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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
Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
4043554885
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
(855) 75-OBGYN
Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
(407) 303-4573
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
2129881444
Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Suite C
Ridgewood NJ 07450
2019577220
Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
717-531-6447
Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673

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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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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

 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)"


 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)"


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)"


 Patricia J WINN MD.
Pendleton, OR
Suggestion by Renee Struthers-Hogge : "After years of problems with what turned out to be endometriosis Dr. Winn guided me through the process of diagnosis and treatment and I had a very successful hysterectomy experience. All the decis...(Read More)"


 John Anthony MURPHY MD.
Bend, OR
Suggestion by Terri : "Dr. Murphy is one of the kindest caring doctor's I have ever known. He performed my hysterectomy and everything went perfect. Dr. Murphy remembers things about your family hobbies etc. and always a...(Read More)"


 Philippa J RIBBINK MD.
Portland, OR
Suggestion by KC : "This was a Dr who really listened to my health problem & tried other ways before surgery to help. Surgery was easy & recovery was too! She listened to all my concerns & didn't have any problems with...(Read More)"


 Catherine YORK MD.
OR
Suggestion by Tina : "Dr. York is a highly intelligent woman who speaks to her patients on their mentality level. Many times I have brought questions to her regarding conditions that I have researched and she has taken wha...(Read More)"


 Kimberly Ann BOCK MD.
Eugene, OR
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)"


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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