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Hysterectomy Resources for New Hyde Park, NY
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in New Hyde Park, 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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|Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Ave
New Hyde Park NY 11040
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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)
| ||Andre Atwick PERSAUD MD.|
Suggestion by Heidi Harding :
"I have been a patient with Dr. Persaud for over 18 years. He listens to problems tests when he needs to has friendly offices and is a superb diagnostician. He takes the time to talk to his patien...(Read More)
| ||Emeka E OKEKE MD.|
Suggestion by Emily Deas-Krutki :
"Both myself and my daughter are his patients We both are very comfortable with him. He is polite and is also available to answer any questions that we have concerns about. I am very pleased with the...(Read More)
| ||Oona LIM MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa :
"Always a comforting and wonderful experience. Whether a routine office visit or a serious issue I have all the confidence in the world in this doctor and recommend her highly. Always cheerful comf...(Read More)
| ||Hilary John CHOLHAN MD.|
Suggestion by pearldove :
"One of my long-time friends go to him and he is just wonderful. He helped her with intertitial cystitis when no other doctor knew what it was. He is very personable and interested in the well being...(Read More)
| ||Steven M SEIDMAN MD.|
Great Neck, NY
Suggestion by Darcy Novick :
"Dr. Seidman is the most caring sincere doctor I have ever met! He actually held my hand till I was put out for my Hysterectomy! He is the BEST!...(Read More)
| ||Nabil Wafik HUSAMI MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by Maria :
"Dr. Husami and the entire staff at American Fertility have been truly helpful in my infertility treatment. Their patience and kindness along every step of the way was more than I could have asked for...(Read More)
| ||Gary Joseph GUARNACCIA MD.|
Forest Hills, NY
Suggestion by Kathleen A D :
"Doctor Guarnaccia is one of the kindest and sincere Surgens I have ever met. I have been his patient for thirty years. His bedside manner both during office hours and surgery leave you feeling like...(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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