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Hysterectomy Resources for Waterville, ME
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Waterville, ME, 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 Waterville, ME - Find More Doctors
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
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Hospitals in or near Waterville, ME - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Maine General Medical Center-Waterville Campus
149 North St
Waterville ME 04901
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
| ||Brian WALL MD.|
Suggestion by Susan :
"Dr. Wall is a wonderful OB/GYN. He did my hysterectomy almost five years ago and I have a check-up with him every year. He has always taken a great deal of time with me. He never seems rushed. He's a...(Read More)
| ||Robert SANSONETTI MD.|
Suggestion by carmella & Gary :
"my husband and i are a military family currently living in maine. It is very hard to find a doctor when moving from place to place who has as much compassion for his work and patients as we have found...(Read More)
| ||Murray Dana LEBOWITZ MD.|
Suggestion by Carol Smith :
"I saw the same GYN for about 30 years so when he passed away and I needed a doctor I saw his partner Dr. Lebowitz. It was extremely difficult for me to see someone new and I was very apprehensive a...(Read More)
| ||Martin Lloyd ROBBINS MD.|
Suggestion by yakkin :
"EXCISION of Endometriosis www.endoexcision.com Does not believe in drug therapy for the treatment of endometriosis. Is kind and considerate to go along with professional expertise. I say now...(Read More)
| ||Michael Steven SLOAN MD.|
Suggestion by Jennifer :
"Dr. Sloan delivered 3 of my 4 children. He was a great man as well as a Dr. I had complicated pregnancy for both my girls. Dr. Sloan would delay his vacation to be there when unexpected complications...(Read More)
| ||Vance Arthur ALOUPIS MD.|
Suggestion by Marcia :
"Dr. Aloupis came very highly recommended to me by a friend and my step-mother. The day of surgery I was told again by the nursing staff that I "had the best". I agree completely. I was seen q...(Read More)
| ||Bruce Lindley CHURCHILL MD.|
Suggestion by Sylvia :
"Dr. Bruce Churchill is an OB/GYN specializing in reproductive issues. Before I met him I spent too many years suffering with cysts endometriosis fybroids and "questionable" cells. Dr. Churchill l...(Read More)
| ||Darcey LEIGHTON MD.|
Suggestion by L :
"Dr. Darcey Leighton treated me for (very large) fibroid/uterus removal. She preformed a Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy (LSH) on me. From my initial first visit right through pre-op surgery...(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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