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Hysterectomy Resources for Whitefish, MT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Whitefish, MT, 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 Whitefish, MT - Find More Doctors
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Whitefish, MT - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|North Valley Hospital
6575 Hwy 93 South
Whitefish MT 59937
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
| ||Dennis Randall BEACH MD.|
Suggestion by Dyannea :
"Dr Beach is one of the few doctors that actually take time to listen to his patients. He is very professional and caring. Dr Beach will work with you to figure the best possible outcome. Every angle...(Read More)
| ||Rindo Rudolph SIRONI MD.|
Suggestion by SuperNova :
"Met Dr. Sironi in a drugged state in an emergency suite. Don't remember much until I woke up the next day after having my one of my ovaries a fallopian tube and those darn cysts removed. He did a gr...(Read More)
| ||Halfdan Waldemar FORSETH MD.|
Suggestion by Jen :
"Went to Dr. Forseth by recommendation of his wife Dr. Lori Forseth (FANTASTIC Dr. in Laurel MT) for pelvic pain. He's been thorough in explanations and is very forthright about "doing the right thi...(Read More)
| ||Steven Anthony NICKISCH MD.|
Suggestion by JanaBailey :
"Extremely compassionate and caring very top-notch training and skills outstanding surgeon. Performed LAVH in a difficult case most up-to-date knowledge and training very knowledgable. Great peop...(Read More)
| ||C.H. MCCRACKEN MD.|
Suggestion by Michelle Collins :
"Dr. McCracken has been my GYN for about 5 years and in late 2005 he performed my hysterectomy. After my surgery which went exceedingly well and in addition to my follow-up office visits he made s...(Read More)
| ||Francis John HANDWERK MD.|
Great Falls, MT
Suggestion by Donna Manuel :
"Performed my hysterectomy. Best care surgery and bed side mannor that I have ever received! Very loving Dr. that listened to my cares and concerns and treated me professionally. Nothing in his car...(Read More)
| ||John Anthony LAVIN MD.|
Suggestion by Cassandra W :
"Dr. Lavin is amazing. I got pregnant when i was 16 years of age and was very scared to be judged being in that office there seems to not be one ounce of judgement. All the doctors in his office are a...(Read More)
| ||Gina Sanders NELSON MD.|
Suggestion by Heather O :
"Dr. Gina Nelson has been a lifesaver both literally and metaphorically in the last 5 years of my life. My first pregnancy was very complicated but she was always there for me with the care and compass...(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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