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Hysterectomy Resources for North Kansas City, MO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in North 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.
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Doctors in or near North Kansas City, MO - Find More Doctors
|Terry Grogg, M.D.
4461 S Broadway Suite 200
Grove City OH 43123
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
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|North Kansas City Hospital
2800 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City MO 64116
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
| ||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)
| ||James Reed BOSSCHER MD.|
Suggestion by Debbie S :
"This doctor is a gynecologic Oncologist. He spoke to me like I was a person and used words that I understood. He waited for me to get dressed and met me in a conference room to discuss my treatment a...(Read More)
| ||Richard Xavier BRENNAN MD.|
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Angi :
"This doctor treats his patients as equals. He takes extra time in his office to answer all questions. He delivered my son 3 weeks early 10 lbs 11 ox no complications and very little stitches. He work...(Read More)
| ||Joseph Arthur HILL DO.|
Saint Peters, MO
Suggestion by Sarah :
"I went to Dr. Hill looking for a second opinion for treatment for severe endometriosis. My previous OB/GYN believed that a total abdominal hysterectomy was the only effective treatment for me. Dr. Hi...(Read More)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Jeanne Lynn BIRCHMIER DO.|
Suggestion by R. Clements :
"I highly recommend this doctor due to her compassionate bedside manner. She willingly listens to patient complaints and suggestions and offers advice based on patient input. I have seen her for gyneco...(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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