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Hysterectomy Resources for Kansas City, MO

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Kansas City, 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 Kansas City, MO - Find More Doctors
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
916-486-0411
Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747
Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
617-732-4222
Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
651-600-3035
Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Clinic Suite
Plano TX 75093
469-999-4519
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
469-800-2240

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Kansas City, MO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
St. Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
4401 Wornall Rd
Kansas City MO 64111

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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

 Patricia MOONEY-SMITH MD.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by cynthia : "I was sent to Dr. Mooney-Smith for a gynecological visit that resulted in me needing to have a full hysterectomy. In Dr. Mooney- Smith I found a doctor who was attentive and caring. She is very...(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)"


 Mara Celeste GALVIN MD.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Allison R : "Dr. Galvin has been my OB/GYN for the past 6 yrs. She provided prenatal care and delivered my last child and has seen me since then for various reasons. Dr. Galvin LISTENS and doesn't respond too qu...(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)"


 Peter GREENSPAN DO.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Colleen : "Was an outstanding doctor. Helped me better understand what I was going to be going through and of course what I did go through. Has amazing bedside manner and was an excellent surgeon. Even the littl...(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)"


 Gerald Ulysses MATILE MD.
Kansas City, MO
Suggestion by Heather : "Dr. Matile is an outstanding physician. He is a top rated surgeon compassionate and dedicated to his patients and his practice. He has an excellent bedside manor and is a wonderful man. He delivered...(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)"


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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» Another sister in missouri - Posted by tweetie
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» Any Kansas City area ladies? - Posted by Karlene
» Any Missouri hystersisters out there? - Posted by bowwowpal
» Any sisters near St.Louis? - Posted by stormynstl
» Anybody close to Kansas City ??? - Posted by doglover
» Anybody out there??? - Posted by BarbW
» Anyone close to Columbia - Posted by Lil_Red


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