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Hysterectomy Resources for Sterling Heights, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Sterling Heights, 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 Sterling Heights, MI - Find More Doctors
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|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
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
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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:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||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)
|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)
| ||Douglas Martin PORTZ MD.|
Suggestion by Deborah Regal Coller :
"I have been a patient of Dr.Portz for the past 2 years. He has performed an endometrial ablation and hysterectomy (vaginalhysterectomey dueto prolasped uterus adenomeiosis and endometriosis) along w...(Read More)
| ||Timothy Francis MURPHY MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Sheri P :
"I was referred to Dr. Murphy when I had some post-menopausal bleeding that required being seen by a GYN. Dr. Murphy was been absolutely wonderful! He is cheerful warm and comforting. His bedside m...(Read More)
| ||Samer MOSSALLAM DO.|
Suggestion by Kristina Mills :
"Dr. Mossallam not only delivered my 3rd child but also performed my hysterectomy. He is a WONDERFUL Doctor VERY thoughtful puts all of himself into each person he treats. He also did my sisters hy...(Read More)
| ||John LAGRAND MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Kelly Vonk :
"Dr. LaGrand is the best! He performed a laporoscopic supracervical hysterectomy on me in August 2006. Then a tracheolectomy (cervix removal) in November 2006. He ended up doing an emergency surgery f...(Read More)
| ||Rita Prasad ECKENRODE MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by Alexis :
"I jut recently had a hysterectomy.Dr. Eckenrode did the surgery. She is a very through. She explained the whole prodeedure to me and what to expect before I even went in to surgery. Then when I got ou...(Read More)
| ||Brigitte LORENZ MD.|
Suggestion by Jane :
"This docotor is very caring and makes the patient feel very comfortable. No question is too small or too foolish. She takes as much time as you need her too in answering all questions and explaining a...(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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