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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
|Rosalind Jackson, M.D.
4000 MiamisburgCenterville RD
Miamisburg OH 45342
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
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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
| ||David Garland BRYAN MD.|
Suggestion by Kristy B :
"Dr. Bryan has been my doctor for 2 years. He takes his time with you and does not rush out after a few minutes. He listens and explains things even as far as pulling books out and showing you picture...(Read More)
| ||Rachelle MEAUX MD.|
Suggestion by Angella Rayon :
"Dr. Meaux performed a total abdominal hysterectomy. It took a few years in coming to the decision to do this surgery. She suggested alternatives and ultimately she allowed me to come to this decisio...(Read More)
| ||Terri THOMAS MD.|
Suggestion by martha c :
"I had a ruptured ectopic preg. last August. Dr. Thomas actualy saved my life. She was there 2 times a day in the hosp. to check on me and was not only concerned with my phys. well being but mental. T...(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)
| ||Benjamin L CRAWFORD MD.|
New Orleans, LA
Suggestion by Carolyn Sinclair :
"Dr. Crawford did my laproscopic hysterectomy. He is well regarded as being one of the best in this area at this procedure....(Read More)
| ||Johnny Wm SWIGER MD.|
Suggestion by Kathy :
"He delivered my daughter 4 yrs ago and it was great working with him. He listened to every question I had every list my "birthing" plan - he had the most patience and respect. I went back to my...(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)
| ||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)
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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