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Hysterectomy Resources for Independence, MO

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Independence, 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 Independence, MO - Find More Doctors
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606
Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Ste 205
Anchorage AK 99508
9072724443
Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Clinic Suite
Plano TX 75093
469-999-4519
Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
8135712777
David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Suite 300
Noblesville IN 46060
317-774-1200
Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
(855) 75-OBGYN
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
828-670-5665

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Independence, MO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E. 39th Street
Independence MO 64057

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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

 Jonathan Lee THOMAS MD.
Independence, MO
Suggestion by Sassine : "I found Dr. Thomas after another local doctor told me that performing a hysterectomy on a patient with Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) was over her head. I then had to seek a doct...(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)"


 Larry Duane SPRADLIN MD.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Robin O : "He is just an excellent doctor overall. I was having nonstop periods with heavy bleeding/clotting to the point where it interfered with my daily life and going to work was becoming impossible. We trie...(Read More)"


 Mary Claire REARDON MD.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Mary Pangburn : "I have been going to this doctor since 1998 and I cannot say enough good about her. She performed a hysterectomy on me in 2004. She is very thorough and definitely a very caring physician. I and m...(Read More)"


 William Kent SEIFERT DO.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Tiffany C. : "Dr. Siefert is an AMAZING doctor. I have been a patient of his for over 7 years. He's followed me from my first female exam through my hysterectomy and appendectomy. He really cares about his patients...(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)"


 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)"


 Tama Lynn FRANKLIN MD.
Springfield, MO
Suggestion by Susan Weedin : "Dr. Franklin is a close personal friend of mine. I was going through a rough time coping with surgical menopause and Dr. Franklin who is a parent at my child's school truly listened to me and gave me...(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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