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Hysterectomy Resources for Jacksonville, NC
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Jacksonville, 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.
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Doctors in or near Jacksonville, NC - Find More Doctors
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
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Hospitals in or near Jacksonville, NC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Onslow Memorial Hospital
317 Western Blvd
Jacksonville NC 28541
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
| ||Takey CRIST MD.|
Suggestion by Angela Eichhorn :
"I have known Dr. Crist since I was 18 years old. He is caring thorough and very frank in his discussions with his patients. I like that he will "tell me like it is" but also is very compassionate a...(Read More)
| ||Paul F WILLIAMS MD.|
Suggestion by Marcia Potter :
"I've seen Dr. Paul Williams for all my OB-Gyn care since 1985 when he cared for me during my difficult pregnancy and delivery/C-Section. Since then he has helped me through my annual Paps and when...(Read More)
| ||Pedro ROCA MD.|
Suggestion by D :
"I'm searching answers to a 4 year problem with chronic pelvic pain. Dr. Roca is working at Hershey medical in Hershey Pa I appreciate the time he took how carefully he listened a thorough exa...(Read More)
|Stacey Allen WOOD MD.|
Suggestion by OBnurse224 :
"I worked with this doctor as a RN on several different women's units in a hospital and found him to be competent caring nice to his patients and NICE to the nurses. It was this that I based picking...(Read More)
| ||Scott ANDERSON MD.|
Suggestion by Michelle Parsons :
"Dr. Anderson is based out of Highland Ob/Gyn in Haymont. I was referred to him from my doctor. Dr Anderson listen to everything I had to say. He did not rush me at all and found my problems when other...(Read More)
| ||Rita TAYLOR MD.|
Wake Forest, NC
Suggestion by Reanna :
"She is a excellant doctor and very compasionate. Wonderful.........(Read More)
| ||Michael Avery KEPLEY MD.|
Suggestion by Kristine C :
"I have seen him since 2004. He always takes time to listen and explain every detail. He makes you feel relaxed. He includes you into the decision with your health. When a decision is made he works qui...(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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