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Hysterectomy Resources for Ann Arbor, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Ann Arbor, MI, 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 Ann Arbor, MI - Find More Doctors
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
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|University of Michigan Hospital
1500 E Medical Center Dr
Ann Arbor MI 48109
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
| ||Lana Darleen POWELL MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by Moria A :
"Dr. Powell is great she always listens! She isn't afraid to try new and different treatment plans she always involves you in the process. Remains supportive and realistic at all times....(Read More)
| ||Rita Prasad ECKENRODE MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by Alexis :
"I jut recently had a hysterectomy.Dr. Eckenrode did the surgery. She is a very through. She explained the whole prodeedure to me and what to expect before I even went in to surgery. Then when I got ou...(Read More)
| ||Rajiv Joseph DEENADAYALU MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by J vanness1024 :
"Dr D has been fabulous! He was recommended to me for my Da Vinci Hysterectomy by my regular Gyno who works in the same office. She does not specialize in the Da Vinci herself. He is patient caring a...(Read More)
| ||John Francis RANDOLPH MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by VIcky N from Kalamazoo :
"Dr. John Randolph has been my gynecologist for 16 years now.He works together with my urologist Dr. McGuire with my disease of Interstitial cystitis. He also operated on me 16 years ago and removed en...(Read More)
|Charles LELAND MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by Gigi :
"Dr. Charles Leland is an excellent Ob/gyn. He is a christian doctor who listens to all you have to say. He is very friendly and upbeat. He was very thorough with me before my hysterectomy checking...(Read More)
| ||Arnold Patrick ADVINCULA MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by Dana :
"Dr. Advincula is the BEST OB/GYN in the business! I went to 5 doctors before seeing Dr. Advincula and I got the run-around from each of the other doctors. Dr. Advincula treated me with respect compa...(Read More)
| ||John SELLERS DO.|
Farmington Hills, MI
Suggestion by Sherry :
"Dr. Sellers is a compassionate and understanding doctor. He has listened to all my complaints and was sympathetic to my situation. I am glad to have met him. He performed a laproscopic hystoscopy D&C...(Read More)
| ||John Francis ITNYRE MD.|
Suggestion by Jeanne Johnson :
"I have been with Dr. Itnyre for nearly 20 years! He has provided excellent care through two childbirths (1st emergency C-section 2nd natural) a partial hysterectomy and of course the annual exams....(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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