HysterSisters City Resources
Hysterectomy Resources for Lowell, MA
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Lowell, 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.
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 Lowell, MA - Find More Doctors
Recommended for Hysterectomy Recovery
Mesh panties are stretchy and light - perfect for holding peri pads securely during hysterectomy recovery. [...More]
Post-operative compression panty with medical grade silicone to speed hysterectomy recovery + reduce scarring. [...More]
Softest Bra Ever
When you want to wear something, but feel nothing. Two in a value pack for your hysterectomy recovery. [...More]
Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Lowell, MA - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Lowell General Hospital
295 Varnum Ave
Lowell MA 01854
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
| ||Nonnie Marie ESTELLA MD.|
Suggestion by leah :
"dr estella is a kind and gentle dr she took great care of me. when she sent me for a second opinion for fibroids the dr in boston had told me it wasnt fibroids it was something else and only treat...(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)
| ||Lucia MCNABB MD.|
Suggestion by Penny Vincent :
"Dr. McNabb practices gynecology only. After several years of dealing with other doctors she took my issues seriously. She performed a hysterectomy on me and I was very pleased with the results. Af...(Read More)
| ||Gary J WILSON DO.|
Suggestion by Tracy :
"Dr. Gary Wilson is a graduate of Rutgers University. He is a very compassionate OB/GYN who performed my total abdominal hysterectomy. He is well educated competent experienced kind gentle tho...(Read More)
| ||Fae Gall NASON MD.|
Suggestion by Susan Vandal :
"Dr. Fae Nason is a wonderful person. She not only treats uyou as her patient but she includes your spouse in everything. She gives you options for whatever is needed and gives you the pros and cons f...(Read More)
| ||David Saul CHAPIN MD.|
Suggestion by Gia Saulnier :
"Dr. Chapin is a specialist that knows about everything. He is very cool and explains things in a no nonsense kind of way. He is the best you can get and with Beth Isreal Deacconness being the hosp...(Read More)
| ||Brian William WALSH MD.|
Suggestion by Rhonda :
"Dr. Brian W. Walsh MD Associate Professor of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. Medical Director Division of Surgical Gynecology Brigham & Women's Hospital Center for Infertility &...(Read More)
| ||Ingrid BALCOLMB MD.|
Suggestion by Jennifer :
"She delivered all three of my children all pregnancies were early. She was a friend a mom a sister a husband and an amazing Doctor. I am 35 she has been my only OB for 14 years. I can tell any wo...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
From the HysterSisters Community Forum
Visit the HysterSisters Hysterectomy Community Forums
Latest Discussions from the HysterSisters MA forum :
Other MA Cities Boston, Burlington, Cambridge, Fall River, Hyannis, Lowell, Milton, Northampton, Pittsfield, South Weymouth, Springfield, Winchester, Worcester [All States City List]
State List : AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY