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Hysterectomy Resources for Salem, OR

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Salem, 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 Salem, OR - Find More Doctors
Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
940-591-6700
Francisco Garcini, M.D.
1870 Silver Cross Blvd
Suite 210
New Lenox IL 60451
815-463-3000
Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
(407) 303-4573
Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
(470) 312-3696
Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
260-969-5530
Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Suite 30
Louisville KY 40207
502-891-8700
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552
Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Suite 435
Leesburg VA 20176
703.858.5599
Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
727-540-0414

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Hospitals in or near Salem, OR - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Salem Hospital
665 Winter St SE
Salem OR 97301

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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

 Frederick Herman FRANK MD.
Salem, OR
Suggestion by Kimberly : "Dr. Frank performed my hysterectomy and he saved my life. He caught a cancer that would have spread very quickly if he had not acted so promptly. He's one of those rare doctors who will call you at...(Read More)"


 Elizebeth Rose HARMON MD.
Salem, OR
Suggestion by Suzanne Kuhns : "Dr. Harmon is an excellent doctor. She has a large practice and is often very busy. But when she is with you she is totally focused on what your problem is and what she is doing. Her clinic is als...(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)"


 Julie Ann HAUGEN MD.
Eugene, OR
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)"


 Jess W HICKERSON MD.
Corvallis, OR
Suggestion by Karen : "This doctor saved my life and helped me gain control over a situation that had plagued me for many years. I had consulted with many gynecologists over a 10 year period to perform a hysterectomy on my...(Read More)"


 Julie Takeuchi CRAWFORD MD.
Portland, OR
Suggestion by Marci : "She is a wonderful Dr. Very compassionate and knowledgable....(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)"


 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)"


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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