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Hysterectomy Resources for Ypsilanti, MI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Ypsilanti, 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 Ypsilanti, MI - Find More Doctors
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Ypsilanti, MI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
5301 McAuley Drive
Ypsilanti MI 48197
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
| ||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)
| ||Kristine E MILLER MD.|
Suggestion by Lorie :
"I have had my share of physicians in my life and without question Dr. Miller is one of the best. I had decided to get a second opinion due to my uneasiness with a previous OB/GYN doctor and I could no...(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)
| ||Erica Levack CANALES MD.|
Suggestion by Sherry :
"She a is very warm caring and trustworthy OB-GYN. She spends as much time as you need to get your questions answered. She takes time to get know you as a person. She goes over your treatment optio...(Read More)
| ||Evan THEO-HARRIS MD.|
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Suggestion by Marilyn Edwards :
"I have had two surguries with this doctor and he have been my doctor for over 5 yrs. He explain everything well and take his time while you ask questions. Everything he said to me about my surgery was...(Read More)
| ||Denise Marie WARREN DO.|
Suggestion by Devida Macleod :
"Dr Warren was wondrful. I went to her for female problems. She discussed several options with me. She told be about the benefits and risks of each. When I decided on a hysterectomy she was great....(Read More)
| ||Ronald Bruce LEVIN MD.|
Clinton Township, MI
Suggestion by Steph :
"Very knowledgeable good bedside manner. Able to alleviate anxiety for patient. Excellent surgical skills....(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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