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Hysterectomy Resources for St Louis, MO
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in St Louis, 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 St Louis, MO - Find More Doctors
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Donna Chester, M.D.
2841 Debarr Rd
Anchorage AK 99508
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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
| ||David Jay LEVINE MD.|
Suggestion by Caroline D :
"Dr. Levine has given me the best care since walking into his office last summer....(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)
| ||Janet MATUSZEK DO.|
Suggestion by Dana :
"Janet is very kind she makes you feel like she is your best friend and is there for you anytime. Her staff is WONDERFUL too....(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)
| ||David Wayne MORETON MD.|
Suggestion by Lori :
"After being recommeneded to Dr. Moreton a little over two years ago with abnormal pap smear results. The course of action was pap smears every 3 months then bumped to every 6 months until recently. W...(Read More)
| ||Mark Jos JOSTES MD.|
Suggestion by Rochelle :
"Dr. Jostes has been my doctor for 15 years now and has delivered both of my children. I have found him to be one of the nicest doctors I've ever gone to. I've never waited in his waiting room more t...(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)
| ||Thomas Robert WHALEN MD.|
Saint Louis, MO
Suggestion by Rhonda S :
"Dr. Whalen is a wonderful doctor. He was recommended to me by my twin sister Lori. He is very thorough honest and upfront. He is genuine and cares about his patients. He was my 3rd opinion for the re...(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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