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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
Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
802-735-1252
Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
940 591-6700
Rosalind Jackson, M.D.
4000 MiamisburgCenterville RD
suite 104
Miamisburg OH 45342
937-384-8780
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
(407) 303-4573
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412

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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)"


 Jason COLLINS MD.
Slidell, LA
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)"


 Scott Patrick STRIPLIN MD.
Covington, LA
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)"


 Jacque LABARRE MD.
Shreveport, LA
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)"


 Randall Leon BROWN MD.
Baton Rouge, LA
Suggestion by Jean Ohlerking : "Dr Brown's loving gentle and kind spirit captured me on the first visit. Along with making me feel totally at ease he always has time to listen to all the details of my problems and myriad of quest...(Read More)"


 Channing Kyle SANDERS MD.
Houma, LA
Suggestion by Joy B : "I suggest Dr Sanders because he is very honest and didn't beat around the bush doing lots of tests that he knew wouldn't help! He is very friendly and trustworthy. I have been a patient of Dr Sa...(Read More)"


 Allen LEBLANC MD.
Alexandria, LA
Suggestion by shawn : "I had to find a new gynecologist after relocating to this area following Hurricane Katrina. Dr. LeBlanc was my second choice and now I'm so glad I didn't care for the first one. I have no trouble ge...(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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