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Hysterectomy Resources for Battle Creek, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Battle Creek, 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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Battle Creek, MI - Find More Doctors
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
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Hospitals in or near Battle Creek, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Battle Creek Health System
300 North Ave
Battle Creek MI 49016
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 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)
| ||Diana BITNER MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Melissa :
"Dr. Bitner is a wonderful doctor who really cares about her patients and has a wonderful bedside manner. She greets you with a hug when she sees you and she really listens. She is very sympathetic i...(Read More)
| ||Frank K TAKYI MD.|
Suggestion by Eva :
"Dr. Takyi performed my hysterectomy in February of 2005. I had a large fibroid and there was a concern that it was cancerous. Thank goodness it wasn't. I cannot recommend Dr. Takyi enough - he was...(Read More)
| ||Robert Neil WINTER MD.|
Suggestion by Annemarie :
"I was first referred to Dr. Winter due to abnormal paps. As time went on other issues developed and he recommended an MRI. As it turned out I had one fibroid the size of a cantaloupe and another t...(Read More)
| ||Jerry M BUTTO DO.|
Suggestion by Logan :
"Dr. Butto is a very caring and gifted OB/GYN. He came highly recommended to me a few years ago from multiple sources. His practice is the Downriver Institute for Women and is located in the medical...(Read More)
| ||Steven Alan MIGDAL MD.|
West Bloomfield, MI
Suggestion by tchrpet521 :
"Dr. Migdal is a caring kind excellent doctor. His staff is also very caring and will go out of their way to help you. He is generally very punctual and appointments are easy to schedule. He is ver...(Read More)
| ||Anthony IMUDIA MD.|
Suggestion by D. B. :
"Did my Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy. Great bedside manner. Really put me at ease....(Read More)
| ||Ahmad AL-JERDI DO.|
Suggestion by Suzanne :
"Dr Al-Jerdi has been my ob/gyn for over 10 years. He has walked with me through the issues I have had during that time with love patience support and a listening ear. His love for his patients is...(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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