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Hysterectomy Resources for Takoma Park, MD
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Takoma Park, 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 Takoma Park, MD - Find More Doctors
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
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Hospitals in or near Takoma Park, MD - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Washington Adventist Hospital
7600 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park MD 20912
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
| ||Charles Kenneth TRAVERS MD.|
Silver Spring, MD
Suggestion by Tiffany :
"Best doctor ever! Bedside manner is top-notch. Still gives individualized attention and care thorough testing and remembers the details of your life from year to year!...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Ricardo L A SCARTASCINI MD.|
Suggestion by Liliana Musolino :
"Doctor Scartascini delivered my baby girl 28 years ago yesterday! I have been seeing him ever since. When he discovered I had fibroids over a year ago while performing a procedure on me he said we...(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)
| ||Steven LENOWITZ MD.|
Bel Air, MD
Suggestion by Marie :
"Dr. Lenowitz is a board certified OB/GYN who practices in Harford Co. He does surgery at Upper Chesapeake Medical center and St Joes Medical center. He also delivers and does surgery at Franklin Squar...(Read More)
| ||Janet Marie PARNES MD.|
Suggestion by Webchick :
"I've been treated by four doctors over the past five years for treatment of fibroids and excessive bleeding and Dr. Parnes is the only one who truly helped. I was referred to her by my primary care p...(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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