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Hysterectomy Resources for Rockville, MD
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Rockville, 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 Rockville, MD - Find More Doctors
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
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|Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
9901 Medical Center Dr
Rockville MD 20850
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
| ||Burt A LITTMAN MD.|
Suggestion by NYY :
"Dr. Littman is the most caring and knowledgeable doctor that I have encountered in many years. His compassion and expertise guided me successfully through my infertility journey to a successful outcom...(Read More)
| ||C Douglas LORD MD.|
Suggestion by Judy :
"Dr. Lord has been my OB/GYN since 1981. He is caring honest great bedside manor and truly looks out for his patients well being. He has a balance of western medicine as well as holistic medicine....(Read More)
| ||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)
| ||Aliya Parveen POSHNI MD.|
Suggestion by Susan :
"Dr. Poshni is compassionate thorough up-to-date. She always explains things completely and answers all questions patiently. I highly recommend her....(Read More)
| ||Carolyn J HARRINGTON MD.|
Suggestion by Michelle W :
"I searched for over 20 years for Dr. Harrington who is an OB/GYN. Not only did she diagnose my medical condition of Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) - which I've had all my life and no other docto...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Michael Oswald MAGAN MD.|
Suggestion by MysticalKarsin :
"I love love love Dr. Magan through the whole process I had to go through he was with me 120% and never left my side from start to finish. Ladies if your in need of a OB/GYN please please choose Dr. M...(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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