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Hysterectomy Resources for Holland, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Holland, 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 Holland, MI - Find More Doctors
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Holland, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Holland Community Hospital
602 Michigan Ave
Holland MI 49423
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
| ||Calvin John SIEGERS MD.|
Suggestion by Connie :
"I have been a patient of Dr Siegers for many years. He is a very calm and compassionate doctor. He never rushes to judgment and always looks for the best way to treat anything. Dr. Siegers is trust...(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)
| ||Andrew MARKOWITZ MD.|
Suggestion by Irene T :
"He has been my doctor for 23 years. He has deliver 8 of my children and one of my grandchildren. He is compassionate caring and very concerned about your health. He does not hesitate to call you back...(Read More)
| ||Lourice Louise DAVID MD.|
Suggestion by Linzerella :
"Dr. David performed a Laparoscopy and a THA-BSO on me in 2007. She is a great surgeon and if someone needs a surgery I would definately recommend her. I do now see another Dr for the reason that i am...(Read More)
| ||Donald Melvin TAYLOR MD.|
Suggestion by Toni W :
"I just LOVE Dr. Taylor. He is insightful a compassionate listener and he allows you to participate in your medical care and treatment. By that I mean that he knows that part of the key is to make the...(Read More)
| ||Thomas E ZIMA DO.|
Clinton Township, MI
Suggestion by Kathi C :
"Doctor Zima truly understands women and their needs both physically and mentally. He receives a great deal of pleasure from NOT leaving unsightly scars following his surgeries. He always makes time fo...(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)
| ||Jeremiah WHITTINGTON MD.|
Bingham Farms, MI
Suggestion by Shairlyn Small :
"My family doctor suggested Dr. Whittington to me and may have saved my life! I was really impressed with the office staff as well. Eveyone in the office it wonderful and very helpful and most importa...(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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