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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Zanesville, 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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|Genesis Healthcare System (Good Samaritan Hospital)
800 Forest Ave
Zanesville OH 43701
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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
| ||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)
| ||Wayne Allen BARE MD.|
Suggestion by Pat :
"The first doctor I've ever met who calls you at home to see how you're doing. Makes his hospital calls like clockwork. He can be depended on to help find the answers to any questions you might have. H...(Read More)
| ||Edward Myron SCILEPPI MD.|
Suggestion by endo_chic :
"This is the doctor that performed my hysterectomy in 2001. He worked very closely with my hubby & I to ensure that we were make the best decision for my life and our relationship. I highly recommend t...(Read More)
| ||Amy LONG MD.|
Suggestion by Jeanine :
"Fabulous thorough knowledgeable professional on time and kind....(Read More)
| ||Jon R FACKLER MD.|
Suggestion by tina d :
"Dr. Fackler is WONDERFUL!!! My husband found him by searching the web for me. I saw him as a second opinion for my female needs.He is very thorough and patient. He answered all my questions in laymans...(Read More)
| ||Jonathan Marion DETRICK MD.|
Suggestion by Terri Harrison :
"Dr. Detrick has been taking care of me for over 20 year. He most recently (2005) did a complete hysterectomy on me. We've been through pregnancy HPV and all that brings with it (bad pap tests) lap...(Read More)
| ||Gregory Janko KOVACEVICH MD.|
Suggestion by Debi P :
"I was sent to Dr. Kovacevich by referral and I am very pleased with him. He listens to my concerns and explains everything in layman's terms so it is understood. If I have any questions I feel comf...(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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