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Hysterectomy Resources for Annapolis, MD
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Annapolis, MD, 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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Doctors in or near Annapolis, MD - Find More Doctors
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
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Hospitals in or near Annapolis, MD - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Anne Arundel Medical Center
2001 Medical Parkway
Annapolis MD 21401
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
| ||Frederick Henry GUCKES MD.|
Suggestion by KFry :
"Dr. Guckes has been my OB/GYN for 6 years. He delivered my last child 5 years ago and he preformed a TVH with A & P repairs 5 days ago. Dr. Guckes is extermely knowledgable and compassionate. He ha...(Read More)
| ||Claudia C HAYS MD.|
Suggestion by Marie :
"Dr Hays is one of several OB/GYNS in the practice I go to. I have been going there for about 10 years and I've been seeing her for about 6 years. She is always considerate and friendly. She never ma...(Read More)
| ||Lennard Glenn HERBST MD.|
Suggestion by Karen H. :
"I've been seeing Dr. Herbst for over 20 years. He also specializes in High risk or difficult pregnancies. I needed a physician that is knowledgeable respected by peers and caring. He takes time...(Read More)
| ||Ruthann Theresa ZERN MD.|
Suggestion by tamara :
"her caring knowledge and excellent care helped my baby and I to survive a difficult labor and I am forever grateful....(Read More)
| ||Michelle Denise JOHNSON MD.|
Prince Frederick, MD
Suggestion by Tracey :
"Dr Michelle Johnson is AWESOME!! She takes time to talk to me and address all my concerns. She does not check her watch and is not ready to run out the door to get to another patient. She does not tal...(Read More)
| ||Susan PEELER MD.|
Suggestion by EagleWoman :
"Dr. Peeler is a gynecologist not an obstetrician. I went to her when I had uterine fibroids after researching several doctors. I had suffered with the fibroids for years and was adamant that I didn't...(Read More)
| ||Reza NAINI MD.|
Suggestion by debbie d :
"Dr. Nani deliivered all three of my babies many moons ago. They are 18 19 and 21. On March 10 he did my hysterectomy. My case was not simple. My left ovary had grown into my colon. Surgery w...(Read More)
| ||Judith HIDALGO-AHMED MD.|
Suggestion by iluv2digiscrap :
"Dr. Hidalgo is very compassionate friendly caring and thorough. She has provided prenatal care to me through three pregnancies and has also provided general women's healthcare as well. She returns...(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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