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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.
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Doctors in or near Salem, OR - Find More Doctors
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
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665 Winter St SE
Salem OR 97301
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Articles
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:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||Frederick Herman FRANK MD.|
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.|
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)
|Daniel Henri LAURY MD.|
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)
| ||Sally Janine WENTROSS MD.|
Suggestion by Pony Rider :
"Dr Wentross has been wonderful from our first meeting on I have been sure I have found a great doctor. She took my problems seriously and did not give up before we found a solution. She calls me pers...(Read More)
| ||Linda K FOX MD.|
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)
| ||Mitchell John STRAUSS MD.|
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)
| ||George R WEGHORST MD.|
Suggestion by Stacey :
"This was the first surgery I could ever remember (had one other surgery when I was 4 weeks old). I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids and the only guarenteed way to permanently treat them was by hav...(Read More)
| ||Sarah SCHRAM MD.|
Suggestion by Mary Buttler :
"I recommend Dr. Schram for any OBGYN services. She's been my Dr for the last 3+ yrs for pregnancy & TVH. She has awesome bedside manner is very friendly and is very attentive and thorough....(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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