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Hysterectomy Resources for Saginaw, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Saginaw, 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 Saginaw, MI - Find More Doctors
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Terry Grogg, M.D.
4461 S Broadway Suite 200
Grove City OH 43123
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Saginaw, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Covenant Health Care
1447 N Harrison
Saginaw MI 48602
800 South Washington Ave
Saginaw MI 48601
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
| ||Erica Levack CANALES MD.|
Suggestion by Sherry :
"She a is very warm caring and trustworthy OB-GYN. She spends as much time as you need to get your questions answered. She takes time to get know you as a person. She goes over your treatment optio...(Read More)
| ||Christopher J ORAVITZ MD.|
Suggestion by Judy Ardine :
"Dr Oravitz is a very gentle caring and conscientious doctor. Laid back low gear but efficient. I am post-menopause w/a large ovarian cyst I opted to adopt a wait and watch approach w/despite his mis...(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)
| ||Gerald SEIGGREEN MD.|
Suggestion by Shannon :
"This doctor is very professional and very thorough. His bedside manner is wonderful. He is what I would call an expert in his field. When I tell people who performed my surgery they all tell me he is...(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)
| ||Harold John SAUER MD.|
Suggestion by Sue Maurer MD :
"Dr. Sauer has moved to another state over 2 years ago. He is working for Yale out East. May want to update your profile...(Read More)
| ||Donald Melvin TAYLOR MD.|
Suggestion by Toni W :
"I just LOVE Dr. Taylor. He is insightful a compassionate listener and he allows you to participate in your medical care and treatment. By that I mean that he knows that part of the key is to make the...(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)
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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