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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in West Chester, 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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|West Chester Medical Center
7700 University Drive
West Chester OH 45069
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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
| ||Julia H LEE MD.|
West Chester, OH
Suggestion by Tamika :
"I recommend Dr. Julia Lee because she is very job orientated and patient. She Listens when you have a problem and tries to fix it to the best of her ability. She has been the best OB/GYN that I have...(Read More)
| ||Stephen A TURNER MD.|
Suggestion by Steffany R :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Turners for 10 years and a patient of his practice for 16 years. I have been through a cyst removal child birth and then a hysterectomy all with Dr. Turner. Dr. Turner...(Read More)
| ||Bamidele Ayodeji OGUNLEYE MD.|
Suggestion by Chris :
"He has been the 1st OBGYN in my life that has actually listened to me without having one hand on the door. He always has a smile and cheerful dispostion. He genuially cares about his patients He is...(Read More)
| ||John Joseph BUCKLEY MD.|
Suggestion by Mary P :
"I was a patient of Dr. Buckley's many years ago before moving out of state to Colorado. He is very smart and a very caring doctor. I have very bad endometriosis and he did a laporascopy and hysteros...(Read More)
| ||Vicki Lynn MILLER MD.|
Suggestion by Cynthia :
"Dr. Vicki Miller is a wonderful doctor! Not only does she have never-ending energy but she is compassionate and has a great bedside manner. My family even commented on how much they loved her. I...(Read More)
| ||Tiffany N HALL MD.|
Suggestion by Lynda Chapman :
"She was extremely empathetic and caring. She made it easier for me to have a complete hysterectomy at the age of 33. She made it as pain free as possible and ensured that I was completely educated a...(Read More)
| ||Joanne KRIVETZKY MD.|
Suggestion by Celeste :
"She has very pleasant personality. She takes her time during examinations and answers any questions you may have. I highly recommend her....(Read More)
| ||Caroline E PETERSON DO.|
Suggestion by Sharon P :
"I am truly grateful to find a very skill and knowledgeable female doctor for this type of medical need. She is full of life and energy and always helpful. I would strongly recommend her!!...(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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