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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
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
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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)
| ||Jonathan Thomas ZAIDAN MD.|
Lake Orion, MI
Suggestion by Johnnie T :
"I was recommended to this doctor by a friend I have been friends with this woman throughout her treatment with Dr. Zaidan and she always raved about how nice everyone in the office was and how the do...(Read More)
| ||Curtis Dean STRUYK MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Linda V :
"I recommend Dr. Struyk to anyone searching for a physician in this specialty. He was the first doctor to actually listen to me and do something about my health long-term health problems. He did not d...(Read More)
| ||Thomas William JOHNSON MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa V :
"Dr. Johnson is a wonderful doctor! He has a good bedside manner. After my first visit I was impressed by his demeanor and knowledge of my problem. I had a hysterectomy due to a large fibroid...(Read More)
| ||Calvin John SIEGERS MD.|
Suggestion by Connie :
"I have been a patient of Dr Siegers for many years. He is a very calm and compassionate doctor. He never rushes to judgment and always looks for the best way to treat anything. Dr. Siegers is trust...(Read More)
| ||Joseph A KINGSBURY DO.|
Grand Blanc, MI
Suggestion by Patricia Pignatelli :
"Very good "bed side manner" as it was once called. I would highly recommend him to anyone I knew. Staff is friendly and very helpful make you feel as if you are the only one he is seeing that day!!...(Read More)
| ||Lawrence W WHITE DO.|
Sterling Heights, MI
Suggestion by Jessica :
"Dr. White was my OB/GYN for many years. The only reason he is not still is that I moved too far away to continue seeing him. He is a godsend ad directly responsible for the healthy delivery of my 3...(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)
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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