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Hysterectomy Resources for Springfield, OR
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Springfield, 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 Springfield, OR - Find More Doctors
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
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Springfield OR 97477
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
| ||Zena Ione MONJI MD.|
Suggestion by Michelle :
"She's fabulous! I have never had surgery before so going in I had no idea what to even ask. She is so compassionate understanding fabulous bedside manner and explains all you need to know about pr...(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)
| ||Audery GARRETT MD.|
Suggestion by nancy :
"'She is a fantastic Dr. who is patient loving and extremely skilled at her profession..She makes you feel like you are her only patient and covers all information and questions you may have. She is...(Read More)
| ||Kevin Il NAHM MD.|
Suggestion by Amy R :
"I saw him for my first pregnancy but then moved away. When I encountered some issues after moving back to the area he was the only person I trusted to take care of me. He listened to my concerns and...(Read More)
| ||Chong Chong CHANG MD.|
Suggestion by Lynne :
"Gynecology only not obstetrics. Dr Chang has a wonderful manner and is excellent at putting patients (young old or in the middle) at ease during what could be embarrassing exams. He is gentle but y...(Read More)
| ||Geoffry GILL MD.|
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)
| ||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)
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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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