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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Northampton, 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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|Cooley Dickinson Hospital
30 Locust St
Northampton MA 1061
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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
|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)
| ||Susan Carol NEWHOUSE MD.|
Suggestion by Joyce Johnson :
"IN August of 2006 Dr. Newhouse performed an Abdominal Hysterectomy on me she was excellent before during and after surgery answering any questions or concerns I had about the procedure. She did such...(Read More)
| ||David Scott ADELSTEIN DO.|
Suggestion by Tamila F :
"I just began seeing Dr. Adelstein but he can highly recommended. After meeting with him he made me feel empowered and more educated about what was going on with me....(Read More)
| ||Todd W HUNTER MD.|
Suggestion by sheri M. :
"I have been seeing Dr. Hunter for almost 9 years!!! I highly recommend him and his staff. They are very caring and understanding. He listens to your concerns....(Read More)
| ||Jeffrey Michael GOOD MD.|
North Easton, MA
Suggestion by Laura :
"Very caring and sensitive doctor who helped me through one of the worst times in my life. Excellent doctor to if you are struggling with depression. I am back on track now thanks to this wonderful p...(Read More)
| ||Mark Anthony AVERSA MD.|
Suggestion by Susan :
"Dr. Aversa is a gynecologist. I've never had a gyn that was able to calm my fears like he did. I'm going to need surgery and I'm so glad that my neighbor recommended him to me. He is extremely nic...(Read More)
| ||David Carwell HARRISON MD.|
Suggestion by Maryhelen Shuman-Groh :
"Dr. Harrison performed by hysterectomy. I was referred to him by my primary care physician whom I also recommend to this list. Dr. Harrison was thorough professional kind and comforting. He worke...(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)
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.
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