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Hysterectomy Resources for Turnersville, NJ
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Turnersville, 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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|Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-Univ Med Ctr-Washington Township
435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Rd
Turnersville NJ 08012
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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
| ||Mark DEMASI DO.|
Suggestion by Margie :
"Dr. DeMasi is an extremely thorough Ob/Gyn who listens and explains things clearly. He is knowledgeable and friendly and never acts "rushed" no matter how many are in the waiting room....(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)
| ||Richard S. LEVINE MD.|
Suggestion by Barbara Mecchi :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Levine's for 25+ years. He has helped me through pregnancies both viable and not viable and recently he was the only Dr. that I would even consider to do my hysterectom...(Read More)
| ||Peri PETRAS MD.|
Suggestion by Ellen :
"Dr. Petras is a gynecologist who is currently treating me. She is open to bioidentical hormones many doctors are not. I find her manner friendly and informative. I will have a EA in 2 weeks....(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)
| ||Manisha ABEYSINGHE MD.|
Suggestion by Peggy C :
"I highly recommend Dr. Abeysinghe for women's gynecological needs. When I went to her with menstral problems she quickly diagnosed and corrected the problem through appropriate tests and ultimately...(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)
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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