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Hysterectomy Resources for Muskegon, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Muskegon, 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 Muskegon, MI - Find More Doctors
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
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Hospitals in or near Muskegon, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Mercy Health Partners
1700 Clinton St
Muskegon MI 49442
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
| ||Lourice Louise DAVID MD.|
Suggestion by Linzerella :
"Dr. David performed a Laparoscopy and a THA-BSO on me in 2007. She is a great surgeon and if someone needs a surgery I would definately recommend her. I do now see another Dr for the reason that i am...(Read More)
| ||Carol J MARKIEWICZ DO.|
Suggestion by Kristi P :
"Dr. Markiewicz is the kind of doctor that only comes around once in a lifetime. She has taken care of me for about 25 years now and in that time she has delivered my child seen me thru many a surge...(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)
|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)
| ||Diana BITNER MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Melissa :
"Dr. Bitner is a wonderful doctor who really cares about her patients and has a wonderful bedside manner. She greets you with a hug when she sees you and she really listens. She is very sympathetic i...(Read More)
| ||Michael Hans MASER DO.|
Suggestion by Eva :
"Dr. Maser is a compassionate doctor that has a great bedside manner. I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis (ulcers in the bladder lining) and he setup procedures for his staff to follow when I c...(Read More)
| ||Anthony IMUDIA MD.|
Suggestion by D. B. :
"Did my Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy. Great bedside manner. Really put me at ease....(Read More)
| ||Thomas E ZIMA DO.|
Clinton Township, MI
Suggestion by Kathi C :
"Doctor Zima truly understands women and their needs both physically and mentally. He receives a great deal of pleasure from NOT leaving unsightly scars following his surgeries. He always makes time fo...(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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