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Hysterectomy Resources for Cape Girardeau, MO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Cape Girardeau, 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 Cape Girardeau, MO - Find More Doctors
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Cape Girardeau, MO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Francis Medical Center
211 St. Francis Dr
Cape Girardeau MO 63703
|Southeast Missouri Hospital
1701 Lacey St
Cape Girardeau MO 63701
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Articles
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:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||Jacob PYEATTE MD.|
Cape Girardeau, MO
Suggestion by Jackie S. :
"Dr. Pyeatte has been my OBGYN for almost 20 years now and I am consistently impressed by his professionalism and caring. Whenever I have a problem (and I've had many!) he's always takes the time to...(Read More)
| ||Stephen Moss GORDON DO.|
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Jenn :
"Dr. Gordon has been just wonderful. During my first appointment I was taken into his office and HE took my health and family history. I have never had a doctor take the information himself. I...(Read More)
| ||Barbara A BATTS MD.|
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Leslie Ackman :
"I would HIGHLY reccomend Dr. Batts! She delivered both of my children (now 12 and 9) as well as helped me with many medical problems through the years. Two years ago I thought I may have ovarian cance...(Read More)
| ||Cyril W HELM MBChB.|
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)
| ||Michael Joseph DEROSA MD.|
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Shauna S :
"Dr. DeRosa and his staff at both the Ballas Road and Wolfrum Road locations are terrific! They are always responsive and never make you feel foolish for asking questions. Our relationship began whi...(Read More)
| ||Justin DURELL MD.|
St. Louis, MO
Suggestion by Ti :
"Justin Durell performed a total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral oopherectomy on me in Nov. 06 and I can highly recommend his services. My incision has healed beautifully. He is also listed in St...(Read More)
| ||Daniel G WAGNER MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa Kell :
"Dr. Wagner is a wonderful OB/Gyn. I've been seeing this doctor since I was in my early 20's. He is very knowledgeable. He is patient kind and he is not judgemental in the slightest. I feel very c...(Read More)
| ||David Wayne MORETON MD.|
Suggestion by Lori :
"After being recommeneded to Dr. Moreton a little over two years ago with abnormal pap smear results. The course of action was pap smears every 3 months then bumped to every 6 months until recently. W...(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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