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Hysterectomy Resources for Metairie, LA

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Metairie, 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 Metairie, LA - Find More Doctors
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
847-981-3698
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
916-486-0411
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
469-800-2240
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606
Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
940 591-6700
Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
617-732-4222

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Metairie, LA - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Tulane-Lakeside Hospital
4700 I-10 Service Rd
Metairie LA 70001
East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Blvd
Metairie LA 70006

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Ask A Doctor

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

 Amy TRUITT MD.
Metairie, LA
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)"


 Eric Johathan SCHULTIS MD.
Metairie, LA
Suggestion by kelly : "After going through several ob/gyn's i finally listened to my in-laws and tried their doctor. Dr. Eric Schultis. He is a kind caring compassionate doctor who treats EVERY patient with the utmost r...(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)"


 Debra Paddie CLINE MD.
Shreveport, LA
Suggestion by Leslie Dennis : "Dr Cline performed a Total Abdominal Hysterectomy on me on August 17 2007. I have had NO complications and no complaints. She is a wonderful and compassionate doctor who answers all questions thoro...(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)"


 Jerry Clyde DYESS MD.
Shreveport, LA
Suggestion by Christina Freeland : "Dr. Dyess is the only OB/GYN that has listened to me. He also took care of me through two pregnancies. He has a wonderful bedside manner and listens to all fears worries and complaints. He goes out o...(Read More)"


 Nathan GOODYEAR MD.
LA
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)"


 Henry Lawrence ROSENBERG MD.
Gretna, LA
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)"


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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