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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Plattsburgh, 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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|Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center
75 Beekman St
Plattsburgh NY 12901
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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)
| ||Kenneth Adam LEVEY MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by Lisa H :
"Dr. Levey is a very kind and passionate man. He specializes in Chronic pelvic pain endometriosis endometriosis surgery medical management of endometriosis medical management of fibroids minimall...(Read More)
| ||Farazana IRANI MD.|
Suggestion by Kim :
"This doctor is my gynecologist. She is the best! She was the first person to locate a lump in my breast and we discovered that I had invasive ductal carcinoma. I cant thank her enough for finding th...(Read More)
| ||Sherman RUBIN MD.|
Suggestion by Jeanne Shoshannah Brombacher-Miller :
"Dr.Rubin performed a hysterectomy on me. He is a wonderful caring doctor with a lot of experience. The procedure and recovery went excellent and with minimal pain involved which several people (like...(Read More)
| ||Harold HENNING MD.|
Suggestion by Dawn :
"I doctored for years for female problems with different doctor's and there answer was to always put me on pills instead of listening to what was really going on with me. The first time i went to Dr. H...(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)
| ||Janusz RUDNICKI MD.|
Suggestion by Kim M :
"Dr. Rudnicki specializes in OBGYN. I have been seeing him for a little over 2 years. He was suggested to me by my cousin Aunt and mother who are all also patients of his (and after my positive expe...(Read More)
| ||Sungji CHAI MD.|
Suggestion by Cathy Pelchar :
"Dr. Chai is professional and caring. I had a total hysterectomy after she had taken the time to explain everything to me and gave me all of my options rather than pushing me into surgery. I did co...(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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