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Hysterectomy Resources for Whiteville, NC

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Whiteville, 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 Whiteville, NC - Find More Doctors
Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
617-732-4222
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
940-591-6700
Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Suite 435
Leesburg VA 20176
703.858.5599
John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Suite 104
Tacoma WA 98465
253-403-5432
Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
(470) 312-3696
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
(407) 303-4573
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700

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Hospitals in or near Whiteville, NC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Columbus County Hospital
500 Jefferson St
Whiteville NC 28472

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Ask A Doctor

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

http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/118478-t1.jpg PhotoStacey Allen WOOD MD.
Charlotte, NC
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)"


http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/2545-t1.jpg PhotoMark HEINER MD.
Elkin, NC
Suggestion by Stephanie Brewer : "Dr. Heiner is AWESOME!...(Read More)"


 Randall Watts WILLIAMS MD.
Raleigh, NC
Suggestion by Mary C : "Dr. Williams is a very caring skillfull and knowledgeable OBGYN. Although I have only known him a few weeks his friendly manner makes me feel like I've known him a few years. He is always cheerf...(Read More)"


 Dao Quynh VUONG MD.
Charlotte, NC
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)"


 Benton Sapp SATTERFIELD MD.
Raleigh, NC
Suggestion by JANNIFER LASSITER : "DR. SATTERFIELD IS A PATIENT HONEST MAN WHO I TOTALLY TRUST. HE TAKES TIME TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS AND NEVER OVERBOOKS HIS PATIENTS. HE HAS A LOT OF EXPERIENCE AND DON'T MIND SHARING HIS EXPERIE...(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)"


 Robert Elton LITTLETON MD.
Raleigh, NC
Suggestion by K Brown : "He waited patiently for years for my decision to have a Hysterectomy due to growing fibroids. I even got a second opinion came back to him the next year to have the surgery. Very good easy to talk...(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)"


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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