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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Freehold, 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.
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.
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|CentraState Healthcare Systems
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Freehold NJ 07728
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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
| ||Robert Paul PENNEY MD.|
Suggestion by Catherine D :
"Dr Penney performed a total abdominal hysterectomy on me and it couldn't have gone any better. I was very nervous and he was very comforting and put me at ease. He told me exactly what to expect and h...(Read More)
| ||Vivian VEGA MD.|
Suggestion by Regina Frazier :
"Dr. Vega performed my hysterectomy. She is very knowledgable and helpful. She has great bedside manner. She also saved my daughters life. After a C-section my daughter threw a bloodclot. In my opinion...(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)
| ||Alan Lowell FRIEDMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Susan Fehrer :
"I had gone to the same woman gynecologist for at least 20 years. I had had a major medical plan that paid 80 or 90% of the bill and then I became self employed and could afford an HMO and she was no...(Read More)
| ||Byron S HAPNER DO.|
Suggestion by M Ranier :
"He spent the time needed to diagnose and treat my condition polycystic ovarian syndrome. Other doctors did not discover my problem. I am much better thanks to this doctor....(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)
| ||Jeffrey Richard LEVINE MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa H :
"Dr Levine has been a god sent. I am a 30 year old female that has had problems from ovarian cycsts to bleeding for 6 months. Dr. Levine has tried many different options until finally I had to have a...(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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