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Hysterectomy Resources for Newark, NJ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Newark, 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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Hospitals in or near Newark, NJ - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Ave
Newark NJ 07112
|University Hosp-Univ of Med/Dentistry of NJ
150 Bergen St
Newark NJ 07103
|St. Michael's Medical Center
111 Central Ave
Newark NJ 7102
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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Jeffrey HOFMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Vicki :
"This is the best doctor I have ever met in my life. After very awful treatment from my previous doctor (I came very close to dying due to blood loss) when a friend recommended Dr. Hofman. He persona...(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)
| ||Michael Patrick CONLEY MD.|
Suggestion by Tracey B :
"Since having my 2nd son in June 2008 I had alot of female health problems and it seemed to be one right after the other. Dr. Conley took the time to sit with me and explain my options and suggestions...(Read More)
| ||Edward KUGLER MD.|
Suggestion by Taniamar Y :
"Dr. Kugler has helped me through some very trying times. He has pursued a line of treatment for me even though I believe a lot of other doctors would have given up long ago. He is kind comforting...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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