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Hysterectomy Resources for Lees Summit, MO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Lees Summit, 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 Lees Summit, MO - Find More Doctors
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Lees Summit, MO - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Luke's Hospital - Lee's Summit
100 NE Saint Lukes Blvd
Lees Summit MO 64086
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
| ||Uneeda M LEVERETT MD.|
Lees Summit, MO
Suggestion by Michelle :
"Dr. Leverett really cares about your concerns and will spend as much time with you as you need her too...She's very knowledgeable and very friendly......(Read More)
| ||Kent Lowell SNOWDEN MD.|
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Teresa Huxford :
"I have been seeing Dr. Snowden since 1992. He has always been honest responsive and helpful. I was diagnosed wtih ovarian cancer in 2005. Dr. Snowden referred me to an excellent gynecological onco...(Read More)
| ||Lisa AMSTERDAM MD.|
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)
| ||Larry CLARK MD.|
Suggestion by Tracy D :
"Dr. Clark is a kind and very caring Doctor. I have been his patient for several years and I would highly recommend him. I recently had a hysterectomy TAH/BSO and he was and is wonderful. Complicati...(Read More)
| ||Keith Mason WILLIAMS MD.|
Suggestion by hystersister :
"He delivered my daughter on 1996. I had a high risk pregnancy. Everything went great. He is really good at listening and will take all the time needed to answer your questions in great detail. I h...(Read More)
| ||John Robert PATTY DO.|
Poplar Bluff, MO
Suggestion by Debbie :
"He is the most caring doctor that I've ever seen. He is extremely busy but takes time to listen to your concerns and he even called me at home after my surgery to see if I was o.k. I appreciate the f...(Read More)
| ||Tami O. WILLIAMS MD.|
Cape Girareau, MO
Suggestion by Emilie Miederhoff :
"Dr Williams is a wonderful doctor and human being. I have been her patient for over five years and she has always treated me with care and respect. I have never had a problem with the services she p...(Read More)
| ||Kathleen Maloney HOGAN MD.|
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Glenda Bolen :
"I went to Dr. Hogan for my 1st year checkup after my hsyterectamy because I didn't like the doctor who did my surgery or his bedside manner after the surgery. When I talked with Dr. Hogan she listene...(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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