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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Summit, 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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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
| ||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)
| ||Michele GLIKSMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Bea :
"Dr. Gliksman was one of the few gynecologists who was willing to work with me and listen to my needs/wants as I suffered with overwhelming bleeding from uterine fibroids. She knew I didn't want a hys...(Read More)
| ||Michael David SEIDNER MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa :
"Great bedside manner. Willing to explain things to you and doesn't talk down to you. Sense of humor. When it comes to surgery I don't worry. He is tops....(Read More)
| ||Pankaj Kumar SINGHAL MD.|
Suggestion by A. Galbraith :
"Dr. Singhal is actually no longer in the New Jersey area (as listed here) but is now practicing in central Wisconsin where I believe we are lucky to have him. While I am only 2.5 weeks out in recov...(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)
| ||Robert Paul PENNEY MD.|
Suggestion by Catherine D :
"Dr Penney performed a total abdominal hysterectomy on me and it couldn't have gone any better. I was very nervous and he was very comforting and put me at ease. He told me exactly what to expect and h...(Read More)
| ||Michael Charles BRAVOCO MD.|
Somers Point, NJ
Suggestion by Chris :
"I have been going to Dr. Bravoco since 2002. He removed an ovary for endometriosis in 2003. Since then I have developed more problems and had a TAH/BSO last August. Dr. Bravoco was very compassion...(Read More)
| ||Edward L SUNG MD.|
Suggestion by Yvonne :
"Dr. Sung is professional courteous and he takes time out to explain every little detail to you. He has been practicing OB/GYN for a very long time. He is also very humorous. Talking to Dr. Sung is...(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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