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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Fairfield, 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.
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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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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
| ||Kimberly Ann BONAR MD.|
Suggestion by Tamika :
"dr bonar is nice polite and understanding and when you need emergency appointments she is able to help you get in as soon as possible. She always make you feel comfortable no matter the situation....(Read More)
| ||Rick ST. ONGE MD.|
Suggestion by S :
"I recommend Dr. St. Onge for any female needs beginning at regular check-ups to treating prolapse to treating endometriosis and everything in between. He stands out among other doctors because he expr...(Read More)
| ||David NASH MD.|
Suggestion by Kathleen Glass :
"Dr Nash is a wonderful Reproductive Endocrinologist. (RE) He has kept me from having a hysterectomy like my OB/Gyn wanted to do for over 7 years. ( I have Stage IV Endometriosis) He's very caring a...(Read More)
| ||Amy LONG MD.|
Suggestion by Jeanine :
"Fabulous thorough knowledgeable professional on time and kind....(Read More)
| ||Babitha NALLURI MD.|
Suggestion by Wilma :
"I have been to a male ob/gyn before. He did my first c section and I saw him for total of may be 30 minutes for all my prenatal visits...His medical assistant removed my staples..I didnt even get to a...(Read More)
| ||Michael Robert DRAZNIK MD.|
Suggestion by Carrie :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Draznik's since 2005. He delivered my first baby this past February and I couldn't have asked for a better doctor. After 30 hours of labor and being at the hospital all...(Read More)
| ||Richard VILLAREAL MD.|
Suggestion by Kenda :
"I am in an area of Ohio that many doctors and hospitals aren't trusted. Yet I chose Dr. Villareal to do surgery rather than returning to a specialist in the city. He is highly recommended by other...(Read More)
| ||Benjamin WHITE MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa :
"After three years of being told by emergency rooms and doctors that I have cyst or they didn't know what was causing my pain.Someone recommended Dr. White so I figured why not go and see him to see if...(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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