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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
Mercy Hospital
2001 Vail Ave
Charlotte NC 28207
Presbyterian Hospital
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

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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

Charlotte, NC
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)"

Charlotte, NC
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)"

Charlotte, NC
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)"

 Rochelle Monique BRANDON MD.
Charlotte, NC
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.
Charlotte, NC
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)"

 Sophia Lorraine PAIGE MD.
Charlotte, NC
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)"

 David Earl NEWMAN MD.
Charlotte, NC
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)"

 Richard Ralph BOESEL MD.
Charlotte, NC
Suggestion by Victoria : "Very good doctor knowledgeable and kind. Practice name is Greater Carolina's Women's Center....(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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