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Hysterectomy Resources for Worcester, MA
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Worcester, 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.
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Hospitals in or near Worcester, MA - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 1655
|St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center
20 Worcester Center Blvd
Worcester MA 1608
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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
| ||Abraham FISCHER MD.|
Suggestion by Sophia Sullivan :
"Dr. Fischer is a truly outstanding OB/GYN. I have been a patient of his for over fifteen years and he truly exemplies everything a woman is looking for in this type of physician. His professionalis...(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)
| ||Bryon Nicholas JACOBY MD.|
Suggestion by Cindy :
"What can I say about Dr. Bryon Jacoby? Some one was watching over me for sure when I found him! He was the perfect doctor for my surgery. He did a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy only two weeks ago as of...(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)
| ||Alan Jay ALBERT MD.|
Suggestion by WANDA :
"I HAVE BEEN A PATIENT OF DR ALBERT FOR 10 YRS. HE DELIVERED MY DAUGHTER 9 YRS AGO AND HE IS BEING TREATING ME FOR MY HYSTERO PROBLEMS FOR YRS INCLUDING MY HYSTERECTOMY 3 WEEKS AGO.. DR ALBERT IS RES...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Joseph Martin HEYMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Cyndi Montello :
"Dr. Heyman is a wonderful man and a terrific doctor. He truly cares about each of his patients and he practices medicine the way few do anymore - he takes time to talk to you on every visit. He's ve...(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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