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Hysterectomy Resources for Livingston, NJ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Livingston, 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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|Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Rd
Livingston NJ 7039
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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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||George WOROCH MD.|
Suggestion by NervousClara :
"Dr. George Woroch is a very experienced Gynecologist . If it weren't for his persistence in delving into my gynecological problem and insisting on a biopsy I would never have know how serious my co...(Read More)
| ||Evelyn MINAYA MD.|
Suggestion by MARYLYN :
"I RECOMMEND DR. MINAYA. SHE IS LOVING TO HER PATIENTS CARING FUNNY AND EXPLAINS THINGS TO THE FULLEST. I THINK SHE IS A GREAT DR. I LOVE HER VERY MUCH LIKE A FAMILY OF MY OWN AND YOU WILL TO....(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)
| ||Edward L SUNG MD.|
Suggestion by Yvonne :
"Dr. Sung is professional courteous and he takes time out to explain every little detail to you. He has been practicing OB/GYN for a very long time. He is also very humorous. Talking to Dr. Sung is...(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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