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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
Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
Suite 205
North Chelmsford MA 01863
978-459-8300
Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
916-486-0411
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
9725667760
Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
Suite 210
New Lenox IL 60451
815-463-3000
Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
617-732-4222
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552

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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)"


 Chandrika JOSHI MD.
MI
Suggestion by Cecilia Burton : "Had a LAVH done. She was very informative caring made you feel comfortable very trustworthy. She would spend alot of time with you answer your questions till you understood. Her care was above and...(Read More)"


 Brigitte LORENZ MD.
Rochester, MI
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)"


 Michael FAYHEE MD.
New Haven, MI
Suggestion by Cynthia Smallwood : "After 20 years of painful never regular anemic causing miserable periods Dr. Fayhee listened to me and did what he had to do to get my TAH approved through the insurance. It was not an easy feat be...(Read More)"


 William Luke JORDAN MD.
Oak Park, MI
Suggestion by Renee : "Dr. Jordan is one of the best in the business as an OB Gyn. He's part of the DMC and I love him. I had been a patient for years. He's a teaching physician and handles problem preganancies and other...(Read More)"


 Calvin John SIEGERS MD.
Holland, MI
Suggestion by Connie : "I have been a patient of Dr Siegers for many years. He is a very calm and compassionate doctor. He never rushes to judgment and always looks for the best way to treat anything. Dr. Siegers is trust...(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)"


 Douglas Martin PORTZ MD.
Chelsea, MI
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)"


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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