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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)
| ||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)
| ||Kerry Lee HICKS MD.|
Suggestion by melissa :
"Dr. Hicks has been my gyn for many years. She performed my TVH with A & P repairs on 12-10-08. I have not had any problems with the surgery and felt comfortable with her performing the surgery. She...(Read More)
| ||Catherine A COATS DO.|
Suggestion by Dorothy :
"Dr. Coats is a doctor that will take the time to listen to her patient and really want to find a way to help. She helped me with my medical problem when no one else would or could.I suffered for years...(Read More)
| ||Shannan Christie ROSS MD.|
Suggestion by Roz :
"This doctor is great! She has a great sense of humor and treats her patients like people. She always has time to answer questions and makes sure her patients are comfortable and understand what is goi...(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)
| ||Mickey Mohamed KARRAM MD.|
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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