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Hysterectomy Resources for Livonia, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Livonia, 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 Livonia, MI - Find More Doctors
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Livonia, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Mary Mercy Hospital
36475 Five Mile Rd
Livonia MI 48154
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
| ||Mehmet Oktay BAYRAM MD.|
Suggestion by so thankful :
"I highly recommend this physician. He always takes the time to listen to the patient while being very diligent. In addition to being on top of what is going on he works great when critical decisions...(Read More)
| ||Richard Gary HERMAN DO.|
Suggestion by chantale h :
"Dr. Herman is a doctor that listens to your concerns. He is a very thorough Dr and takes into consideration your requests. He takes time to talk to you and not at you and I really appreciate that...(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)
| ||Burton Samuel BRODSKY MD.|
Suggestion by Cindy :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Burton S. Brodsky for about 7 years. From the first visit I knew I was in good hands. Besides his phenomenal bedside manner he is very compassionate and kind. He list...(Read More)
| ||John Francis ITNYRE MD.|
Suggestion by Jeanne Johnson :
"I have been with Dr. Itnyre for nearly 20 years! He has provided excellent care through two childbirths (1st emergency C-section 2nd natural) a partial hysterectomy and of course the annual exams....(Read More)
| ||Steven John LOWN DO.|
Suggestion by Elaina :
"Dr Lown has been treating me for 3 years for endometrios and fibroids. He has operated on me 3 times and we are scheduled for the 4th and final surgery soon. He cares for his patients and is very un...(Read More)
| ||Deborah Diane HAMBY MD.|
Suggestion by Monica :
"Dr Hamby did my prenatal care as well as my c-section for the delivery of my twins in 10/98. She went above and beyond her call of duty by making sure my family and myself were ok as we waited for th...(Read More)
| ||Jonathan Thomas ZAIDAN MD.|
Lake Orion, MI
Suggestion by Johnnie T :
"I was recommended to this doctor by a friend I have been friends with this woman throughout her treatment with Dr. Zaidan and she always raved about how nice everyone in the office was and how the do...(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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