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Hysterectomy Resources for Princeton, NJ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Princeton, 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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253 Witherspoon St
Princeton NJ 08540
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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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Marie HENSELDER-KIMMEL MD.|
Suggestion by Cindi Dickey :
"Dr. Henselder is down-to-earth kind gentle and an excellent physician. What I like most about her is that she talks to you. She explains everything in detail with diagrams or models. She went...(Read More)
| ||Shelly CHVOTZKIN MD.|
Suggestion by Toms River Teen :
""Dr. C" made me feel confortable from the moment I stepped into her office. I just started my freshman year of college and I needed to go to the gynecologist for the first time for my birth control....(Read More)
| ||Earl Francis JACKMAN DO.|
Toms River, NJ
Suggestion by Linda :
"Dr. Jackman is part of a group - North Dover OB/GYN - I have used Dr. Jackman for my endometrosis issues and gyn issues - he is a very compasionate doctor that really cares about his patients. I high...(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)
| ||Mamie Sue BOWERS MD.|
Suggestion by Patricia S :
"I recommend Dr Bowers because she really made me feel confident in her abilities to perform my hysterectomy. She took all the time I needed to explain everything to me so I had no questions left unans...(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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