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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Anderson, SC, 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 Anderson, SC - Find More Doctors
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
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Hospitals in or near Anderson, SC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
800 N Fant St
Anderson SC 29621
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
| ||Thomas Willard HEPFER MD.|
Suggestion by Judyth W :
"Dr. Hepfer has been my ob/gyn for 10 years. He has delivered my babies and also treated me for regular GYN issues. Most recently he performed my TVH on June 16th 2008. I highly recommend him as a...(Read More)
| ||Roger Huntington GOWER MD.|
Suggestion by Vanessa Medlock :
"Dr. Gower has treated me since I was a seventeen year old with uncontrolled and unexplained bleeding. He was always very thorough testing everything until he found his answers. He delivered my oldes...(Read More)
| ||Frederick B THOMPSON MD.|
West Columbia, SC
Suggestion by Chasity Florence :
"I have been with Dr.T for over 8 years and he is absolutely wonderful! I have had 2 "high-risk" pregnancies and he did a wonderful job through all of that! I have had lots of problems from thyroid...(Read More)
| ||Edward HUGGINS MD.|
Suggestion by Rebecca :
"I would (and have) recommend Dr. Huggins to anyone in the Charleston area. He is extremely patient and supportive as is all of his office staff....(Read More)
| ||Chris JENNINGS MD.|
Suggestion by jessica burgess :
"I was sent to Dr. Jennings for my endometriosis. Upon meeting him for the first time he made me feel very comfortable and able to share the problems I was having. During my first visit he scheduled...(Read More)
| ||David Alan GODWIN MD.|
Suggestion by J Hoskinson :
"Dr. Godwin is part of a practice that I have been seeing since I was pregnant with my youngest son four years ago. Because of their policy you must see all the doctors in the practice while you are p...(Read More)
| ||Kelly Price RAINWATER MD.|
Suggestion by Kim :
"AMAZING!!!! Dr. Rainwater is wonderful. I have been going to her for close to 10 years. I drive over an hour and a half one way to see her (also did that with my pregnancies). She is a compassionat...(Read More)
| ||Jimmy Douglas PRICE MD.|
Suggestion by Lesa T :
"I have been Dr.J Price's patient for over 20 years. He saved my and my child's life when i went into pre mature labor years ago. Over the years I have learned to trust and respect Dr Price. He liste...(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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