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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.


Find a GYN Surgeon

Doctors in or near Waterville, ME - Find More Doctors
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552
Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Suite 276
Atlanta GA 30342
4042558778
Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
(470) 312-3696
Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
Suite 210
New Lenox IL 60451
815-463-3000
Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
2129881444
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Quanita Crable, M.D.
8160 Walnut Hill Lane
Ste. LL-001
Dallas TX 75231
(469)364-3764
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
651-600-3035

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Waterville, ME - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Maine General Medical Center-Waterville Campus
149 North St
Waterville ME 04901

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Joseph Lewis WILKIS MD.
Scarborough, ME
Suggestion by ksdesigns : "He performed my LSH hysterectomy. He answered all my questions and good bedside manner. He's very direct which I like....(Read More)"


 Ellen Jane BENTLEY MD.
Bangor, ME
Suggestion by Maina : "Dr.Bentley is such a nice Doctor she is a wondeful and friendly person she listens and takes alot of time talking to you I have been going to her for at least 16 yearsand I highly recommend her......(Read More)"


 Mark Steven COOPER MD.
Augusta, ME
Suggestion by Stephanie : "If yo are a woman with problems this doctor is the one to see.. and the only one for me... He is the best doctor I have ever had and will always be the best. I would recommend him to ANYONE and woul...(Read More)"


 Brian WALL MD.
Caribou, ME
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)"


 Darcey LEIGHTON MD.
ME
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)"


 William Alan GEORGE MD.
Oakland, ME
Suggestion by Joanne : "After moving to this area finding a doctor was a point and chose out of the phone book. I lucked out! I chose Dr. William George for my gynocologist knowing I needed a hysterectomy for enlarged uter...(Read More)"


 Martin Lloyd ROBBINS MD.
Portland, ME
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)"


 Robert SANSONETTI MD.
Scarborough, ME
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)"


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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