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Hysterectomy Resources for Alabaster, AL

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Alabaster, AL, 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 Alabaster, AL - Find More Doctors
Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
916-486-0411
Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Suite 104
Tacoma WA 98465
253-403-5432
Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Suite 435
Leesburg VA 20176
703.858.5599
Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
(407) 303-4573
Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
617-732-4222
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Alabaster, AL - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Shelby Baptist Medical Center
1000 1st St North
Alabaster AL 35007

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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

 James Wynn BELYEU MD.
Alabaster, AL
Suggestion by Luanne Anderson : "This man is a Godsend! He is the Hormone King of Kings! I am in my 30's and had a total hysterectomy 5 years ago so needless to say my body wasn't ready for this Surgical Menopause. Thanks to my...(Read More)"


 Ellen Doyle PHILLIPS MD.
Dothan, AL
Suggestion by Suzanne B : "Dr. Phillips treated me for Endometriosis & when I developed blood clots she then did a hysterectomy. She also handles all my female health issues. Dr. Phillips really listens to her patients. S...(Read More)"


 Gwenn Marie MCKENZIE MD.
Tuscaloosa, AL
Suggestion by cindy : "Dr. McKenzie has delivered 2 of my children by C-section and did my hysterectomy. He has a wonderful bedside manner. He is a very caring and compasionate christian doctor. He prays with you before y...(Read More)"


 James David HARRIS MD.
Valley, AL
Suggestion by Shannon C : "I would definitely recommend Dr. Harris to anyone!! He has been wonderful in being there for me..... It is beyond words how this man goes beyond himself and not only a professional but as your friend...(Read More)"


 Warren BANACH MD.
Enterprise, AL
Suggestion by Allie : "Dr. Banach is such an experienced caring Doctor. He delivered my second child via VBAC. My first child was a c-section and my second child was a regular vaginal delivery!! No problems. He told me...(Read More)"


 Knut Erich MUELLER MD.
Mobile, AL
Suggestion by Heather : "I have known Dr. Mueller personally since 2002. I became his patient in 2004 during a very rough time in my life. He diagnosed me with PCOS and endometriosis. After trying many alternatives it was...(Read More)"


 Ahmet HELVACIOGLU MD.
Fairhope, AL
Suggestion by Andie : "In a time when we are all rushed and have to sit and wait on many doctors it is truly a blessing to find one like Dr. Helva. He is a very attentive concerned and knowledgable doctor. He is up to dat...(Read More)"


 Edith AGUAYO MD.
Huntsville, AL
Suggestion by Whitney : "Dr. Aguayo is fantastic. She truly understands her patients and is completely honest and up front with them. Her staff is fantastic and never make you feel rushed or in a hurry - no matter that even...(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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