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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Beachwood, OH, 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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|UH Ahuja Medical Center
3999 Richmond Rd
Beachwood OH 44122
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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
| ||John Michael LEPI MD.|
Suggestion by Brandy D :
"Dr. Lepi is a fabulous physician. I saw him the first time just over 11 years ago. He delivered my first son in 1997 then of course I saw him for all of my annual exams after that. He did my...(Read More)
| ||Edwina Elaine SIMMONS MD.|
Rocky River, OH
Suggestion by Mary Ann E :
"I have been a patient of Dr Simmons for over ten yrs and recommend her to all of friends.I began visiting her for excessive bleeding problems.Unlike my past experiences Dr. Simmons didn't blame my pro...(Read More)
| ||Dale William DROLLINGER MD.|
Suggestion by Debbie W. :
"I went to Dr. Drollinger as a new patient (I had been going to my family doctor for gyn related things) and he examined me took the time to get some test results and then we sat down in his office and...(Read More)
| ||Kevin James STEPP MD.|
Suggestion by Tina1 :
"I was referred to see Dr. Stepp from my ob/gyn because I needed a hysterectomy and I had trouble controlling my bladder. Obviously I was nervous about my first visit. His office staff was great. It...(Read More)
| ||Stacie JHAVERI MD.|
Suggestion by Karen Hay :
"Very understanding & takes time to know you and your needs & explains everything the way you need it to be explained!...(Read More)
| ||Karen ADAMS-FERGUSON MD.|
Suggestion by Janis Mack :
"Dr. Adams-Ferguson has been my gynecologist for several years. She is incredibly compassionate and truly cares for each and every patient but always makes you feel like you're her most important pat...(Read More)
| ||Marc Louis PARNES MD.|
Suggestion by Jane :
"Dr. Parnes is a wonderful doctor who has always taken the time to be with me as well as all of his patients. He takes the time to listen to my questions and also helpful. He makes me feel comfortabl...(Read More)
| ||Timothy James THRESS MD.|
Suggestion by Nikki :
"Dr. Thress performed a LEEP for me in March and a hysterectomy in May. He is a very caring doctor. When he called me to tell me I had CIS and he was recommending a hysterectomy he did it with kind...(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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