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Hysterectomy Resources for Winston-Salem, NC
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Winston-Salem, 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 Winston-Salem, 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 Winston-Salem, NC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Medical Center Blvd
Winston-Salem NC 27157
|Forsyth Medical Center
3333 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston-Salem NC 27103
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)
| ||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)
| ||Dao Quynh VUONG MD.|
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)
| ||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)
| ||Amanda YUNKER DO.|
Suggestion by Melissa K :
"Dr. Yunker assisted with my hysterectomy. She is very friendly and outgoing and put me at ease. I felt very much like I was being taken care of by a friend instead of just a "Dr." She currently...(Read More)
| ||Beverly Moore HARRIS MD.|
Suggestion by Kari :
"She delivered my 2nd child 10 yrs. ago and I've had previous medical problems and she has been with me through all of this. She's very personable and remembers me everytime. She also performed a h...(Read More)
| ||Stacy Dyer TRAVIS MD.|
Suggestion by S :
"Dr Travis is patient kind and very thorough. The entire office is wonderful and always very helpful....(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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