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Hysterectomy Resources for Bronx, NY
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Bronx, 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.
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Hospitals in or near Bronx, NY - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Montefiore Medical Center (Moses)
111 E 210th St
Bronx NY 10467
|Montefiore Medical Center (Weiler)
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx NY 10461
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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
| ||Edgar OCASIO MD.|
Suggestion by Debbie Ruiz :
"I have been Dr Ocasio patient for over ten years. He is a caringcompassionate doctor. Before the exam he always asks me if there is anything I would like to discuss prior to the examination. I found...(Read More)
|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)
| ||Vivian Mee SONE MD.|
Suggestion by Colleen :
"Dr Sone has been my OB/GYN for a few years. She is a very kind and caring physician one you want to have when you are told you will need surgery. I didn't feel nervous until the week prior to the pro...(Read More)
| ||Gil LEVY MD.|
Staten Island, NY
Suggestion by Peggy Griswold :
"Dr. Gil Levy works out of SIU Hospital and Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn. His speciality is Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. He along with Dr. Taska Moore provided a thorough exam and di...(Read More)
| ||Theodore COSTICH MD.|
Suggestion by Jessica S :
"I have been suffering from severe endometriosis since the age of 17 and I am going on 26. I went thru MANY ob/gyn's who didnt do anything to help me with this horrid pain. I was recommended to Dr Co...(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)
| ||Josefina Vega MARIN MD.|
Ballston Lake, NY
Suggestion by Nancy :
"Dr. Marin is only a gyn. She no longer practices OB. However she is a compassionate kind woman. She puts you to ease as soon as you meet her. Being examined by Dr. Marin is as relaxing as having cof...(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)
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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