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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
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
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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)
| ||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)
| ||Carl Machell REDDIX MD.|
Suggestion by Shayla P :
"I have been Dr. Reddix's patient x 14 years. He has performed a on rt salpingo-oopherectomy (emergency surgery) and lt. tubal ligation on me plus delivered my two beautiful daughters vaginally. He...(Read More)
| ||Beverly MCMILLAN MD.|
Suggestion by Nancy :
"Dr.McMillan practices at River Oaks in Jackson MS and is a caring knowledgeable doctor. She went "above & beyond" during my hysterectomy and post-care. She calls her patients routinely and is cons...(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)
| ||James Holt CREWS MD.|
Suggestion by Sonya :
"I delivered my baby on Feb.292004. The care I received from Dr. Crews and his staff was outstanding. I was an older mom at the time of this pregnancy and because of my age I required extra monitorin...(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)
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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