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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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Springfield, OR - Find More Doctors
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
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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)
| ||Jim Alan GOSEWEHR MD.|
Lake Oswego, OR
Suggestion by Terri :
"I had a total abdominal hysterectomy and am extremely overweight. I had a couple of doctors say they wouldn't do the surgery but Dr. Gosewehr took me on a patient did an excellent job has developed...(Read More)
| ||Cristin Jane BABCOCK MD.|
Suggestion by Judy S :
"She is topnotch!! Not only is she brilliant and knowledgeable she takes time with her patients to make sure we understand what's going on with our own bodies. She has an incredible memory for perso...(Read More)
| ||Martha May REILLY MD.|
Suggestion by KAJE :
"She worked w me for a very long time & dealt w other issues besides my physical symptoms-illnesses....(Read More)
| ||Robert Milton HARSANY MD.|
Suggestion by Dawn L. Beaty :
"Dr.Harsany has been in this business for over 33 years. The tests he performed to find out why I had the symptoms that I had were right on the money and he could have done them blind folded...he is...(Read More)
| ||Melissa Dawn EDWARDS MD.|
Suggestion by Happy :
"She takes her time and follows through. She does not make you feel like she is there to get you in and out as fast as she can. She keeps with it and asks questions to get to the bottom of what ails...(Read More)
| ||Lisa Kristina JOHNSON MD.|
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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