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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Kettering, 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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|Kettering Medical Center
3535 Southern Blvd
Kettering OH 45429
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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
| ||William MCCULLOUGH MD.|
Suggestion by Annette :
"This is the doctor who performed my TAH/BSO TVT-O and other bowel repairs. I appreciated his ability to help me feel at ease while maintaining a professional manner. I was impressed by the time he sp...(Read More)
| ||Richard DRAKE MD.|
Suggestion by t :
"Dr. Drake specializes in doing really fantastic hyterectomies by laproscope. He and all of his nurses and staff were friendly kind answered my many questions and great at their jobs....(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)
| ||Marcia C BOWLING MD.|
Suggestion by Krista :
"Dr. Bowling is considered the BEST oncologist/gynocologist in the Cincinnati area. Most Doctors know of her by name. She was my treating physician for cervical cancer that resulted in a radical hyster...(Read More)
| ||Kamlesh C SANGHVI MD.|
Suggestion by mak :
"I would recommend this doctor because he is very thorough. He spent a lot of time with me through all my questions. He is a very personable doctor. Whenever I call the office with questions he gets...(Read More)
| ||Sudhakar Surapaneni RAO MD.|
Suggestion by Shanon :
"Dr. Rao diagnosed my Adenomyosis when no one else could. He has been supportive & understanding throughout the entire process. He also LISTENS which is hard to come by in a doctor....(Read More)
| ||Kimberly Ann KRAUS MD.|
Suggestion by Sarrah :
"Dr. Kraus is a patient wonderful women who always takes the time to explain things and be there for her patients. She has been there for two surgeries and all I have been through....(Read More)
| ||Amol ARORA MD.|
Suggestion by Kimberly W :
"After many months of being treated but not being seen as a human I found Dr. Arora. He is not only very kind and considerate but he also CARES about his patients. He takes as much time as needed to...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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