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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
Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
(855) 75-OBGYN
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
260-969-5530
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606
Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
Suite 205
North Chelmsford MA 01863
978-459-8300
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
770-913-0001
Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
717-531-6447

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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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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)"


 Scott Warren BIEST MD.
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by sweatpea : "I reccomend this doctor because he actually listens to your complaints/concerns and answers your questions honestly. He is trustworthy comforting experienced has a thirst for knowledge and shares...(Read More)"


 Lisa AMSTERDAM MD.
MO
Suggestion by Amber J : "I would like to recomend Dr Amsterdam. I have seen alot of obgyn's and was never very impressed they were either rude or just dismissed me. Until the day my family practictionar recommended her obg...(Read More)"


 Thomas Mark SHULTZ MD.
Springfield, MO
Suggestion by murr : "He is an excellent doctor. He delivered my last son and got to the bottom of my bleeding a few months later in the matter of days. No waiting around for test results. He also preformed a full hystere...(Read More)"


 Amy Hall RUGGERI MD.
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Penny : "Dr. Ruggeri takes the time to explain things to you none of this "I'm the doctor and I'm better than you." nonsense. I felt at ease the first time I met her and recommend her to everyone....(Read More)"


 George Atiya SALEH DO.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Amy lou : "Sorry ladies he doesn't do babies anymore! But he is so wonderful with everything else. He really listens! I went to him with really bad pms and thinking I was just a horrible person for how I was...(Read More)"


 Willis Herman KEPHART MD.
Joplin, MO
Suggestion by Gina Coyle : "GYN; kind considerate personable knowledgeable informative gentle caring compassionate; Dr Kephart did my hysterectomy over a year ago with zero complications; wonderful office staff; I would r...(Read More)"


 Jay Lawrence PADRATZIK MD.
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Denise : "Dr. Padratzik was referred to me by a co-worker after I moved to St. Louis. I had fibroids and was concerned that I had reached a point where I needed to do something about them. He made me feel so...(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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