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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.
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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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|Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
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Rockville MD 20850
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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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Hovik TAYMOORIAN DO.|
Suggestion by akila :
"dr.taymoorian is the best obgyn he is funny smart nd fast i would recommend him any time he always lift up your spirit wen u feelin a little down he is a good doctor...(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)
| ||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)
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.
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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