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Hysterectomy Resources for Baton Rouge, LA

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Baton Rouge, 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 Baton Rouge, LA - Find More Doctors
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
828-670-5665
John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Suite 104
Tacoma WA 98465
253-403-5432
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Suite 435
Leesburg VA 20176
703.858.5599
Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
214-645-3888
Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Clinic Suite
Plano TX 75093
469-999-4519
Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
770-913-0001
Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
4073034190
Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
4043554885

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Baton Rouge, LA - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Woman's Hospital
9050 Airline Hwy
Baton Rouge LA 70815
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge LA 70808
Ochsner Main (East Baton Rouge)
17000 Medical Center Drive
Baton Rouge LA 70816

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Jan Marie BENANTI MD.
Baton Rouge, LA
Suggestion by arlene : "she is very good at helping with the problems that come with hysterectomy.all other dr.s said i was crazy she looked at me and said you need hrt.she has gotton some of my life back for me.i still have...(Read More)"


 Heber DUNAWAY MD.
Baton Rouge, LA
Suggestion by Rebecca : "Dr. Dunaway is a very friendly professional knowledgeable doctor. I highly recommend him....(Read More)"


 Jane Barclay PEEK MD.
Baton Rouge, LA
Suggestion by Jamie : "She is a WONDERFUL doctor. She has been my physician for 25 years and I wouldn't leave her. She is very thorough and very gentle. She has taken excellent care of me through 4 pregnancies (one of whic...(Read More)"


 Randall Leon BROWN MD.
Baton Rouge, LA
Suggestion by Jean Ohlerking : "Dr Brown's loving gentle and kind spirit captured me on the first visit. Along with making me feel totally at ease he always has time to listen to all the details of my problems and myriad of quest...(Read More)"


 C J SCHWARTZENBURG MD.
Baton Rouge, LA
Suggestion by reford : "Dr. Clifford as he has his patients call him (he has other siblings in the area who are practicing physicians as well) is very calm very patient and very reasonable. He listens to your concerns a...(Read More)"


 William Dore BINDER MD.
Baton Rouge, LA
Suggestion by Candice C : "Though Dr. Binder is short and to the point his expertise and compassion for women and their health issues make him a wonderful doctor and surgeon. Also his team especially his understanding and p...(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)"


 Michael C SCHEXNAYDER MD.
Baton Rouge, LA
Suggestion by Roxanne : "I have been to this doctor for 15 years. He has delivered both of my children which were both problem pregnancies. He doesn't deliver children anymore but he still sees Gynecology patients. He al...(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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