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Hysterectomy Resources for Columbus, MS
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Columbus, MS, 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 Columbus, MS - Find More Doctors
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Columbus, MS - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle
2520 5th St N
Columbus MS 39703
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
| ||James Leonard HOLZHAUER MD.|
Suggestion by cathy c :
"doctor H is the best obgyn in town he knows his stuff and his staff members are just as wonderful and sweet as doctor H is. i call him that cause i cant prononce his name...too funny huh? well doc u...(Read More)
| ||James Patrick CHANEY MD.|
Suggestion by Amy R :
"Dr. Chaney is absolutely the best. He is the 3rd and last Ob/Gyn I have seen. He is a compasionate caring man. He helped me through some very tough emotional times in addition to caring for the healt...(Read More)
| ||Jack Harold KAHLSTORF MD.|
Suggestion by Emily :
"Dr Jack to me has helped me and my family make some of the hardest decisions in our lives. It has not been his suggestions but his supportiveness and professionalism through the entire processes we...(Read More)
| ||Robert DESANTIS MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa C :
"He is a very thorough and attentive doctor. He is very caring and has a wonderful bed side manner. He is friendly and always makes sure his patients are comfortable. Dr. Desantis recently performed a...(Read More)
| ||John Harold MALLETT MD.|
Suggestion by LAURIE LOTT :
"He has a compationate wonderful and very professional bedside manor. His staff is awesome as well!...(Read More)
| ||John Franklin PAPPAS MD.|
Suggestion by Becca :
"This doctor personally returns all calls! Very informative and courteous. Glad he was recommended to me!...(Read More)
| ||Marion Catherine SESSUMS MD.|
Suggestion by Irene :
"Dr. Sessums and her entire staff are wonderfully kind sensitive to patients needs and professional. I randomly picked her name of off my insurance comapny's list and she is great!...(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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