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Hysterectomy Resources for Durant, OK
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Durant, OK, 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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Doctors in or near Durant, OK - Find More Doctors
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
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Hospitals in or near Durant, OK - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma
Durant OK 74701
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Articles
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
| ||Braulio M CUESTA MD.|
Suggestion by Jessica R :
"I had been looking for a Dr to help me with my endometriosis for years. I met with Dr. Cuesta once and he already had a plan in place. I am confident that he will continue to help me in my journey to...(Read More)
| ||Lisa WATERMAN DO.|
Suggestion by Elaine Howsley :
"Lisa Waterman is great! She spends time with you and is very direct. She did my hysterectomy and everything went wonderfully. I would recommend her to anyone for any ob/gyn problem or need that th...(Read More)
| ||Stanley Gene PROUGH MD.|
Suggestion by Jeanne :
"Dr. Prough is a Reproductive Endocrinologist. He has helped me with my Endometriosis when my OB/GYN couldn't. Though my disease is very stubborn he has walked me through every step and treatment....(Read More)
| ||John Roy DOSSER MD.|
Oklahoma City, OK
Suggestion by Sheilah :
"Dr. Dosser delivered our son and we just love him and his office. They don't keep you waiting forever and Dr. Dosser is straight to the points. We highly recommend him....(Read More)
| ||James David LACKEY MD.|
Suggestion by LaVonne :
"Dr Lackey is a doctor I would recommend. He listens to his patients and will discuss options if needed. He is a wonderful doctor. He was there when I had an emergency and took time to help me throu...(Read More)
| ||Kimberly CHEATHAM MD.|
Suggestion by Amy :
"I went to Dr. Cheatham after my GYN complaints were not taken seriously by my previous GYN. She was extremely thorough took me seriously cared had an amazing bed side manner was very sensitive to...(Read More)
| ||Ram Akbal SINGH MD.|
Oklahoma City, OK
Suggestion by April :
"Dr. Singh is a fabulous physician. He is interested in hearing what I have to say trusts that I know what is going on with my own body and has always taken wonderful care of me. He has performed an...(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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