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Hysterectomy Resources for Gresham, OR

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Gresham, 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 Gresham, OR - Find More Doctors
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Suite 276
Atlanta GA 30342
4042558778
Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
(407) 303-4573
Donna Chester, M.D.
2841 Debarr Rd
Ste.37
Anchorage AK 99508
907-279-2229
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700
Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
916-486-0411
Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
940 591-6700
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
828-670-5665

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Gresham, OR - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center
24800 SE Stark St
Gresham OR 97030

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Ask A Doctor

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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Alvin Kenji NAKAMURA MD.
Gresham, OR
Suggestion by Kristin : "Dr. Nakamura has delivered both of my children both of which resulted in emergency/unplanned deliveries. He is friendly and makes you feel like he cares remembering your issues from one appointment...(Read More)"


 Sandra A COLLIS DO.
Gresham, OR
Suggestion by Anjie : "I have been seeing Dr. Collis for about 10 yrs. I have been with the clinic where she works since 1992. Even when I lived out of State I would schedule my needed visits when I was back home visiting....(Read More)"


http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/2479-t1.jpg PhotoDaniel Henri LAURY MD.
Medford, OR
Suggestion by Amy R : "He delivered three of my children including my premature twins. He knew how scared I was when I was told that I needed to have an emergency c-section and they couldn't wait for my husband to get ther...(Read More)"


 Audery GARRETT MD.
OR
Suggestion by nancy : "'She is a fantastic Dr. who is patient loving and extremely skilled at her profession..She makes you feel like you are her only patient and covers all information and questions you may have. She is...(Read More)"


 Linda K FOX MD.
Corvallis, OR
Suggestion by Anneliese Ames : "Dr. Fox is one of the brightest and warmest doctors I have ever been under the care of! After being under another doctor's care for three years and not being listened to or treated I saw Linda. Wit...(Read More)"


 David Paul JOHNSON MD.
Portland, OR
Suggestion by Tina : "Dr Johnson is an amazing Dr. He did everything he could to keep me in the able to have a baby catigory. I am uninsured and he and his practice have really helped me out to make sure I received the car...(Read More)"


 John Barton NEELD MD.
McMinnville, OR
Suggestion by Jodi Rasar : "Dr. Neeld is a very caring and thorough doctor. He has listened to every little complaint I have and actually remembers things we've talked over the year before. If I need to speak with him personal...(Read More)"


 Alison LYNCH-MILLER MD.
OR
Suggestion by Ginger : "I had an LSH hysterectomy oopherectomy on September 8 2008. Dr. Lynch-Miller was outstanding. She was very caring and listened to me and my needs. Highly recommended....(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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