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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
|Terry Grogg, M.D.
4461 S Broadway Suite 200
Grove City OH 43123
|Paul MacKoul, M.D.
3206 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville MD 20852
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
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Hospitals in or near Springfield, OR - Find Hospitals in other Locations
1460 G St
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)
| ||Tamara Ann STENSHOEL MD.|
Suggestion by Deborah :
"I found her to be very involved in her patients. She also had a complete hysterectomy so she knew where I was coming from. She was able to relate to my concerns and questions. I was relieved that she...(Read More)
| ||Sandra A COLLIS DO.|
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)
| ||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)
| ||Paul B DASKALOS DO.|
Suggestion by Katrina K :
"Dr. Daskalos was very personable. He listened to my concerns and didn't "shoo" me away as other doctors had before. My pain was real and there was something wrong in which Dr. Daskalos immediatly re...(Read More)
| ||Lanita Carol WITT MD.|
Suggestion by Sue W :
"Dr. Witt has given personal individualized care to me for GYN problems surgery and follow-up. She has always spent the time to explain everything answer questions and listen to my questions and...(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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