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Hysterectomy Resources for Minneapolis, MN

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

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Minneapolis, MN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Fairview-University Medical Center-Riverside Campus
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis MN 55454
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 E 28th St
Minneapolis MN 55407
Fairview-Univ Med Ctr / Univ of Minnesota
500 Harvard St.
Minneapolis MN 55455

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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

 Linda Jean MAAG MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by L. Teckman : "Dr. Maag performed my hysterectomy and is highly professional and thorough. I had mine laprascopically with no complications and an amazingly speedy recovery. She is not quick to recommend surgery b...(Read More)"


 Patricia JUDSON MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by Debi Colucci : "OB/GYN Oncologist Stage III Ovarian Cancer 10/03 surgery & chemo. Compassionate gentle intellegent experienced thorough dedicated to patient and field. Sometimes overscheduled but worth the w...(Read More)"


 Carrie Ann TERRELL MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by Julie Eull : "Sher helped me though what I thought would be a very tramatic experience. She was very patient and explained in detail what would happen prior to surgery and answered all my questions post op. She...(Read More)"


 Nicole Marie DEAN MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by Theresa Kiihn : "I would like to recommend Nicole Dean as an outstanding gynecologist and surgeon. She is a ob/gyn and surgeon with the Park Nicollet organization (www.parknicollet.com). She recently moved from the...(Read More)"


 Edward Michael BEADLE MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by Mpls21 : "I have been seeing Dr Beadle for approximately 20 years. He is a great technician but also takes the time to talk to his patients and is always friendly comforting and informative. I recently ha...(Read More)"


 Robert Penn MILLER MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by Jessica : "Dr. Miller is the best OB/GYN you can get in MN. He is professional kind really listens to your issues. He had done my hysterctomy and it was the best surgery I have ever had. My pregnancy was dif...(Read More)"


 Henry Kah Min BONG MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by Lisa Pinotti : "dr. Bong has done two different surgerys on me both times went realy good with no complications of any kind. my first surgery was to remove a cyst on an ovary. if i had listened to him then there wou...(Read More)"


 Shannon Elizabeth HARRIS MD.
Minneapolis, MN
Suggestion by Denise G : "She's a great DR and really knew her stuff. She has a great personality. She's cheerfulfriendly and trustworthy. She did my Needle Biopsy and Hysterrectomy. She personally called when I left a m...(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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