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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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Pontiac, MI - Find More Doctors
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
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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)
| ||Rhonda Norton MANEY MD.|
East Lansing, MI
Suggestion by Julie :
"I have been dealing with Gyn issues since the birth of my last child in 1993. Dr Maney was very compassionate and caring. She actively involved me in my care by always providing options as well as di...(Read More)
| ||Joseph P TALCOTT DO.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Tara Candia :
"Dr. Talcott is one of the most real doctors you could ever have. He doesn't beat around the bush he tells you in ways that you can understand but most important: he treats you like you matter. Hi...(Read More)
| ||Ronald Bruce LEVIN MD.|
Clinton Township, MI
Suggestion by Steph :
"Very knowledgeable good bedside manner. Able to alleviate anxiety for patient. Excellent surgical skills....(Read More)
| ||William H JEWELL MD.|
Suggestion by Penny Lewis :
"I recommend this doctor very highly. When I had no one listening to me and thought I was going nuts he listened and took action. Now I feel a great deal better thanks to him....(Read More)
| ||Toanh POPP MD.|
Suggestion by k :
"Wonderful doctor answers all questions and cares about her patients. Have seen her for gyn only no ob visits yet but when my husband and I do get pregnant I wouldn't want any doctor but Dr. Popp....(Read More)
| ||Frank K TAKYI MD.|
Suggestion by Eva :
"Dr. Takyi performed my hysterectomy in February of 2005. I had a large fibroid and there was a concern that it was cancerous. Thank goodness it wasn't. I cannot recommend Dr. Takyi enough - he was...(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)
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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