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Hysterectomy Resources for Cooperstown, NY
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Cooperstown, 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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|Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
1 Atwell Rd
Cooperstown NY 13326
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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
| ||John DEWEY MD.|
Suggestion by Cindi :
"Dr. Dewey did my hysterectomy and was very patient caring and professional. He explained everything to me gave me the options pros and cons and suggested a plan of action. I didn't hesitate to te...(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)
| ||Raj Kumar MAHAJAN MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa :
"What a caring person!!! I have only recently become his patient but have gone through 2 procedures in a vey short time - one being a TAH/BSO. Raj and his staff have provided me with the upmost pe...(Read More)
| ||Sareena Shereen FAZILI MD.|
Suggestion by Pati :
"Dr. Fazili is an amazing young woman who is a true credit to her profession. Her manner is professional yet very warm and caring. She's friendly knowledgeable and extremely respectful. When it was...(Read More)
| ||Melanie D RAMACHANDRAN MD.|
Suggestion by ALBIE55 :
"Dr Ramachandran is a very caring yet competent physican in the syracuse ny area. She took the time to give me all the options before letting me choose my course. She treats the whole person not just...(Read More)
| ||Gary S KASTEN DO.|
Suggestion by Wendy :
"Dr. Kasten was the best during and after my last pregnancy/delivery. He always took the time to sit with me in his office after my visits for as long as I needed which made me feel so much more at ea...(Read More)
| ||Nimesh P NAGARSHETH MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by Brandi :
"Dr. Nagarsheth is an accomplished doctor skilled in robotic hysterectomies. He was recommeneded to me after my regular gynocologist wanted to perform an open abdominal hysterectomy that I thought was...(Read More)
| ||Douglass Norman POWELL MD.|
Suggestion by Tammy Spraker :
"Very patient with all my years of complaints had my concerns first and foremost. Leading dr in his field--very experienced and trustworthy performed my hysterectomy and all the follow up care. I r...(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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