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Hysterectomy Resources for Tucson, AZ

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Tucson, AZ, 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 Tucson, AZ - Find More Doctors
Terry Grogg, M.D.
4461 S Broadway Suite 200
Suite 200
Grove City OH 43123
614-875-0444
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
828-670-5665
Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
4043554885
Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
847-981-3698
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
Suite 205
North Chelmsford MA 01863
978-459-8300
Susan Carter, M.D.
North Colorado Medical Center/ MCR
1800 15th Street, Suite 220
Greeley CO 80631
970 353 1335

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Tucson, AZ - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Northwest Medical Center
6200 N Lacholla Blvd
Tucson AZ 85741
University Medical Center
1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson AZ 85724
Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System
3601 S 6th Ave
Tucson AZ 85723
Tucson Medical Center
5301 E Grant Rd
Tucson AZ 85712
Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
350 N Wilmot Rd
Tucson AZ 85711

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Kathryn Marie LANDHERR MD.
Tucson, AZ
Suggestion by JoAnn Bain : "I would like to recommend Dr. K. Landherr. She has seen me for the last 4 years and she has been wonderful. She saw me through delivering my healthy baby girl and through my hysterectomy. She even cal...(Read More)"


 Catherine Paige BRAINARD MD.
Tucson, AZ
Suggestion by Nadine : "She has been my doctor for the last 16 years for OB and Gyno-related health. She has taken excellent care of me and truly provides a personal interest in my well-being....(Read More)"


 Martha Ellen LAIRD MD.
Tucson, AZ
Suggestion by KellyR : "Dr. Laird is by far the best OB/GYN in the Tucson area. She performed my hysterectomy in 2001 after moving here in 2000. With no help from my doctor in my previous area Dr. Laird took pro-active step...(Read More)"


 Jerry NEUMAN MD.
Tucson, AZ
Suggestion by Debbie Boggs : "Specialty is gynecology (no longer does ob) I have been a patient of Dr. Neuman since 1978. He provides excellent service to me in that he allots time to discuss and answer questions; he is not qu...(Read More)"


 Catherine M WESTERBAND MD.
Tucson, AZ
Suggestion by Rose : "I met Dr. Catherine Westerband two years ago when she delivered my granddaughter. My daughter had been in labor for many hours and Dr. Westerband gave her a final 15 minutes before she would interve...(Read More)"


 Francisco A R GARCIA MD.
Tucson, AZ
Suggestion by Nzinga Johnson : "Dr Garcia was great when he first told me I should consider having a hysterectomy until my final follow-up appt. He was very knowledgeable and didn't force his opinion on me. He encouraged me to seek...(Read More)"


 Ainhi N TRAN MD.
Tucson, AZ
Suggestion by Jennifer G : "Dr. Tran is wonderful!!! She is caring understanding patient and incredibly smart. She is funny too. She has been my doctor since visiting her practice during an ectopic pregnancy. I didn't have a...(Read More)"


 Pamela P GOLDEN MD.
Tucson, AZ
Suggestion by Lori : "Dr Golden is by far the best GYN I have ever been treated by. I have been her patient for several years and she is always very kind patient and understanding of my needs and concerns. She is EXTREM...(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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