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Hysterectomy Resources for Rochester, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Rochester, 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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|Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
1101 W University Dr
Rochester MI 48307
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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
| ||Brigitte LORENZ MD.|
Suggestion by Jane :
"This docotor is very caring and makes the patient feel very comfortable. No question is too small or too foolish. She takes as much time as you need her too in answering all questions and explaining a...(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)
|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)
| ||Richard Gary HERMAN DO.|
Suggestion by chantale h :
"Dr. Herman is a doctor that listens to your concerns. He is a very thorough Dr and takes into consideration your requests. He takes time to talk to you and not at you and I really appreciate that...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Scott Richard KING MD.|
Suggestion by Renée Runyon :
"Dr. Scott King in Jackson MI is an OB/GYN who really cares about his patients. I don't think he delivers babies any more but he has been a source of much information and comfort to me during my ma...(Read More)
| ||John Francis RANDOLPH MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by VIcky N from Kalamazoo :
"Dr. John Randolph has been my gynecologist for 16 years now.He works together with my urologist Dr. McGuire with my disease of Interstitial cystitis. He also operated on me 16 years ago and removed en...(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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