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Hysterectomy Resources for Syracuse, NY
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Syracuse, 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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Hospitals in or near Syracuse, NY - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|University Hospital SUNY Upstate Medical University
750 E Adams St
Syracuse NY 13210
736 Irving Ave
Syracuse NY 13210
|St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
301 Prospect Ave
Syracuse NY 13203
|Community-General Hospital of Greater Syracuse
4900 Broad Rd
Syracuse NY 13215
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Articles
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
| ||Fathi Abdul-Qader JISHI MD.|
Suggestion by mskayjay :
"Your opinion your feelings your life and lifestyle matter to him. He is so focused on what a woman wants for her life to be healthy and happy. Suggestions are offered your opinion is heard and TO...(Read More)
| ||Melanie D RAMACHANDRAN MD.|
Suggestion by ALBIE55 :
"Dr Ramachandran is a very caring yet competent physican in the syracuse ny area. She took the time to give me all the options before letting me choose my course. She treats the whole person not just...(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)
| ||Gail Allison BESSON MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by Wendy :
"Dr Besson is a very patient person I visited her for a second opinion she was very careful to explain my diagnose in a simple understanding way. She prayed with me before my surgery and visite...(Read More)
| ||Kristi Marie EGNER MD.|
West Islip, NY
Suggestion by Donlyn :
"Dr. Egner is very thorough and explains technical things so they can be easily understood. She does not make hasty decisions trying alternatives first; which I appreciate. She takes the time to liste...(Read More)
| ||Armand FRIEDEL MD.|
Great Neck, NY
Suggestion by Maag :
"Dr. Friedel is a great ob/gyn doctor I have recommended him to my friends and they love him as well. He delivered all of their babies. He makes you feel safe and that's really important. He is a...(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)
| ||Richard U LEVINE MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by Michelle Ronda :
"Dr. Levine performed a myomectomy on me in 2004. After an exhaustive search I discovered him in a "Best Doctors" list and was not disappointed. Having already visited several OB/GYNs who were recom...(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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