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Hysterectomy Resources for Tualatin, OR
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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Doctors in or near Tualatin, OR - Find More Doctors
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Paul MacKoul, M.D.
3206 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville MD 20852
|Rosalind Jackson, M.D.
4000 MiamisburgCenterville RD
Miamisburg OH 45342
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Tualatin, OR - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Legacy Meridian Park Hospital
19300 SW 65th Ave
Tualatin OR 97062
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
| ||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)
| ||Jonathan Lorenzo LARSEN MD.|
Suggestion by Brandee S :
"Dr Larsen is Amaizing. He spends more than the usual 15 min he will stay and listen to everything you want to say or ask.He will try anything you suggest and has the kindest most gentle bed side man...(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)
| ||Mark Calvin ROWLEY MD.|
Suggestion by susan reeves :
"dr. rowley has been my doctor for 20 plus years he has done 2 surgeries on me he is the kind of doctor who will listen to your concerns and not rush you out the door his whole staff is A plus always...(Read More)
| ||Patricia J WINN MD.|
Suggestion by Renee Struthers-Hogge :
"After years of problems with what turned out to be endometriosis Dr. Winn guided me through the process of diagnosis and treatment and I had a very successful hysterectomy experience. All the decis...(Read More)
| ||Deani Kay IVERSEN MD.|
Suggestion by Janice :
"After seeing two other doctors having two surgeries & hormone therapy that did not solve the problem I was having I found Dr. Iversen. She performed my vaginal hysterectomy which was needed to cure...(Read More)
| ||Colleen MCCORMICK MD.|
Suggestion by Christie :
"I was referred by my Colorectal Surgeon to this doctor. I have extensive abdominal surgery history and he wanted me to see a GYN/Oncologist for my hysterectomy and salpingophorectomy because the...(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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