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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.
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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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|Mercy Health Partners
1700 Clinton St
Muskegon MI 49442
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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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Andrew VANSLOOTEN MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Lori :
"Dr. VanSlooten helped me through two very difficult pregnancies fertility issues and uterine complications. He has an amazing bedside manner a wealth of knowledge and always treats you like you a...(Read More)
| ||Ahmad AL-JERDI DO.|
Suggestion by Suzanne :
"Dr Al-Jerdi has been my ob/gyn for over 10 years. He has walked with me through the issues I have had during that time with love patience support and a listening ear. His love for his patients is...(Read More)
| ||Michael Lynn BENNETT MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Shelly P :
"Dr. Bennett listened to me and gave lots of information and options for my situation. He listened to what I actually said and spent the time needed to understand what was going on with me. Dr. Benne...(Read More)
| ||Michael Kenneth CONLEY MD.|
Suggestion by Ramona :
"Dr. Conley is an OB/GYN and is very understanding of women's health concerns. He listens and is able to dig deeper into what his patient's problems may be. I have been to 4 different doctors 2 of wh...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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