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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.
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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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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)
| ||John Raymond WAGNER MD.|
East Northport, NY
Suggestion by Amy Downs :
"Dr. Wagner knew immediately from my written history that I had suffered too long with various problems - always being pushed toward "alternative" to hysterectomy. He did my total laparoscopic hystere...(Read More)
| ||J. Simon AFIF MD.|
Suggestion by K. Rodriguez :
"I am recommending Dr. J. Simon Afif GYN because he has shown me great care attention and dealt with my needs after the surgery he preformed on me (recently a hysterectomy and prior to this an oopho...(Read More)
| ||Michele POLIDORO MD.|
Suggestion by Donlyn :
"Dr. Polidoro and Dr. Egner are partners. They both did my surgery. Dr. Polidoro took turns visiting me some days in the Hospital. She is excellent. She responds quickly when RNs call her. She listens...(Read More)
| ||Gunhilde M BUCHSBAUM MD.|
Suggestion by Colleen :
"I decided on a fairly new(to our area) type of Hysterctomy- a DaVinci robotic assisted lap . Dr. Buchsbaum took the time to explain in detail exactly what would transpire during the procedure and whe...(Read More)
| ||Andrea VIDALI MD.|
New York, NY
Suggestion by Lorianne R :
"Dr. Vidali and his staff are the best in the business. From the first meeting I knew I found the right place. I found the staff to be so compassionate and understanding and always available (evening...(Read More)
| ||James GIEM MD.|
Aviano Air Base, NY
Suggestion by M. Wight :
"This doctor is a military ob/gyn surgeon stationed at Aviano Air Base Italy. He is board certified and before joining the US Air Force has practiced in a civilian hospital for several years. He is...(Read More)
| ||Dominic M GRECCO MD.|
Suggestion by Donna :
"He is a great Doctor and listend to when my other doctor didn't. He has a great person friendly funny make feel good about your choices and goes over every option you have. And when your in the hospi...(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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