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Hysterectomy Resources for West Bloomfield, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in West Bloomfield, 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.
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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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|Henry Ford West Bloomfield
6777 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield MI 48322
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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
| ||Steven Alan MIGDAL MD.|
West Bloomfield, MI
Suggestion by tchrpet521 :
"Dr. Migdal is a caring kind excellent doctor. His staff is also very caring and will go out of their way to help you. He is generally very punctual and appointments are easy to schedule. He is ver...(Read More)
| ||Adam Michael ZIFF DO.|
West Bloomfield, MI
Suggestion by Camper :
"He is caring taking his time to make sure you understand everything that is happening and really cares about you. He takes the time to answer all phone calls himself. He checks up on you if you ar...(Read More)
| ||Jeffrey G OBRON MD.|
West Bloomfield, MI
Suggestion by Sarah Perry :
"Dr. Obron has treated my endometriosis ovarian cycsts and countless other female issues for almost 20 years. He performed my full hysterectomy last year and I couldn't be happier with the treatment...(Read More)
| ||Robert Steven GOLDFARB MD.|
West Bloomfield, MI
Suggestion by Sherri :
"I LOVE Dr. Goldfarb! He has been my OB/GYN for almost 10 years! He is AWESOME! He took over during my pregnancy when this other stupid doctor (I won't name HER) couldn't tell me why I kept bleedin...(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)
| ||Karen BARTSCHT-WALKER MD.|
Suggestion by Cheryl A. Widmayer :
"Dr Karen Bartscht-Walker is a wonderful listener and treats you like a friend and with respect. She is also one of the highest recommended Gyn surgeon's in Michigan. I would highly recommend Dr. Wal...(Read More)
| ||Anthony IMUDIA MD.|
Suggestion by D. B. :
"Did my Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy. Great bedside manner. Really put me at ease....(Read More)
| ||Michele Anne GARDNER MD.|
Suggestion by Wendy Knox :
"Dr. Garner sat with me and listened to my situation and acknowledged my concerns. She gave me all my options and expalined the pros and cons of every option. Once we decided on a complete hyster...(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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