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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Elizabeth, 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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|Trinitas Hospital-Williamson Street Campus
225 Williamson St
Elizabeth NJ 07207
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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
| ||David Adam GARFINKEL MD.|
Suggestion by Charisa A H :
"Dr. Garfinkel is a very caring and professional doctor. He does not talk down to his patients. He gives a complete medical picture of the situation so the best decision can be made about the what the...(Read More)
| ||Jonathan Danl GEWIRTZ MD.|
Suggestion by Teresa L :
"I met Dr. Gewirtz when I was admitted to the hospital for my first set of blood transfusions due to severe anemia. I had not been seen by an OB/GYN for many years before that. I was impressed with h...(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)
| ||Shelly CHVOTZKIN MD.|
Suggestion by Toms River Teen :
""Dr. C" made me feel confortable from the moment I stepped into her office. I just started my freshman year of college and I needed to go to the gynecologist for the first time for my birth control....(Read More)
| ||Anthony Charles QUARTELL MD.|
Suggestion by Barbara :
"Dr. Q has excellent bed-side manners and he is extremely good at his diagnosis and prep tests before a surgery. He is very good at Laproscopic surgery! He is kind funny keeps it real supportive...(Read More)
| ||Richard DEMARSICO MD.|
Suggestion by Beverly Marcogliese :
"Dr DeMarsico performed my hysterectomy and I have been his patient for 8 years.He is very easy to talk to and compassionate.Highly recommended...(Read More)
| ||Steven GOLDBERG MD.|
Suggestion by Heidi N. :
"Dr Goldberg is by far the absolute BEST OBGYN I have ever had. He is compassionate Intelligent and extremely competent. He and his staff put you at ease immediately. He is also an excellent surgeo...(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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