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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.


Find a GYN Surgeon

Doctors in or near Traverse City, MI - Find More Doctors
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700
James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Suite 109
Binghamton NY 13905
607-770-7074
Christian Chouchani, M.D.
30 NORTH UNION RD
SUITE 101
BUFFALO NY 14221
716-633-6363
Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
(470) 312-3696
Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
651-600-3035
Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
617-732-4222
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
828-670-5665
Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Suite 435
Leesburg VA 20176
703.858.5599
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Traverse City, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Munson Medical Center
1105 6th St
Traverse City MI 49684

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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)"


 Paul George HAKIM MD.
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Suggestion by Bliss Ledford : "Dr Hakim made all the difference. ~ Uses Divinci Robot with skill & has for a long time ~ Was the first Dr at his facility to get training to use Divinci ~ Listens & explains he's reachable ~ Con...(Read More)"


 Paul Edward THIELKING MD.
Howell, MI
Suggestion by Jilliann : "I have been a patient for Dr. Thielking for over three years now. He has always helped me make decisions that are in my best interest. He is very knowledgable in his field of work. He takes the tim...(Read More)"


 Geron Dean TURKE DO.
Grand Rapids, MI
Suggestion by Shannon : "Dr. Turke is great! He is very straight forward and detailed in his explainations. He seemed to genuinely care about what I was going through and making sure that my experience turned out positve. It...(Read More)"


 Thomas William JOHNSON MD.
Sanford, MI
Suggestion by Lisa V : "Dr. Johnson is a wonderful doctor! He has a good bedside manner. After my first visit I was impressed by his demeanor and knowledge of my problem. I had a hysterectomy due to a large fibroid...(Read More)"


 Michael Kenneth CONLEY MD.
Marquette, MI
Suggestion by Ramona : "Dr. Conley is an OB/GYN and is very understanding of women's health concerns. He listens and is able to dig deeper into what his patient's problems may be. I have been to 4 different doctors 2 of wh...(Read More)"


 Paul Marvin BYRNES MD.
Adrian, MI
Suggestion by Kathy Koch : "Dr. Byrnes is not my regular doctor but I was referred to him when I needed a hysterectomy. I felt he took great care of me. He also took time to make my husband feel a part of the decision making. He...(Read More)"


 Denise Rae SCHIEBOUT DO.
Grosse Ile, MI
Suggestion by Sharee : "Denise Schiebout OBGYN is one of the most compassionate understanding and knowledgeable Doctors I have come across in a very long time. She keeps up with current procedures for womens care easy...(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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