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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Paterson, 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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|St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
703 Main St
Paterson NJ 07503
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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
| ||Seva MILOV MD.|
Suggestion by buenamlc :
"Dr. Milov is an excellent surgeon who performed my Davinci hysterectomy on July 30 2009. He is a very skilled surgeon with a great bed side manner....(Read More)
| ||Niles Edward CHOPER MD.|
Suggestion by Alexa :
"I highly recommend Dr. Niles Choper for anyone who is looking for a gynecologist who truly cares about his patients! Dr. Choper is very thorough and really listens to you when you come to him. His o...(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)
| ||David NUNEZ MD.|
Suggestion by Pamela Perkins :
"He performed surgery and was excellent!! He is very detailed and caring!...(Read More)
| ||Neil BLUMENTHALL MD.|
Suggestion by Peggy :
"Dr. Blumenthall is very kind and understanding took the time with me when I was having problems and gave me his feelings on what should be done and told me its what he recomended to his own wife sch...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Joseph D La MOTTA MD.|
Suggestion by Annette C :
"I had a bad TAH from another DR with many complications to this day.No other DR would help didn't want to get their hands dirty(cause they didn't perform Surgery). He was the only one whodid help me a...(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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