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Hysterectomy Resources for Charlotte, NC
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Charlotte, NC, 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 Charlotte, NC - Find More Doctors
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Charlotte, NC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
2001 Vail Ave
Charlotte NC 28207
200 Hawthorne Ln
Charlotte NC 28204
|Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte NC 28203
|Carolinas Medical Center/University Hospital
8800 N. Tryon
Charlotte NC 28262
|Carolinas Medical Center - Pineville
10628 Park Rd
Charlotte NC 28210
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 Joseph HARDY MD.|
Suggestion by Lillian N :
"Dr. Hardy is very personable and takes time with his patients. Will answer any questions you have and explains them in terms a child could understand. He is absolutely WONDERFUL!!...(Read More)
| ||Rochelle Monique BRANDON MD.|
Suggestion by Paula L :
"Dr. Rochelle Brandon is one of the most hard working and empatheic Doctors that I have been treted by. I have been suffering most of my life from hyperplasia and fibroid tumorsand it took her to diag...(Read More)
| ||Kellly Ann BOOTH MD.|
Suggestion by M Scott :
"Dr. Booth performed my hysterectomy over a year ago. She is a rare Doctor and Surgeon. She will perform the exam at her office and also do the surgery. She actually does her own follow up calls too. S...(Read More)
| ||Thor Owen SVENDSEN MD.|
Suggestion by Patricia S :
"I dont even know where to begin to tell what a WONDERFUL doctor I found in Dr.Svendsen. He genuinely cares for his patients and always takes time to talk to you and find out how you are. I always feel...(Read More)
| ||Sophia Lorraine PAIGE MD.|
Suggestion by Riddlemethis :
"I am new to the area and saw Dr. Paige on the recommendation of my internist due to an extremely large fibroid. I found her friendly and informative. She took the time to explain all of my options t...(Read More)
| ||Dao Quynh VUONG MD.|
Suggestion by Maureen C :
"Dr Vuong was a very informative and a thorough MD on my surgery with the Da Vinci Robotic Hysterectomy. She was very calming to me with her patience as I asked all kinds of questions post-op. Dr Vu...(Read More)
| ||Leslie HANSEN-LINDNER MD.|
Suggestion by Sue :
"This doctor is absolutely awesome! She is an OB/GYN. I have had problems for 20+ years and she was the first doctor who really listened. She performed a hysterectomy that I tried to get done 10 yea...(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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