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Hysterectomy Resources for Port Jefferson, NY
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Port Jefferson, 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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|John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
75 N Country Rd
Port Jefferson NY 11777
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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)
| ||Laurence ORBUCH MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by NICOLE :
"Dr. Laurence Orbuch is an excellent physician who also has a phenominal bedside manner. He explained things to me that other doctors had never told me. He treated my condition and now I am whole a...(Read More)
| ||Milka C TORBARINA MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by Rachelle :
"Staff is friendly. The doctor made me feel EXTREMELY comfortable. The best gyno I've ever had. I've referred her to all the girls in my office at my hospital. I give her my highest recommendation!!!!...(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)
| ||Titianna DICOBY MD.|
Suggestion by wisteriaV :
"Dr. DiCoby is an amazing compassionate doctor when it comes to women's medical needs. She did my hysterectomy including tubes and ovaries. Her bedside manner is excellent and she makes you think your...(Read More)
| ||Kenneth HERZL-BETZ MD.|
Suggestion by terralyn g :
"Dr. Herzl-betz is a very compassionate and patient doctor. He takes time during appts to listen to every concern I have and never makes me feel rushed. He is very knowledgable in his field and offer...(Read More)
| ||Francis X T MARTINGANO MD.|
Staten Island, NY
Suggestion by sarina furia :
"Dr. Martingano is a very experienced patientgreat bedside manner..tells you like it is kind of doctor. I reccomend him because he is a expert surgeon and he knows all the latest tecniques....(Read More)
| ||Harvey Hugh LEDERMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Betsy :
"After having the same GYN for many years and not achieving the results i was looking for. I began to interview new ones. He was my third interview. My first impression was excellent he seemed experi...(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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