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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
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
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Hospitals in or near Independence, MO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E. 39th Street
Independence MO 64057
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
| ||Jonathan Lee THOMAS MD.|
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)
| ||Eric Scott COLTON MD.|
Suggestion by Pam :
"Dr. Colton is such a wonderful physician. He really takes time to explain what he will be doing and what will be the best procedure for you. I had a uterine ablasion done by Dr. Colton and when that...(Read More)
| ||Igor BRONDZ MD.|
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Diana T :
"I have suffered from endo since the start of my periods. I also recently found out that I have PCOS I brought my test results to Dr. Brondz and he suggested a TAH leaving me w/ both Ovaries I will...(Read More)
| ||Barbara WORTHERSPOON MD.|
Suggestion by Sandra :
"She is great to work with very caring great bedside manner and really wants to help her patients. I would highly recommend Dr. Wortherspoon as my experience with her has been great........(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)
| ||George P AHLERING MD.|
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Lisa R :
"I had a hysterectomy in 2004 and I had complications after surgery. Dr. Ahlering was so attentive to my entire situation and I owe him my life and all of the staff of St. John's Hospital and at the sa...(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)
| ||Nanci J BUCY DO.|
Lake Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Trudy :
"Dr. Bucy is exceedingly patient explains everything there is no stupid questions and is sure you are 100% informed and ready before proceeding. She has been great in follow up and it's been 6 mont...(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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