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Hysterectomy Resources for Alexandria, LA

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Alexandria, LA, 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.


Find a GYN Surgeon

Doctors in or near Alexandria, LA - Find More Doctors
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700
Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
651-600-3035
Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
651-600-3035
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
4073034190
Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
2129881444
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
9725667760

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Alexandria, LA - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria LA 71301

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Ask A Doctor

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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Allen LEBLANC MD.
Alexandria, LA
Suggestion by shawn : "I had to find a new gynecologist after relocating to this area following Hurricane Katrina. Dr. LeBlanc was my second choice and now I'm so glad I didn't care for the first one. I have no trouble ge...(Read More)"


 Jake Mitchell MAJORS MD.
Shreveport, LA
Suggestion by Brendagmaw : "Dr. Jake Majors Is the Best Dr. I've ever known. In my 46 years of Drs. 5 children and 8 gbabies later you know there's been many thru my life. He has been my Dr and my 3 daughters Dr for years...(Read More)"


 Leonard Gregory BLANTON MD.
Bossier City, LA
Suggestion by Suzanne : "Dr Blanton is one of the nicest physicians I have ever had. He is so nice and his bedside manner is top notch. He is polite and caring he has a great sense of humor and he always seems relaxed duri...(Read More)"


 Greg HERMAN MD.
Baton Rouge, LA
Suggestion by Brenda : "Dr.Heroman is a very kind and patient man. I feel like I could go to him at anytime and talk openly to him. He has a awesome bedside which is very important when you are sick....(Read More)"


 Karim A TOURSARKISSIAN MD.
Gretna, LA
Suggestion by Sandra C : "This doctor's information needs to be updated. This is the right doctor (there can't be two with this name in the same specialty!). He is currently with Beaver Medical Group which is based in Redland...(Read More)"


 Eric Johathan SCHULTIS MD.
Metairie, LA
Suggestion by kelly : "After going through several ob/gyn's i finally listened to my in-laws and tried their doctor. Dr. Eric Schultis. He is a kind caring compassionate doctor who treats EVERY patient with the utmost r...(Read More)"


 Amy TRUITT MD.
Metairie, LA
Suggestion by Laura Sage Ph.D. : "Amy Truitt is a concerned and thorough physician who diagnosed me with a condition based on symptoms that were dismissed by my previous gynecologists as unimportant. She answered all my questions pu...(Read More)"


 John Whithurst GALLASPY MD.
Bogalusa, LA
Suggestion by Elizabeth S : "I was at my wits end having experienced 9 months of pain (and going) related to my enlarged uterus and right ovary due to recurrent ovarian cysts. I had abnormal periods heavy bleeding and did I m...(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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