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Hysterectomy Resources for Manhattan, NY
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Manhattan, 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.
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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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|Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
Manhattan NY 10021
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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)
| ||Sanchita YADALLA MD.|
Suggestion by Marianne :
"Dr. Yadalla has been not only been one of the most thorough doctors I've had but overall is very caring personable and professional. She recently stated to me that she loved her job and her patients...(Read More)
| ||Michele POLIDORO MD.|
Suggestion by Donlyn :
"Dr. Polidoro and Dr. Egner are partners. They both did my surgery. Dr. Polidoro took turns visiting me some days in the Hospital. She is excellent. She responds quickly when RNs call her. She listens...(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)
| ||Aaron DAVID DO.|
Suggestion by Linda S :
"Dr David is a wonderful Dr. He has a great bedside manor and he did a great job doing my hysterectomy and has a great personality. He is very professional yet very easy to talk to and explains things...(Read More)
| ||Surya SEKAR MD.|
Suggestion by Audrey :
"Dr. Sekar has over 46 years experience she is compassionate and cares about her patients' needs. She is an excellent GYN as well as obstetrician. She always explains everything and tries everything...(Read More)
| ||Eileen Edith JOYCE MD.|
Suggestion by sg :
"This doctor is phenomenal. She is part of a large group practice in Albany NY and they are all very good but she is exceptional. Her bedside manner is empathetic sincere and she doesnt rush you a...(Read More)
| ||Byron Alwyn MYERS MD.|
Suggestion by Veronica :
"Dr. Myers is very thorough and knowledgeable in the field of Obstetrics & Gynecology. His bedside manner is awesome I have recommended him to several of my relatives including my daughter and some ve...(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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