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Hysterectomy Resources for Royal Oak, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Royal Oak, 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 Royal Oak, MI - Find More Doctors
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
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Hospitals in or near Royal Oak, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|William Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak
3601 W Thirteen Mile Rd
Royal Oak MI 48073
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)
| ||John Curtis MASSERANT MD.|
Suggestion by Beth :
"Fantastic job on my hysterectomy beautiful stitches to put me together. Great recovery and good answers to questions. He was very patient and took care of all my concerns while in the hospital. Atten...(Read More)
| ||Jennifer Lynn COHN MD.|
Suggestion by Sheila :
"Dr. Coh is a OB/GYN and about two years ago I started seeing her. I was having extremely bad periods and for the past year and a half. She had performed and endimetrial ablation and that helped with t...(Read More)
| ||Reda Abdelgwad KHALIFA MD.|
Dearborn Heights, MI
Suggestion by Roshina L :
"I love that Doctor Khalifa is caring knowledgeable and very professional. He listens to his patients and does not dismiss your complaints. He addresses your problems immediately and sends you for te...(Read More)
| ||Lana Darleen POWELL MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by Moria A :
"Dr. Powell is great she always listens! She isn't afraid to try new and different treatment plans she always involves you in the process. Remains supportive and realistic at all times....(Read More)
| ||Edward T MERKEL MD.|
Suggestion by C F :
"Dr. Merkel is a wonderful physician. When I went in for surgery dealing with uterine fibroids it was not planned that I would end up having a hysterectomy although he took the time to discuss every...(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)
| ||Deborah RUSSELL MD.|
Suggestion by Jean Dey :
"This OB-GYN is pro-breastfeeding. She promotes and encourages holistic measures. Dr. Russell possesses an unusually high level of communication with her patients....(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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