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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
James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Suite 109
Binghamton NY 13905
607-770-7074
Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Clinic Suite
Plano TX 75093
469-999-4519

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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

 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)"


 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)"


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)"


 Mitchell John STRAUSS MD.
Seaside, OR
Suggestion by Stephanie J : "I started seeing Dr. Strauss in 2006. He is so funny and nice and very easy to talk to about our womanlly issues with. I had been searching for a reason for all of my abdominal pain and he found it...(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)"


 Geoffry GILL MD.
OR
Suggestion by Melissa : "Dr. Gill is an amazing gynecologist! I don't know where I'd be without him. I had been suffering from endometriosis for many years. I saw 4 different OBGYNs and had multiple surgeries including...(Read More)"


 Robert Duane DYSON MD.
Portland, OR
Suggestion by ladydeb : "Great Doctor...(Read More)"


 Lisa Kristina JOHNSON MD.
Portland, OR
Suggestion by Kathy : "My GP recommended that I see Dr. Johnson last summer. I was instantly impressed. She has a very laid back demeanor so I felt comfortable right away. She wanted to run a second ultrasound on me...(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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» Anyone else from Oregon? - Posted by TeresaC
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