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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Bridgeton, NJ, 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.
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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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|South Jersey Health System
333 Irving Ave
Bridgeton NJ 08302
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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:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||Luciano Jose BISPO MD.|
Suggestion by Kay Benoit :
"I just love my Dr! He is very caring and listens to what I have to say. I am very comfortable with him and I trust him. I always recieve the best care when I am in his office. Not only is he che...(Read More)
| ||Jahir Chandbhai SAMA MD.|
Suggestion by NervousClara :
"Dr. Sama is a highly skilled confident doctor. He has a wonderful bedside manner with a good sense of humor and a comforting way which helped me relax at a time when I was very upset. He made certa...(Read More)
| ||Daniel Henry TOBIAS MD.|
Suggestion by Christine Doolittle :
"Dr. Daniel Tobias is a gynecologic oncologist at the Women's Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He is skilled and compassionate and his manner inspires confidence. He performed my surgery...(Read More)
| ||Charletta AYERS MD.|
New Brunswick, NJ
Suggestion by Denise :
"I was quite a complicated case. Dr. Ayers and her staff at the hospital were unbelievable. She is an outstanding physician and an extraordinary person as well. I had a TAH BSO and appendectomy and th...(Read More)
| ||Maureen CERNADAS MD.|
East Brunswick, NJ
Suggestion by Cathy :
"Very thorough and spends the time listening without rushing you. Great bedside manner as well....(Read More)
| ||Richard S. LEVINE MD.|
Suggestion by Barbara Mecchi :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Levine's for 25+ years. He has helped me through pregnancies both viable and not viable and recently he was the only Dr. that I would even consider to do my hysterectom...(Read More)
| ||John Max SIMONETTI MD.|
Suggestion by Pamela :
"Knowledgable - knows all the latest technologies and practices; personable - terrific personality - a favorite with patients and all the workers in the hospitals; Fabulous with pain meds - kept on top...(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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