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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.
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Doctors in or near Layfette, LA - Find More Doctors
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
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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 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)
| ||Rafael Bernard ARMSTRONG MD.|
Suggestion by Tiffany Emory :
"I have used Dr. Armstrong for 19 years. I moved to Tx 2 years ago and still make trips "home" to see him for my yearly check-up. He delivered both my children and performed my hysterectomy. I trust...(Read More)
| ||Jacque LABARRE MD.|
Suggestion by Susan :
"Dr.LaBarre is extremely easy to talk to. I completety trust him in his diagnostic ability as well as his overall patient care. I had an abdominal hysterectomy in May 2006 and couldnt have received b...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Keith Brian ELBOURNE MD.|
Suggestion by Sandra :
"This doctor is now in Zachary La @ Bayou Regional Womens Clinic. He is amazing very understanding spends lots of time discussing everything that is going to happen what you are going to feel and...(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)
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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