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Hysterectomy Resources for Pontiac, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Pontiac, 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 Pontiac, MI - Find More Doctors
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
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Hospitals in or near Pontiac, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Joseph Mercy-Oakland
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac MI 48341
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
|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)
| ||Frederick C GUENTHER MD.|
Big Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Michelle G :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Guenther's for almost 7 years. He was my OB when my twins were born and helped guide me through a very high-risk pregnancy. He collaborates very well with other medical s...(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)
| ||Paul George HAKIM MD.|
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Suggestion by Bliss Ledford :
"Dr Hakim made all the difference. ~ Uses Divinci Robot with skill & has for a long time ~ Was the first Dr at his facility to get training to use Divinci ~ Listens & explains he's reachable ~ Con...(Read More)
| ||Charles NEWTON MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by June Wezeman :
"Dr. Newton did my abdominal hysterectomy over a year ago and did a wonderful job. He is a very wonderful person and and an excellent surgeon. I am a surgical nurse and had worked with him many time...(Read More)
| ||Carole F CONDEVAUX MD.|
Rochester Hills, MI
Suggestion by lisa :
"delivered my high rish twins and prior son and was very well informed and kept me informed and was attentative to all my needs and questions concenred about her patients and caring! would reccom...(Read More)
| ||Roger Dennis BEYER MD.|
Paw Paw, MI
Suggestion by Sue :
"This is a doctor who will actually listen to your health concerns without worrying about the clock or rushing out of the room once he does hear what you have to say. I would recommend this doctor to...(Read More)
| ||Jacqueline TAYLOR MD.|
Suggestion by Jackie Sloan :
"Not only am I Dr. Taylor's patient. I am a previous employee of her's. She is a board certified OB/GYN. She is a very caring and compasinate physician. She has children of her own so she has been...(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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