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Hysterectomy Resources for Hammond, LA
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Hammond, 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 Hammond, LA - Find More Doctors
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Hammond, LA - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|North Oaks Medical Center
1579 Paul Vega MD
Hammond LA 70403
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
| ||Henry Lawrence ROSENBERG MD.|
Suggestion by Jill :
"I was a patient at Women's Medical Center for almost four years and through 3 pregnancies which were all complicated by gestational diabetes. I really appreciated how everything was there in one bui...(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)
| ||Christopher Adams GAYLE MD.|
Suggestion by Gracie B :
"Dr. Gayle delivered my first child. I came to him scared and cautious of doctors due to bad experiences with them on Military bases. He sat me down in his office and reassured me. He made sure I k...(Read More)
| ||Amy TRUITT MD.|
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 Hugh MILEK MD.|
Suggestion by Celeste :
"Dr. Milek was very helpful in my recent surgery. He is always very caring and patient with my questions. I would strongly recommend him to anyone looking for a new OB. He is always very friendly a...(Read More)
| ||Jake Mitchell MAJORS MD.|
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)
| ||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)
| ||Stephen Jacob SCHORR MD.|
Suggestion by Nicole :
"This is an amazing through and gentle doctor with compassion and bedside manner. He takes time with his patients to help them understand procedures and situations and does not rush to push them out t...(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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