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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
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
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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 Thomas BOHMER MD.|
Suggestion by Teri C :
"I had to have a total abdominal hysterectomy due to several large fibroids residing in the uterus last year. The level of competency and care I received was very high. He is thorough (to the point the...(Read More)
| ||Nancy Lee TEAFF MD.|
Suggestion by Tina Dukes :
"I had a horrible time after my Hysterctomy..Every possible symptom you could have I had..got very anixous and depressed..The male Ob that did my surgery was no help at all with hormoneswhen I told hi...(Read More)
| ||David Earl NEWMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Sandy :
"Dr. David Newman is the best OB/Gyn in the Charlotte area. The practice is Greater Carolinas Women’s Center near the University Hospital. Dr. Newman has been my doctor for more than 12 years now. H...(Read More)
| ||Tommy L MEGREMIS MD.|
Suggestion by Crystal R :
"I first became a patient w/Dr. Megremis when he was still practicing at Carmel Obstetrics and Gynecology about 2 years ago. After dealing with other OB/Gyn's who didn't understand what was going on w...(Read More)
| ||David MCALLISTER MD.|
Suggestion by Luette K :
"Dr. McAllister has performed 3 surgeries on me since I've been his patient (starting around 1999): 2 D&Es and my total vaginal hysterectomy. He is regarded very highly by hospital and outpatient staff...(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)
| ||George C ANDRINOPOULOS MD.|
Suggestion by tracey j :
"Dr. A delivered my daughter. His nurses and staff are all wonderful. I feel important and not just like a number to him. he is very professional and he really cares about his patients.he performed...(Read More)
| ||Warren Mcleod OVERBEY MD.|
Suggestion by victoria :
"Great doctor very compassionate and patient been with the practice for several years. Practice name is Greater Carolinas Women's Center. Has helped me through pregnancy miscarriage and severe pelvi...(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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