| Hysterectomy Resources for Randallstown, MD |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Randallstown, 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.
|David Zisow, M.D.
2005 Rock Spring Rd Ste. 3
Forest Hill - Baltimore MD 21050
|Northwest Hospital Center
5401 Old Court Rd
Randallstown MD 21133
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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
| ||Brad Howard NORMAN MD.|
Silver Spring, MD
Suggestion by Chrissy :
"I just recently started seeing Dr. Norman and I can't say enough great things about him and his staff. I have suffered with "female" problems for a LONG time and for some reason no other Dr. was wil...(Read More)
| ||A. Daniel KING MD.|
Bel Air, MD
Suggestion by Candace :
"I love this doctor I have never had a doctor who called me after hours just to see how I was doing.He is comforting friendly & very trustworthy. If I need anything I can call him or his office and...(Read More)
| ||Soma CHAKRABORTY MD.|
Suggestion by rey :
"Dr. Chakraborty is an extraordinary GYN. I have been her patient for approximately 8 years. Over the last 2 years she treated me for menorrhagia. She was careful to suggest and try treatments that...(Read More)
| ||Robert Edgar OTTENRITTER MD.|
Suggestion by Mary Allan :
"Dr. Ottenritter delivered two of my three children - one at 28 weeks the other at 37! He also did my hysterectomy based on pre-cancerous PAP smears over several years. He is an extremely caring do...(Read More)
| ||Murray Dennis PEARLMAN MD.|
Suggestion by R :
"Dr. Pearlman delivered my 4th child. He makes you feel like an old friend and that you are his most important patient....(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)
| ||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)
| ||Nelson Aderemi ALAWODE MD.|
Suggestion by Stacey :
"Moving to a New State (MD from NY) I was skeptical about seeing a new doctor (especially GYN) for the first time because my previous doctor (NY) were outstanding to me. I was in a lot of pain from...(Read More)
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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