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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Mineola, 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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|Winthrop University Hospital
259 1st St
Mineola NY 11501
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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
| ||Steven Andrew KLEIN MD.|
Suggestion by Juanita Harris :
"Dr. Steven Klein has been my doctor for the past twenty-five years. I had to have surgery over twenty years ago and I was nervous and very upset. I couldn't eat nor sleep. I thought my life was over....(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)
| ||Sean Yong-Il LEE MD.|
Suggestion by Ilissa Hawley :
"Dr. Lee followed me very closely through 2 pregnancies during which I experienced pre-term labor. He delivered my first child and would have delivered the second but was not on duty at the time. H...(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)
| ||Ernst Georg BARTSICH MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by Lynda Cetta :
"Dr. Bartsich is an excellent physician and surgeon. The care that I received before during and after both of my surgeries was outstanding. I was treated by him for fibroids and also ovarian cysts....(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)
| ||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)
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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