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Hysterectomy Resources for Duluth, MN

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Duluth, MN, 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 Duluth, MN - Find More Doctors
Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
651-600-3035
Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
651-600-3035

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Duluth, MN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
St. Luke's Hospital
915 E 1st St
Duluth MN 55805
St. Mary's Duluth Health Systems
407 E 3rd St
Duluth MN 55805

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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

 James Albert SEBASTIAN MD.
Duluth, MN
Suggestion by ironranger : "I went to see Dr Sebastian (OBGYN) for infertility issues. I had been referred to him by a few friends & when I was trying to conceive a child & needed more help & info then my regular OBGYN could giv...(Read More)"


 Mark Kenneth WIDSTROM MD.
Duluth, MN
Suggestion by Chelli K : "Dr. Widstrom is like no other doctor. He takes the time to listen to what the "problem" is and gives you options. Even when you have exausted all the possible options that surgical hysterectomy may...(Read More)"


 James Marson KOBERSTEIN MD.
Duluth, MN
Suggestion by Patti : "Dr Koberstein is an amazing OBGYN. I have been a patient of his for almost 20 years. He delivered both my children by c-section and just recently did my total abdominl hysterectomy with right tube...(Read More)"


 Scott William JOHNSON MD.
Duluth, MN
Suggestion by Rachael Ratzlaff : "He was recommended to me by one of his patient's who is a chiropractor. I went to see him on her recommendation and he was wonderful. I was leary about seeing a male for my female problems but he...(Read More)"


http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/2309-t1.jpg PhotoEric ENGLISH MD.
St. Paul, MN
Suggestion by Jane : "After suffered many many months of excessive bleeding and a lot of very painful procedures (that didn't work) with my previous OB/GYN I knew it was time to find a new doctor. I was referred to Dr. E...(Read More)"


 Matthew R HOPKINS MD.
Rochester, MN
Suggestion by Mary Duncan : "I had not had a gyn exam for many years and went to Dr. Hopkins due to heavy painful periods. He took extra time with me to explain all the options open to me and after test results came back too...(Read More)"


 William Arthur CLIBY MD.
Rochester, MN
Suggestion by Martha Moss : "My daughter was diagnosed with OVCA last year he did the surgery and was so through. I am a retired nurse and have a good sense about a doctors qualifications. Mayo was a absolute best choice for us...(Read More)"


 Cheryl Lynn BAILEY MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by Lee : "Dr. Bailey is a Gyn-Oncology. I was recommended to her by my OB Gyn with the possibility of ovarian cancer. After further research I came to see her. I was immediately impressed with Dr. Bailey's k...(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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