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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
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Metairie, LA - Find Hospitals in other Locations
4700 I-10 Service Rd
Metairie LA 70001
|East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Blvd
Metairie LA 70006
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
| ||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)
| ||Eric Johathan SCHULTIS MD.|
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)
| ||Jason COLLINS MD.|
Suggestion by Bobbi Jo :
"I was lucky to have found this doctor when I did. He is the best OB/GYN doctor that I have been treated by since needing an OB/GYN (over 25 years). All of his patients love him. Doctor Collins ha...(Read More)
| ||Mary Antoinette TAYLOR MD.|
Bossier City, LA
Suggestion by Henrietta C :
"I highly recommend Mary Taylor as a OB/GYN.... she totally understands a woman's body and how it actually feels to have all the hormonal surges etc. She was wonderful during all of my hyterectomy is...(Read More)
| ||Scott Patrick STRIPLIN MD.|
Suggestion by Cindy C. :
"I have been going to Dr. Striplin since I was 16/17 and that was 9/10 yrs ago. To say he is a excellent doctor is an understatement. He has helped me with many decisions with none I have regreted....(Read More)
| ||Katherine WILLIAM MD.|
Suggestion by Donna :
"She is the most wonderful doctor that I have ever had. She gentle sweet kind you name that is what she is. I had the davinci hysterectomy which I had very little if no pain what so ever. She let her...(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)
| ||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)
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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