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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Burlington, MA, 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.
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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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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
| ||Alison Beth DICK MD.|
Suggestion by April H :
"Dr. Dick is a competent and caring doctor who is kind and professional. She is cheerful and provides as much information as possible so that you can make informed decisions. She and her staff made m...(Read More)
| ||Peter Jack ROTOLO MD.|
Suggestion by Therea Hellmann :
"I was 35 when I had my hysterectomy he tired everything for me not to lose everything but unfortuantley I had endometriosis in a bad way (it began to go towards my bowels) there was no hope for havi...(Read More)
|Soheil A. HANJANI MD.|
Suggestion by Christina :
"Dr. Hanjani was a dream come true. After years of suffering he diagnosed my PCOS put me on Lupron for relief and just performed my hysterectomy including my ovaries. In my first visit he said to m...(Read More)
| ||Elliot Bruce GREENBERG MD.|
Suggestion by Kendra M :
"I am not a fan of being a patient but Dr Greenberg was an absolute pleasure to see. He was actually my second opinion after I didn't like the option I was given at my first. He spent time walking me...(Read More)
| ||Matthias G MUENZER MD.|
Suggestion by Janine Worthley :
"I have had a number of gynecological problems over the past few years. Dr. Muenzer is kind and compassionate. He actively listens to me. He is also extremely competent but lacks the ego that some d...(Read More)
| ||Diane Marie PINGETON MD.|
Suggestion by Karen Remi :
"i recommend Dr. Pingeton because she is a very compassionate person. she explains everything to you. she performed my hysterectomy and it was very sucessful with no problems. she is a great doctor....(Read More)
| ||Carolyn Ann CLINE MD.|
Chestnut Hill, MA
Suggestion by Perceptionist :
"When I look back at that time in my life I realize how much was out-of-my-hands. I have had Endometriosis for 5 years now. However there is one big catch to my diagnosis. When I was in high schoo...(Read More)
| ||Ginter SOTREL MD.|
Suggestion by Cassie Eckhof :
"I know women shy away from male GYNs but Dr. Sotrel is so gentle and so kind and so meticulous. I will never regret that he performed my hysterectomy. According to my internist he is the surgeon t...(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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