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Hysterectomy Resources for St. Joseph, MI

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in St. Joseph, 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 St. Joseph, MI - Find More Doctors
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
828-670-5665
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747
Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
617-732-4222
Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
847-981-3698
Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
214-645-3888
John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Suite 104
Tacoma WA 98465
253-403-5432

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near St. Joseph, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Lakeland Medical Center St. Joseph
1234 Napier Ave
St. Joseph MI 49085

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/1621-t1.jpg PhotoCharles 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)"


 Deborah Diane HAMBY MD.
Roseville, MI
Suggestion by Monica : "Dr Hamby did my prenatal care as well as my c-section for the delivery of my twins in 10/98. She went above and beyond her call of duty by making sure my family and myself were ok as we waited for th...(Read More)"


 Katherýne PASQUE MD.
MI
Suggestion by Stephannie Weary : "Dr. Pasque was recommended by my primary care physician. She performed a supra-cervical abdominal hysterectomy on me and my results have been wonderful. The incision was only 4 inches long vertical...(Read More)"


 Anthony Vincent INDOVINA DO.
Portage, MI
Suggestion by Robin : "Very thorough informative Doctor good bedside manner and follow-up only neg. is he is not very open to alternative hormone therapies. But he is a skiled surgeon-I recommend him!...(Read More)"


 Joseph P TALCOTT DO.
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Tara Candia : "Dr. Talcott is one of the most real doctors you could ever have. He doesn't beat around the bush he tells you in ways that you can understand but most important: he treats you like you matter. Hi...(Read More)"


 Rajiv Joseph DEENADAYALU MD.
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by J vanness1024 : "Dr D has been fabulous! He was recommended to me for my Da Vinci Hysterectomy by my regular Gyno who works in the same office. She does not specialize in the Da Vinci herself. He is patient caring a...(Read More)"


 Jeffrey G OBRON MD.
West Bloomfield, MI
Suggestion by Sarah Perry : "Dr. Obron has treated my endometriosis ovarian cycsts and countless other female issues for almost 20 years. He performed my full hysterectomy last year and I couldn't be happier with the treatment...(Read More)"


 Frederick C GUENTHER MD.
Big Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Michelle G : "I have been a patient of Dr. Guenther's for almost 7 years. He was my OB when my twins were born and helped guide me through a very high-risk pregnancy. He collaborates very well with other medical s...(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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