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Hysterectomy Resources for Edina, MN

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Edina, 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 Edina, 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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Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Ave South
Edina MN 55435

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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

 Charles HAISLETT MD.
Edina, MN
Suggestion by Laurie Moser : "He is an expert in endometrosis. He is the FIRST OB/GYN who actually took the time to listen to my symptoms and to really care about what was going on with my health. He is an excellent surgeon a ver...(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)"


 Sharon KSHETTRY MD.
Bloomington, MN
Suggestion by laura ortiz : "I met Dr. Kshettry after I had been out of treatment. All my life I haaven't trusted one doctor i have seen and believe you me I have seen alot of them. She was in the room with me for about five m...(Read More)"


 Peter Alexander ARGENTA MD.
Osseo, MN
Suggestion by Laura : "Dr. Peter Argenta is one of the most highly respected gynecology oncologists in the state of Minnesota. He is meticulous gentle talented compassionate and he has a great sense of humor. I am an...(Read More)"


 Nancy Mae DICKERSON MD.
Andover, MN
Suggestion by Janine Mattfield : "I came to see Dr. Dickerson for a third opinion and consultation after seeing a doctor unwilling to do surgery and a surgeon that made me extremely uncomfortable. I found Dr. Dickerson on Allina...(Read More)"


 Mark Andrew ELIAS MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by Anita : "Dr Elias is a skilled surgeon as well as a compassionate human being. I originally went to him for a second opinion about surgery recommended by another doctor. My original doctor was very experienced...(Read More)"


 Ragnvald MJANGER MD.
Saint Paul, MN
Suggestion by Gail H : "As well as being an expert in his field Dr. Mjanger has a very personal touch that is not often seen in Physicians in this day and age. On my first visit he sat and explained all of the options that...(Read More)"


 Erika Lynn JOHNSON MD.
Alexandria, MN
Suggestion by Nancy Knox : "Dr. Johnsom performed my hysterectomy and did a great job. She is very caring and answered all my questions. I never felt rushed at office visits and she listened to me on how I felt. I would recomend...(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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