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Hysterectomy Resources for Sante Fe, NM
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Sante Fe, NM, 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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|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
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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
|Amy Lynn GARCIA MD.|
Suggestion by Cyd Ault :
"Dr. Garcia at the Center for Women's Surgery in Albuquerque NM specializes in laproscopic surgery for women. She performed a complete hysterectomy on me in July 2006. My uterus was much larger than...(Read More)
| ||William Alan MOORE MD.|
Suggestion by Pink Monkey :
"The first gynecologist to listen to my concerns and take them seriously!!! A caring doctor concerned not only with my physical health issues but all concerns I bring to him....(Read More)
| ||Jonathan Ralph STEINHART MD.|
Suggestion by joy :
"Dr. Steinhart was very professional and patient with my concerns. He was also attentive to my pre and post op aftercare. I am so thankful to Dr. Steinhart I am recovering remarkably well! and have...(Read More)
| ||Sharon SMITH-THOMAS MD.|
Suggestion by Kerri :
"Dr. Smith-Thomas is wonderful! She is straight forward honest and makes sure you understand all the options. Her bedside manner is welcoming and as her patient I was relieved to see her there right...(Read More)
| ||Joel Robt TEICHER MD.|
Suggestion by Jennifer :
"cheerful comforting friendly trustworthy experienced and diligent! He is the best obgyn! His bed side mannor is amazing and he always makes you feel at ease. He takes the time to explain thin...(Read More)
| ||Margaret WOLACK MD.|
Suggestion by Robin :
"I was referred to Dr. Wolack in July of 2006 when my gynecologist found a mass on my ovary and an ultrasound confirmed it. The two surgeries I have had with this doctor have been pretty much text-boo...(Read More)
| ||James Patrick WURZEL MD.|
Suggestion by nmchoirdirector :
"Dr. Wurzel performed a Da Vinci robotic assisted hysterectomy on me recently. It has been a great experience working with a dedicated doctor and his staff at Women's Specialists of New Mexico who are...(Read More)
| ||Debbie Ann VIGIL MD.|
Santa Fe, NM
Suggestion by Kelly L H :
"I grew up on the east coast with excellent medical doctors and facilities. Many years ago when I left the east coast and moved to New Mexico my only real concern was the availability of good medical c...(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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