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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.
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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|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
| ||Joseph RAMIERI MD.|
Suggestion by Penelope :
"Dr. Ramieri has been treating me for endometriosis for the past 2 years. He did surgery when I first started seeing me and he will be doing my hysterectomy in a week. He is one of the most caring an...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Luciano Jose BISPO MD.|
Suggestion by Kay Benoit :
"I just love my Dr! He is very caring and listens to what I have to say. I am very comfortable with him and I trust him. I always recieve the best care when I am in his office. Not only is he che...(Read More)
| ||Michelle Pomerantz JACOBY MD.|
Suggestion by Dottie C :
"Dr. Jacoby is a wonderful oby/gyn. She just performed several procedures on me ending with a total abdominal hysterectomy. I commend her for her professionalism knowledge and compassion....(Read More)
| ||Myron PAWLIW MD.|
Suggestion by Liz Fucci :
"Dr. Pawliw is a very compassionate and caring doctor. He takes his time to listen to you and make you his number one priority at the time of your visit. He will show you research on your topic of in...(Read More)
| ||Sonia M GOF MD.|
Suggestion by Paula J. Raymond :
"Dr. Gof is an excellent OBGYN doctor & surgeon and came highly recommended from an OBGYN nurse of 40 years. Her bedside manner is second to none. She's knowledgable and answered all of my questions...(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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