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Hysterectomy Resources for Norman, OK
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Norman, 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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Norman, OK - Find More Doctors
|Paul MacKoul, M.D.
3206 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville MD 20852
|Susan Carter, M.D.
North Colorado Medical Center/ MCR
1800 15th Street, Suite 220
Greeley CO 80631
970 353 1335
|Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox IL 60451
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Rosalind Jackson, M.D.
4000 MiamisburgCenterville RD
Miamisburg OH 45342
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Norman, OK - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Norman Regional Hospital
901 N Porter St
Norman OK 73071
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
| ||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)
| ||Russell Bruce PARKER MD.|
Suggestion by Ashlie M :
"Dr. R. Bruce Parker is a WONDERFUL OBGYN. He a fabulous surgeon also. He has a great bed side manner he is patient understand and very skilled. He has a great way of making every patient feel speci...(Read More)
| ||Daphne Lynn LASHBROOK MD.|
Suggestion by Olivia R :
"I recommend Dr. Lashbrook because she is not only great at what she does she cares about the patient and takes into consideration the patient's concerns and needs and answers questions honestly. She...(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)
| ||Lorri J DOBBINS DO.|
Suggestion by Shannon Ramirez :
"I had to see a OBGYN due to sever pain from adhesions. I have never felt more comfortable then I did in this office. Even the waiting room was cozy. When I met with the Dr. she was "into me". It's lik...(Read More)
| ||Paul James GEHRING MD.|
Suggestion by Bonnie :
"I recently saw Dr. Gehring for massive bleeding. I had a number of complications due to a recent diagnosis of DVT and PE. He wanted to admit me to the hospital for an emergency hysterectomy but my pr...(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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