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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.


Find a GYN Surgeon

Doctors in or near Gulfport, MS - Find More Doctors
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
916-486-0411
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700
Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Suite 435
Leesburg VA 20176
703.858.5599
Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
214-645-3888
Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
847-981-3698
Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Clinic Suite
Plano TX 75093
469-999-4519
Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
2129881444

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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

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 John Franklin PAPPAS MD.
Gulfport, MS
Suggestion by Becca : "This doctor personally returns all calls! Very informative and courteous. Glad he was recommended to me!...(Read More)"


 Robert DESANTIS MD.
MS
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)"


 William Garner BUSH MD.
Flowood, MS
Suggestion by Lora Haddon : "What a wonderful doctor! I absolutely love him. Also his nurse Felicia is a God send. Dr. Bush delivered both my children and also performed by hysterectomy and bladder suspension. I'm truly l...(Read More)"


 Freda Mc Kissic BUSH MD.
Flowood, MS
Suggestion by Teresa : "Dr. Bush has seen me through two pregnancies a c-section scar revision tubal ligation ablation and now a hysterectomy. She has been my OB/GYN and surgeon for seven years. I was drawn to her in...(Read More)"


 James Martin TUCKER MD.
Flowood, MS
Suggestion by Trudy : "Dr. Tucker has been my OB/GYN for years and performed my hysterectomy last year. He is always gentle and concerned taking the time to fully explain things answer questions and offer available opti...(Read More)"


 Jesse Chandler ETHRIDGE MD.
Jackson, MS
Suggestion by Angela : "Best Dr. I have ever met. Takes real time to talk and really knows what he is talking about!...(Read More)"


 Jack Harold KAHLSTORF MD.
Tupelo, MS
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)"


 Hugh STANCIL MD.
Laurel, MS
Suggestion by Stephanie : "He is a wonderful Doctor....I have used him for reg. check ups and surgery I could not aske for better care....(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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