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Hysterectomy Resources for Pinehurst, NC
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Pinehurst, 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 Pinehurst, NC - Find More Doctors
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
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Hospitals in or near Pinehurst, NC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital
155 Memorial Dr
Pinehurst NC 28374
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
|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)
| ||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)
| ||Douglas Keith LOUK MD.|
High Point, NC
Suggestion by Fifi35 :
"Dr. Louk is WONDERFUL. He is one of the kindest people alive and has taken care of me through some terrible situations including cancer and ten years later my hysterectomy. He gives information nece...(Read More)
| ||Jaqueline Heder MIMS MD.|
Winston Salem, NC
Suggestion by celestialsunlover :
"Dr. Mims and her partners at Lyndhurst Gynecologic Associates in Winston-Salem NC are wonderful. They take their time to evaluate your needs and ensure that you get the best care imaginable. They o...(Read More)
| ||James Curtis JACOBS MD.|
High Point, NC
Suggestion by Vanessa O :
"Dr. Jacobs has a great bedside manner; cheerful caring and eager to listen. He often personally returns phone calls regarding problems you may be having or when giving test results. He impresses me...(Read More)
| ||Glen A NOWACHEK MD.|
Suggestion by Melanie G :
"In February of 2009 I went in for surgery to remove an ovary due to a dermoid tumor as described by a radiologist. Once I was in surgery the situation changed and it was found that I had severe end...(Read More)
| ||Helen Jean MALONE MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa H. :
"Dr. Malone is Director of Women's Health at the Salisbury VA. I was a surgical patient of hers in January 2007. Her professional knowledge was impressive; she provided expertise in ultrasonic imagi...(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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