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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Tualatin, 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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|Legacy Meridian Park Hospital
19300 SW 65th Ave
Tualatin OR 97062
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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:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||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)
|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)
| ||Alison LYNCH-MILLER MD.|
Suggestion by Ginger :
"I had an LSH hysterectomy oopherectomy on September 8 2008. Dr. Lynch-Miller was outstanding. She was very caring and listened to me and my needs. Highly recommended....(Read More)
| ||Daniel Alan TOMLINSON MD.|
Suggestion by Shaylee S :
"He is an amazing doctor.. He has a heart and actually cares for his patients. He is honest and forth coming. I have had this man fix me when I have had no other hope. He is a professional in all ways...(Read More)
| ||Tamara Clark MEDLEY MD.|
Grants Pass, OR
Suggestion by Leanne B. :
"Hello This is the doctor I was referred to when I was going through with my monthy cycles or lack of them.She is also the doctore who did my hyst. She is kind attentive understanding and she know...(Read More)
| ||Harriet Russell STOSUR MD.|
Suggestion by DW :
"Dr. Stosur is a very caring and knowledgeable practitioner and surgeon. She is a good listener and doesn't push her agenda on her patients. Before my surgery she answered every (around 20) question th...(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)
| ||Tina SCHAPPER MD.|
Suggestion by Christine S. :
"Patient great listener and explains EVERYTHING very clearly. Has a sence of humor (very important) and genuinely cares about her patients. Also worked very well with my husband during my proceedures....(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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