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Hysterectomy Resources for Traverse City, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Traverse City, 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 Traverse City, 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
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|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
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Hospitals in or near Traverse City, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Munson Medical Center
1105 6th St
Traverse City MI 49684
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)
| ||Burton Samuel BRODSKY MD.|
Suggestion by Cindy :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Burton S. Brodsky for about 7 years. From the first visit I knew I was in good hands. Besides his phenomenal bedside manner he is very compassionate and kind. He list...(Read More)
| ||William H JEWELL MD.|
Suggestion by Penny Lewis :
"I recommend this doctor very highly. When I had no one listening to me and thought I was going nuts he listened and took action. Now I feel a great deal better thanks to him....(Read More)
| ||Richard Scott DUFF MD.|
Rochester Hills, MI
Suggestion by Joanne B :
"I have been a patient of this doctor for 20 years. He has delivered all of my children via c-section. Not only has he met my female needs he has explained clearly why he is doing something in a cer...(Read More)
| ||Steven John LOWN DO.|
Suggestion by Elaina :
"Dr Lown has been treating me for 3 years for endometrios and fibroids. He has operated on me 3 times and we are scheduled for the 4th and final surgery soon. He cares for his patients and is very un...(Read More)
| ||Anthony IMUDIA MD.|
Suggestion by D. B. :
"Did my Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy. Great bedside manner. Really put me at ease....(Read More)
| ||Domenic Russel FEDERICO MD.|
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Karen D. :
"My doctor was very thorough with his explanation of procedures. He was attentive and caring never rushing me during visits. Before and after my hysterectomy he personally called me at home to see h...(Read More)
| ||Lana Darleen POWELL MD.|
Ann Arbor, MI
Suggestion by Moria A :
"Dr. Powell is great she always listens! She isn't afraid to try new and different treatment plans she always involves you in the process. Remains supportive and realistic at all times....(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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