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Hysterectomy Resources for Troy, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Troy, 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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|William Beaumont Hospital-Troy
44201 DeQuindre Rd
Troy MI 48098
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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
| ||Beata WEIERMILLER MD.|
Suggestion by Wendy C. :
"As an OB/GYN she is the best I've ever had and is also an exceptionally skilled surgeon! (She's had 15 years experience and I've had 2 laparoscopic surgeries performed by her that were smooth and eas...(Read More)
| ||Donald Melvin TAYLOR MD.|
Suggestion by Toni W :
"I just LOVE Dr. Taylor. He is insightful a compassionate listener and he allows you to participate in your medical care and treatment. By that I mean that he knows that part of the key is to make the...(Read More)
| ||Chad Richard WHITE MD.|
Suggestion by Pam :
"Where to begin!?! Dr. White is the last in a long list of gynos I have see over the last 7 years. I have a weight problem and most docs just looked at me like I was not worthy of their time. One ev...(Read More)
| ||Luana Jeanne KYSELKA MD.|
Suggestion by Book Lady :
"Dr Kyselka is also a Reproductive Endocronologist and skilled in Laproscopic surgeries. She has been my Dr for over 15 years and I find her professional knowledgable and I just love her staff. Her...(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)
| ||Rhonda Norton MANEY MD.|
East Lansing, MI
Suggestion by Julie :
"I have been dealing with Gyn issues since the birth of my last child in 1993. Dr Maney was very compassionate and caring. She actively involved me in my care by always providing options as well as di...(Read More)
| ||Sharon Sue KELLEY MD.|
East Lansing, MI
Suggestion by Cheri :
"My doctor has been very supportive and very through. What I like the best is she doesn't pull any punches. She tell u like it is and then she tries to take care of you the best possible way....(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)
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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