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Hysterectomy Resources for Lansing, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Lansing, 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 Lansing, MI - Find More Doctors
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Lansing, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Ingham Regional Medical Center-Greenlawn Campus
401 W Greenlawn Ave
Lansing MI 48910
|Sparrow Health System
1215 E Michigan Ave
Lansing MI 48909
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
| ||Harold John SAUER MD.|
Suggestion by Sue Maurer MD :
"Dr. Sauer has moved to another state over 2 years ago. He is working for Yale out East. May want to update your profile...(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)
|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)
| ||Denise Marie WARREN DO.|
Suggestion by Devida Macleod :
"Dr Warren was wondrful. I went to her for female problems. She discussed several options with me. She told be about the benefits and risks of each. When I decided on a hysterectomy she was great....(Read More)
| ||Lawrence W WHITE DO.|
Sterling Heights, MI
Suggestion by Jessica :
"Dr. White was my OB/GYN for many years. The only reason he is not still is that I moved too far away to continue seeing him. He is a godsend ad directly responsible for the healthy delivery of my 3...(Read More)
| ||John LAGRAND MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Kelly Vonk :
"Dr. LaGrand is the best! He performed a laporoscopic supracervical hysterectomy on me in August 2006. Then a tracheolectomy (cervix removal) in November 2006. He ended up doing an emergency surgery f...(Read More)
| ||Rajan Andres PASTORIZA MD.|
Suggestion by Marlene R :
"I wanted to share with you a little bit about my Dr. His name is Dr. R. A. Pastoriza. He is the most amazing doctor i have ever gone to. I was very scared when I went to him the first time but from...(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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