GYN for several years. He has always made me feel like I was his most important patient in fact I thought I was until other patients told me they were! Despite how wonderf...(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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