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Hysterectomy Resources for Eugene, OR
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Eugene, OR, 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 Eugene, OR - Find More Doctors
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
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Hospitals in or near Eugene, OR - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Sacred Heart Medical Center - Eugene
1255 Hilyard St
Eugene OR 97401
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
| ||Cristin Jane BABCOCK MD.|
Suggestion by Judy S :
"She is topnotch!! Not only is she brilliant and knowledgeable she takes time with her patients to make sure we understand what's going on with our own bodies. She has an incredible memory for perso...(Read More)
| ||Julie Ann HAUGEN MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa Murphree :
"I had this doctor for my hysterectomy and she was awesome! She even called me after I got home to see how I was doing. I have NEVER had a doctor do that before. She's the greatest and I would recom...(Read More)
| ||Jessica FRIEDMAN MD.|
Suggestion by SassyJane :
"Dr Friedman has only been my OB/GYN for 3 years but during that time she has treated me in a friendly professional manner. She's always taken my concerns seriously offering support and professional...(Read More)
| ||Melissa Dawn EDWARDS MD.|
Suggestion by Happy :
"She takes her time and follows through. She does not make you feel like she is there to get you in and out as fast as she can. She keeps with it and asks questions to get to the bottom of what ails...(Read More)
| ||Martha May REILLY MD.|
Suggestion by KAJE :
"She worked w me for a very long time & dealt w other issues besides my physical symptoms-illnesses....(Read More)
| ||Kimberly Ann BOCK MD.|
Suggestion by sherry :
"Dr. Bock is very kind and friendly. She takes time to listen is pleasant and is respectful of the patient's interests over her own. She stays up to date with changes in practice and works well with...(Read More)
| ||Tamara Ann STENSHOEL MD.|
Suggestion by Deborah :
"I found her to be very involved in her patients. She also had a complete hysterectomy so she knew where I was coming from. She was able to relate to my concerns and questions. I was relieved that she...(Read More)
| ||Tina SCHAPPER MD.|
Suggestion by Christine S. :
"Patient great listener and explains EVERYTHING very clearly. Has a sence of humor (very important) and genuinely cares about her patients. Also worked very well with my husband during my proceedures....(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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