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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Toledo, 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.

Find a GYN Surgeon

Doctors in or near Toledo, OH - Find More Doctors
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Toledo, OH - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Medical College of Ohio Hospitals
3000 Arlington Ave
Toledo OH 43614
St. Vincent's Mercy Medical Center
2213 Cherry St
Toledo OH 43608
Toledo Hospital & Toledo Children's Hospital
2142 N Cove Blvd
Toledo OH 43606

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy

Suggest a Doctor

Toledo, OH
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)"

 Stephen James ANDREWS MD.
Toledo, OH
Suggestion by roobea : "Dr. Andrews is my gyn/oncologist. On my first visit he took the time to not only answer my many questions but my husbands. My husband was impressed because Dr. Andrews explained my condition and the...(Read More)"

 Donna Christine JENSEN DO.
Toledo, OH
Suggestion by Wendy B : "Dr Jensen has been my OB/GYN for 10 years. She's taken great care of me and pulled me through 2 C sections and a total abdominal hysterectomy. I was also her 1st balloon thermal endometrial ablation...(Read More)"

 Kent Edward BISHOP MD.
Toledo, OH
Suggestion by Lisa : "I have been going to Dr.Bishop since I first started seeing a Gyn. I'm also one of his "originals" he is the BEST very understanding and considerate. We have been through alot I wouldn't trade him...(Read More)"

 Rosalind Joy JACKSON MD.
Middletown, OH
Suggestion by Freedomchild82 : "This Dr. is amazing. Sweet kind and takes time to really talk to you about your issues. Listens to you and helps you make choices based on what you need and what you want. A very nice lady and a wond...(Read More)"

 Michael Ford KENNER DO.
Hillsboro, OH
Suggestion by Angela Teboe : "Dr. Kenner is the doctor who performed my TAH/BSO. I greatly appreciated his ability to set me at ease while maintaining a professional manner. I was very impressed by the amount of time he spent list...(Read More)"

Franklin, OH
Suggestion by Mary Brooks : "Dr Burichin is a caring trustworthy doctor. She doesn't just treat your condition. She asks questions. She keeps digging. She listens. She gets to know you. She's down to earth. I'm not a ve...(Read More)"

 Mickey Mohamed KARRAM MD.
Cincinnati, OH
Suggestion by Louise Drury : "Dr. Karram is a Urogynecologist in the Cincinnati area. He practices at Good Samaritan Hospital as well as coming to Middletown Regional Hospital in Middletown once or twice a month. MRH is where h...(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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