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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
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
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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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Donald Richard BLITZ MD.|
Suggestion by Lynn Herrick :
"Dr. Blitz has been my gynecologist for many years and he is the best doctor I've ever had. He's shepherded me very kindly through some difficult times (most recently cervical cancer) and I can tell...(Read More)
| ||Sharon Sue KELLEY MD.|
East Lansing, MI
Suggestion by Cheri :
"My doctor has been very supportive and very through. What I like the best is she doesn't pull any punches. She tell u like it is and then she tries to take care of you the best possible way....(Read More)
| ||Dannie J. GENTRY MD.|
Suggestion by Erica-Lynn P :
"It can be hard to find a quality doctor in a small town. Our town is so very fortunate that Dannie J. Gentry Jr MD chose to practice here. As an OBGYN he is often dealing with frightened women which...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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