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Hysterectomy Resources for Bridgeton, MO

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Bridgeton, MO, 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 Bridgeton, MO - Find More Doctors
John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Suite 104
Tacoma WA 98465
253-403-5432
Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
260-969-5530
Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
(407) 303-4573
Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
Suite 205
North Chelmsford MA 01863
978-459-8300
Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
4073034190
Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
214-645-3888
Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
717-531-6447
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
916-486-0411

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Bridgeton, MO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
DePaul Health Center
12303 DePaul Dr
Bridgeton MO 63044

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Ask A Doctor

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

 Ravi S JOHAR MD.
Bridgeton, MO
Suggestion by K Jones : "Dr. Johar is not only knowledgable and highly regarded in our community he is also professional and compassionate. I would recommend Dr. Johar to any woman in need of an ob/gyn. Dr. Johar actually...(Read More)"


 Oman Eugene DEMENT MD.
Joplin, MO
Suggestion by Jennifer : "Dr. Dement is one of the most kind and caring physicians I have ever known and worked with. I seen him for several issues and each time he has been wonderful had patience for me and my husband. He wa...(Read More)"


 Larry CLARK MD.
Joplin, MO
Suggestion by Tracy D : "Dr. Clark is a kind and very caring Doctor. I have been his patient for several years and I would highly recommend him. I recently had a hysterectomy TAH/BSO and he was and is wonderful. Complicati...(Read More)"


 Michael B DIXON MD.
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Maria : "Dr. Dixon is the most incredible OB/gyn that I have ever met. I had to have a total abdominal hysterectomy in July of 2006 and was fortunate to have Dr. Dixon as my surgeon. He was understanding and c...(Read More)"


 Courtney BARR MD.
MO
Suggestion by Kay Moore : "I recommend Courtney Barr MD because she not only commands an excellent knowledge of the field she also has an excellent bedside mannor. I have recently had a hysterectomy (November 2010) with this...(Read More)"


 Rickey Eugene NAGY MD.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Sara : "He is great and gets to know you on a personal basis and he cares for your health...(Read More)"


 Cyril W HELM MBChB.
MO
Suggestion by Stacy W : "I received excellent care while I was undergoing treatment by Dr. Helm. His compassionate nature and his professional knowledge helped me through my cancer diagnosis and subsequent hysterectomy with...(Read More)"


 Gregory Charles STARKS MD.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Amy M : "This physician is the absolute BEST. He had me prepared for surgery and actually feeling relaxed. My incision for my TAH looks great. I have had several surgeries with this physician in the past and h...(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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