| Hysterectomy Resources for Layfette, LA |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Layfette, 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.
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Bruce Pierce, M.D.
2 Princess Road
Lawrenceville NJ 08648
|Susan Carter, M.D.
North Colorado Medical Center/ MCR
1800 15th Street, Suite 220
Greeley CO 80631
970 353 1335
|Bret Lewis, M.D.
5780 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., Ste 295
(#2 Location) 11975 Morris Rd., Ste. 310 , Alpharetta, GA 30004
Atlanta GA 30342
|Iris Orbuch, M.D.
202 Spring Street 2nd Floor
New York NY 10012
|Melanie Bone, M.D.
5301 S. Congress Ave.
Atlantis FL 33462
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Elizabeth Stevenson-Gargiulo, M.D.
9101 North Central Expressway
Dallas TX 75231
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
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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
| ||Robert RUSSELL MD.|
Suggestion by Nike E :
"Dr Russell is awsome. He delivered my 2nd son tied my tubes & recently did my hysterectomy. He is WONDERFUL!! I have sent a few of my friends to him!!...(Read More)
| ||David Charles MCALPINE MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Mcalpine's for 11 years. He delivered 2 of children. He recently did a hysterectomy for me. He always listens and is concerned. He is also concerned about my family's well...(Read More)
| ||Nathan GOODYEAR MD.|
Suggestion by Nikki S :
"Dr. Goodyear takes a holistic approach to pelvic health. After visiting him for chronic pelvic pain he suggested hormone testing (both saliva and blood) U/S and CT Scan. After an acute episode of...(Read More)
| ||Robert Keene FELL MD.|
Suggestion by Katie :
"Dr. Fell is the sweetest man. He is SO gentle and truly cares about each of his patients. He takes the time to get to know you as a person like where are you from and all about your family. It just s...(Read More)
| ||Melissa SMITH MD.|
Suggestion by April A. :
"I came to Dr. Smith in March 2010 with very severe pain and undesirable symptoms. She IMMEDIATELY suggested options for treatment. Because I had already tried many of the options with no help she reco...(Read More)
| ||Peter H HERTZAK MD.|
Suggestion by Mischa :
"Cosmetic surgeon in New Orleans that specializes in vaginal rejuvenation surgery abdominoplasty liposuction botox & laser hair removal...(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)
| ||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)
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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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