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Hysterectomy Resources for Gulfport, MS
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Gulfport, 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.
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Doctors in or near Gulfport, MS - Find More Doctors
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Gulfport, MS - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Memorial Hospital at Gulfport
4500 13th St
Gulfport MS 39501
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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Lakeisha RICHARDSON MD.|
Suggestion by Nancy D :
"Dr Richardson did my TAH. I just love her to death she is very personable she takes time to answer questions without judging or making fun. She listens to you. Her staff is very nice and helpful. Sh...(Read More)
| ||Kristi Lynn BLESSITT MD.|
Suggestion by Jennifer Bradley :
"Dr. Kristie Blessitt is a wonderful doctor. She performed my hysteroctemy. My worries were put at ease by her. She explained my problem and also answered any questions I had about my situation. I...(Read More)
| ||Joseph Paul VICE MD.|
Ocean Springs, MS
Suggestion by Joy D :
"Dr Vice is wonderful. His bedside manner is terrific and he seems to really care about each and everyone of his patience. He gives you your options and the pros and cons of each and lets you decide wh...(Read More)
| ||Duke J WOOD DO.|
Suggestion by Donna F :
"Great bedside manner - very understanding and empathetic to his patient's concerns and well-being. He made me feel comfortable from my very first visit. Too bad he wasn't in practice when I had my t...(Read More)
| ||Shani K MECK MD.|
Suggestion by Sandi :
"She is a great doctor. I feel she is trustworthy and did all she could to make me at ease as I was approching my hysterectomy. Originally since I had two c-sections I was told I would need an abdomina...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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