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Hysterectomy Resources for White Plains, NY
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in White Plains, 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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Davis Ave at E Post Rd
White Plains NY 10601
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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)
| ||Robin HOEBEL MD.|
Suggestion by ditzydoodle :
"Been working with Dr. Hoebel since 1999 with my pregnancy. She delivered my son in 2000 and has been my GYN ever since. Most recently 10/2009 she performed a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy. Shes a won...(Read More)
| ||Peyman S ZANDIEH MD.|
Suggestion by Tracy :
"I suggest Dr. Zandieh because he is great. He diagnosed my cancer and was very thorough with my surgery and aftercare. He is a very caring doctor....(Read More)
| ||William John HARVEY MD.|
Suggestion by Windawou :
"Dr. Harvey has consistently been trustworthy attentive and thorough. In addition to catching problems that my GP missed he has been patient with my questions and interested in working together to s...(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)
| ||Shelia M PIECZONKA DO.|
Suggestion by Susan :
"I highly recommend Dr. Pieczonka she is very thorough and makes you feel so comfortable. She explains things very carefully as I had three surgeries in the past year. She is a very caring doctor an...(Read More)
| ||Prabhat Kumar AHLUWALIA MD.|
Little Falls, NY
Suggestion by Andrea Harter :
"After I heard 2 other women in my office raving about Dr. Ahluwalia and how easy their hysterectomy's went I finally asked about him. Everything they raved about was right. He was wonderful. I have...(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)
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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