| Hysterectomy Resources for Binghamton, NY |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Binghamton, NY, 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.
|Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital
169 Riverside Dr
Binghamton NY 13905
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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
|Rachel Ariel BENNETT MD.|
Mount Kisco, NY
Suggestion by anon... :
"We went to see Dr. Bennett after 2 years of trying on our own. Our first appointment she spent over 2 years with is taking a detailed history an ultrasound and exam and lab work. She was very thoroug...(Read More)
| ||Lana BOTER MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by Dizzyginger :
"Dr. Boter is the Best OB/GYN in New York!! I have been looking for one I can trust for years and I've finally found her I cannot recommend her enough....(Read More)
| ||Benjamin Peter FIORICA MD.|
Suggestion by Janna :
"Dr. Fiorica is a very kind and gentle doctor that really listens to what you say. He is the first person that really believed me when I told him that my periods became unbearable after having a tubal...(Read More)
| ||Lai-Yet LAM MD.|
Suggestion by Linda :
"I highly recommend Lai-Yet Lam MD. She a wonderful physician who is very thourough with her examinations and very compassionate with her patients. I laways trust the advise I am givne because of th...(Read More)
| ||Laurence ORBUCH MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by NICOLE :
"Dr. Laurence Orbuch is an excellent physician who also has a phenominal bedside manner. He explained things to me that other doctors had never told me. He treated my condition and now I am whole a...(Read More)
| ||James GIEM MD.|
Aviano Air Base, NY
Suggestion by M. Wight :
"This doctor is a military ob/gyn surgeon stationed at Aviano Air Base Italy. He is board certified and before joining the US Air Force has practiced in a civilian hospital for several years. He is...(Read More)
| ||Dennis MCGROARY MD.|
Mt. Kisco, NY
Suggestion by Cathleen :
"Dr. McGroary manages to be both kind and trustworthy. He makes your annual gyn exam easy. I feel very comfortable with him and recommend him to my friends....(Read More)
| ||Harold HENNING MD.|
Suggestion by Dawn :
"I doctored for years for female problems with different doctor's and there answer was to always put me on pills instead of listening to what was really going on with me. The first time i went to Dr. H...(Read More)
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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