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Hysterectomy Resources for Flint, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Flint, 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 Flint, MI - Find More Doctors
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
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Hospitals in or near Flint, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|McLaren Regional Medical Center
401 S Ballenger Hwy
Flint MI 48532
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
| ||James LINDEMULDER MD.|
Suggestion by Michelle :
"He is awesome! He checked me out thouroughly before recommending a laproscopy discussed all medication options possible side effects benefits and negatives. I finally ended up going with a hyster...(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)
| ||Catherine Ann CHARTIER MD.|
Suggestion by Maria Dublin :
"I cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr. Chartier. She is an amazing doctor and surgeon. She has been my ob/gyn for around 10 years -- and she performed my hysterectomy approximately five year...(Read More)
| ||Yuvelle EATON-MCFARLAND MD.|
Suggestion by Juliet Brown :
"Dr. McFarland was the one who originally made my diagnosis of cervical cancer. She was thorough in my exams and extremely helpful when I had any questions regarding "where do I go from here"? From th...(Read More)
| ||Anthony Vincent INDOVINA DO.|
Suggestion by Robin :
"Very thorough informative Doctor good bedside manner and follow-up only neg. is he is not very open to alternative hormone therapies. But he is a skiled surgeon-I recommend him!...(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)
| ||Jeffrey B MILLER DO.|
Commerce Township, MI
Suggestion by Purgy :
"Been seeing Dr Miller for over 8 years now. He has treated my endometriosis fybroid tumors ovarian cysts pelvic pain heavy periods for me. He has done all in his power to treat me for these co...(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)
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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