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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Olney, 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 Olney, MD - Find More Doctors
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
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Hospitals in or near Olney, MD - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Montgomery General Hospital
18101 Prince Phillip Dr
Olney MD 20832
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
| ||Joyce Ellen BRODY MD.|
Suggestion by erikalw :
"I have gone to Dr. Joyce Brody (gynecologist) for several years and really like her. She is a good listener is very experienced takes a lot of time with you and explains things very thoroughly....(Read More)
| ||Richard Sheldon MARGOLIS MD.|
Suggestion by Eileen :
"Dr. Margolis has been my OB/GYN for the past 19 years I would and do trust my life with this Doctor! He is a very caring and experienced! He has always listened first! Then addressed my concerns.....(Read More)
| ||Stella J. LII MD.|
Suggestion by Lori Shourds :
"Dr. Stella J. Lii worked alongside Dr. Paul Mackoul at The Woman's Surgery Center while I had my Retroperitoneal Hysterectomy. This was one of the hardest times in my life. I spent over 4 years in c...(Read More)
| ||Daniel Robert EISEMANN MD.|
Suggestion by Dianne E :
"I have had PCOS for several years. Recently we discovered I needed a total abdominal hysterectomy (at the ripe age of 38). Dr. Eisemann is incredibly kind and sensitive and has a great bedside mann...(Read More)
| ||Lenore TIETJENS-GRILLO MD.|
Suggestion by Trish Robinson :
"Dr. Tietjens-Grillo has been my doctor for some years now she has perfomed two of my surgeries and is more than just a doctor. She has comforted me through my illness and the loss of my first husband...(Read More)
| ||Christine NETO MD.|
Suggestion by Marysa :
"This doctor will give you her undivided attention and will take as long as you need for her to tend to your personal needs until you are satisfied with your results. In a world of hustle and bustle...(Read More)
| ||Michael Howard HOTCHKISS MD.|
Suggestion by Natascha Shaver :
"Dr. Michael Hotchkiss is the type of doctor all doctors should be like! He takes the time to listen to you. He is kind and considerate and tries to do what ever it takes to keep you healthy. He onl...(Read More)
| ||William Henry KATZ MD.|
Suggestion by Nicole P :
"Dr. Katz was reccomended to me by my GP. (Whom I also trust 100%.) I've been very happy with the treatment I recieve from Dr. Katz. He has called me personally several times to check on me after surge...(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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