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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
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
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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
| ||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)
| ||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)
|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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Douglas Martin PORTZ MD.|
Suggestion by Deborah Regal Coller :
"I have been a patient of Dr.Portz for the past 2 years. He has performed an endometrial ablation and hysterectomy (vaginalhysterectomey dueto prolasped uterus adenomeiosis and endometriosis) along w...(Read More)
| ||Andrew VANSLOOTEN MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Lori :
"Dr. VanSlooten helped me through two very difficult pregnancies fertility issues and uterine complications. He has an amazing bedside manner a wealth of knowledge and always treats you like you a...(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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