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Hysterectomy Resources for Grand Rapids, MI

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Grand Rapids, 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 Grand Rapids, MI - Find More Doctors
John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Suite 104
Tacoma WA 98465
253-403-5432
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
4073034190
David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Suite 300
Noblesville IN 46060
317-774-1200
Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Ste 205
Anchorage AK 99508
9072724443
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
828-670-5665
Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Suite 276
Atlanta GA 30342
4042558778
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Grand Rapids, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Saint Mary's Health Care
200 Jefferson SE
Grand Rapids MI 49503
Spectrum Health-Butterworth Campus
100 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids MI 49503

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Ask A Doctor

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

 Kerry Lee GORSUCH MD.
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Kathy B : "Dr. Gorsuch has been my OB/GYN for almost 5 years now. His care has been exceptional. He takes the time to explain things well and he shows an incredible amount of compassion for his patients. Both...(Read More)"


 Michael Lynn BENNETT MD.
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Shelly P : "Dr. Bennett listened to me and gave lots of information and options for my situation. He listened to what I actually said and spent the time needed to understand what was going on with me. Dr. Benne...(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)"


 Stephen C DALM DO.
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by JenD : "He is a wonderful doctor for Endometriosis and other female related issues. He supports a natural approach as well as a medicinal approach. He works with the options you give him with out giving you...(Read More)"


 Charles NEWTON MD.
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by June Wezeman : "Dr. Newton did my abdominal hysterectomy over a year ago and did a wonderful job. He is a very wonderful person and and an excellent surgeon. I am a surgical nurse and had worked with him many time...(Read More)"


 Domenic Russel FEDERICO MD.
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Karen D. : "My doctor was very thorough with his explanation of procedures. He was attentive and caring never rushing me during visits. Before and after my hysterectomy he personally called me at home to see h...(Read More)"


 Curtis Dean STRUYK MD.
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Linda V : "I recommend Dr. Struyk to anyone searching for a physician in this specialty. He was the first doctor to actually listen to me and do something about my health long-term health problems. He did not d...(Read More)"


 Joseph P TALCOTT DO.
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Tara Candia : "Dr. Talcott is one of the most real doctors you could ever have. He doesn't beat around the bush he tells you in ways that you can understand but most important: he treats you like you matter. Hi...(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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