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Hysterectomy Resources for Trenton, NJ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Trenton, 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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|Capital Health System-Fuld Campus
750 Brunswick Ave
Trenton NJ 08638
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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
| ||Jeffrey Richard LEVINE MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa H :
"Dr Levine has been a god sent. I am a 30 year old female that has had problems from ovarian cycsts to bleeding for 6 months. Dr. Levine has tried many different options until finally I had to have a...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Christina Liu CHAO MD.|
Suggestion by Embroidr12 :
"After having my prolapsed uterius removed around 1998; I subsequently had my ovaries a tumor (5cm) and a lympth node removed in 2004 due to experiencing sudden pain on all days - a Sunday. After sev...(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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