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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Somerville, 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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|Somerset Medical Center
110 Rehill Ave
Somerville NJ 08876
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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 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)
| ||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)
| ||Randolph DEGER MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa R :
"Dr.Deger is my Gyn/Oncologist. His skills combined with his compassion make him a doctor with whom I am comfortable entrusting my life and well being. Dr.Deger is very easy to speak with and has...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Nofit WEISS MD.|
Suggestion by Nancy Minunni :
"During the 4 week period of my mysterious hemmoraging following the birth of my son I used this doctor to get a second opinion. She was very straightforward; and provided the most thorough explainat...(Read More)
| ||John Max SIMONETTI MD.|
Suggestion by Pamela :
"Knowledgable - knows all the latest technologies and practices; personable - terrific personality - a favorite with patients and all the workers in the hospitals; Fabulous with pain meds - kept on top...(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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