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Hysterectomy Resources for Tempe, AZ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Tempe, 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 Tempe, AZ - Find More Doctors
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Rosalind Jackson, M.D.
4000 MiamisburgCenterville RD
Miamisburg OH 45342
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Christian Chouchani, M.D.
30 NORTH UNION RD
BUFFALO NY 14221
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
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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
| ||John Wesley MARTIN MD.|
Suggestion by Marmy :
"Dr. Martin did an excellent job in performing my i-robotic surgery. He has a wonderful demeaner and is well experienced in his field. He consistently stays up to date on the latest technology and re...(Read More)
| ||James JEW MD.|
Suggestion by Sarah :
"This doctor really is the best OB/Gyn I have met. He is really understanding and takes the time at appointments to go over everything. I had an unplanned c section (non emergancy) after a failed induc...(Read More)
| ||Kenneth James BUSCH MD.|
Suggestion by Murene :
"I have been with this Dr. since I was 18 years old. I am today 51. He has delivered my 2 children and delivered by granddaughters. I have been through many woman issues throughout the years. He ha...(Read More)
| ||David Norris KELLS MD.|
Suggestion by T Brooks :
"Dr. Kells and his Staff are Phenominal! I began seeing him in Sept. 2007 after another one of his patients recomended him. He is very soft spoken well educated caring compassionate and trustwort...(Read More)
|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)
| ||Jeffrey Thomas OSBURN MD.|
Suggestion by Renee Pirante :
"I recently had a hysterectomy and it was such a smooth recovery and experience for me. I felt back to normal after the second day. Of course I avoided all heavy lifting. I am back to work after th...(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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