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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
Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
260-969-5530
Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
617-732-4222
Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
651-600-3035
Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Suite 300
Noblesville IN 46060
317-774-1200
Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
Suite 205
North Chelmsford MA 01863
978-459-8300
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747

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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)"


 Harriet Russell STOSUR MD.
Portland, OR
Suggestion by DW : "Dr. Stosur is a very caring and knowledgeable practitioner and surgeon. She is a good listener and doesn't push her agenda on her patients. Before my surgery she answered every (around 20) question th...(Read More)"


 Jessica FRIEDMAN MD.
Eugene, OR
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)"


 Martha Frances GOETSCH MD.
Portland, OR
Suggestion by Janice Mancuso : "One of the best medical partners I have ever had. Recomended to all women who want to work with their physician on what's best for them. I can not say enough about her. Strong in all areas clinic...(Read More)"


 Angela Blanche KEATING MD.
Portland, OR
Suggestion by Heather : "*Dr. Keating is the most respectful and educational medical doctor I have ever seen. *Dr. Keating informs her patients of not only her opinion but all options and encourages research. *Dr. Keati...(Read More)"


 Cristin Jane BABCOCK MD.
Eugene, OR
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)"


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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Latest Discussions from the HysterSisters OR forum :

» A First Post-surgery sooon! - Posted by Lois C.
» A New Oregonian - Posted by OregonLover
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» Any Gyn you liked in Portland, OR? - Posted by Oak8360
» Any Oregonians ? - Posted by Warrior4Life
» Anybody else near Hillsboro, Oregon? - Posted by Beauty4Ashes
» Anyone else from Oregon? - Posted by TeresaC
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