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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Mayfield, 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:
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Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||Scott STALKAMP MD.|
Suggestion by Amanda H :
"Dr Stalkamp has been my OB/GYN since I was a teenager. He has a very warm welcoming personality and a bedside manner that makes you feel comfortable as soon as he walks in the room. His laid back pe...(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)
| ||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)
| ||William Beatty HAMMETT MD.|
Suggestion by Lori :
"This man is an angel. He is an OBGYN.He takes his time with you I have never been rushed when visiting his office as a patient. He speaks with words that you can understand. He is a fatheryet no lon...(Read More)
| ||Andres G PANGILINAN MD.|
Suggestion by patricia w :
"Dr pangilinan did two of my c sections at montgomery general in montgomery wv.he is one of the best doctors in the world i would recomend him to anyone like i said he is the best...(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)
| ||Todd Dale SLATER MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa M :
"Dr. Slater is a wonderful doctor who takes the time to listen to his patients. He has GREAT sense of humor and knows how to make his patients feel at ease even when they feel their worst! He performe...(Read More)
| ||Luis Jose MORALES MD.|
Suggestion by Shanna :
"I have seen Dr. Morales for everything from the birth of a child to severe endometriosis and adhesions. He is a compassionate dr that cares about his patients. He is knowledgable but also knows his...(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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