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Hysterectomy Resources for Monroe, MI

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Monroe, 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 Monroe, MI - Find More Doctors
Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
651-600-3035
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Susan Carter, M.D.
North Colorado Medical Center/ MCR
1800 15th Street, Suite 220
Greeley CO 80631
970 353 1335
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
770-913-0001
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
Suite 210
New Lenox IL 60451
815-463-3000
Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
940-591-6700
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Monroe, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Mercy Memorial Hospital
740 N Macomb St
Monroe MI 48161

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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

 Sidney Jimmy SMITH MD.
Monroe, MI
Suggestion by Judy : "Dr. Smith will take as much time with you as you need. He is a religious man and does not over book. When you have an appt. with him there is no one elese but you on the books. I am so tired of thes...(Read More)"


 John Curtis MASSERANT MD.
Monroe, MI
Suggestion by Beth : "Fantastic job on my hysterectomy beautiful stitches to put me together. Great recovery and good answers to questions. He was very patient and took care of all my concerns while in the hospital. Atten...(Read More)"


http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/1621-t1.jpg PhotoCharles 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)"


 Christopher J ORAVITZ MD.
Saginaw, MI
Suggestion by Judy Ardine : "Dr Oravitz is a very gentle caring and conscientious doctor. Laid back low gear but efficient. I am post-menopause w/a large ovarian cyst I opted to adopt a wait and watch approach w/despite his mis...(Read More)"


 Jerry M BUTTO DO.
Trenton, MI
Suggestion by Logan : "Dr. Butto is a very caring and gifted OB/GYN. He came highly recommended to me a few years ago from multiple sources. His practice is the Downriver Institute for Women and is located in the medical...(Read More)"


 De Ann Kay KUTZNER MD.
Saint Joseph, MI
Suggestion by Kyra : "Dr Kutzner performed my Hysterectomy. From day one she was friendly kind and never gave me a moment to feel bad because she ensured that I understood and had the information and care I needed so I...(Read More)"


 Edward T MERKEL MD.
Plymouth, MI
Suggestion by C F : "Dr. Merkel is a wonderful physician. When I went in for surgery dealing with uterine fibroids it was not planned that I would end up having a hysterectomy although he took the time to discuss every...(Read More)"


 Andrew MARKOWITZ MD.
MI
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)"


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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