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Hysterectomy Resources for Tulsa, OK
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Tulsa, 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 Tulsa, OK - Find More Doctors
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Tulsa, OK - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Oklahoma Surgical Hospital/Cancer Treatment Center of America at Tulsa
2408 E 81st St Ste 100
Tulsa OK 74137
|St. Francis Hospital
6161 S Yale Ave
Tulsa OK 74136
|St. John Medical Center
1923 S Utica Ave
Tulsa OK 74104
|Tulsa Spine and Specialty Hospital
6901 South Olympia Avenue
Tulsa OK 74132
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
| ||John Raymond THOMPSON MD.|
Suggestion by Adriane N. :
"Dr. Thompson was the first and only doctor to actually review my female problems schedule a lap and diagnose me with stage 4 endometriosis. His care compassion and dependability have been the savi...(Read More)
| ||Marsha Howerton ENGLES MD.|
Suggestion by Happy Women :
"Dr. Howerton is the real deal. It is such a blessing to know that I've chosen such a good doctor to be in charge of my health care. I feel like she listens to my questions and concerns and truly cares...(Read More)
| ||Daran Lane PARHAM MD.|
Suggestion by Kayla :
"AWESOME! Dr. Parham treated me through two somewhat complicated pregnancies. During the first one he treated and controlled the hyperemesis that caused me to loose 16 pounds in the 1st trimester....(Read More)
| ||Grant Richards COX MD.|
Suggestion by Kathy F :
"Dr. Grant Cox (OB/GYN) diagnosed my fibroid tumors treated me for anemia for three months and then performed my hysterectomy two weeks ago. I found him easy to talk to very professional kind an...(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)
| ||Tracey Lynn LAKIN MD.|
Suggestion by Jaime :
"As soon as I met Dr. Lakin I felt comfortable with her and her knowledge. I was having a lot of problems and ended up having a hysterectomy. I am so proud of her work her compassion and her bedside m...(Read More)
| ||Terry Lee ZANOVICH MD.|
Suggestion by Susan :
"He is a terrific doctor. He did a TAH on me on 9-2-08 and I'm thrilled at how it was done. My first visit he did all the tests to make sure a hysterectomy was what I needed. He made me feel ve...(Read More)
| ||John M BEAL DO.|
Suggestion by ginger65 :
"Spending Easter Sunday in the emergency room was not the first choice on my list of things to do for that day neither was receiving an emergency referral for a male doctor that I did not know. Havin...(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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