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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.
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Doctors in or near Livonia, MI - Find More Doctors
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
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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
| ||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)
| ||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)
|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)
| ||Chad Richard WHITE MD.|
Suggestion by Pam :
"Where to begin!?! Dr. White is the last in a long list of gynos I have see over the last 7 years. I have a weight problem and most docs just looked at me like I was not worthy of their time. One ev...(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)
| ||Robert Neil WINTER MD.|
Suggestion by Annemarie :
"I was first referred to Dr. Winter due to abnormal paps. As time went on other issues developed and he recommended an MRI. As it turned out I had one fibroid the size of a cantaloupe and another t...(Read More)
| ||Gary Edward FARHAT MD.|
Suggestion by Cheryl :
"Very good OB/Gyn doctor have went to him for many years Del my baby and had an uterine oblasion and TAH. Very understanding easy to talk to and with makes sure you understand what is going on with y...(Read More)
| ||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)
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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