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Hysterectomy Resources for Beaufort, SC
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Beaufort, 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 Beaufort, SC - Find More Doctors
|Quanita Crable, M.D.
8160 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas TX 75231
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Beaufort, SC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Beaufort Memorial Hospital
955 Ribaut Rd
Beaufort SC 29902
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
| ||Cecil QUATTLEBAUM MD.|
Suggestion by Leslie D :
"I moved here from Florida where I had the same ob/gyn for 30 years. It was very difficult for me to find a "replacement" because I felt I had the best Dr. in the world. But Dr. Quattlebaum is absolut...(Read More)
| ||Karen Hill HALLMARK MD.|
Mount Pleasant, SC
Suggestion by S Irish :
"Dr. Hallmark delivered both of my children via c-section one unplanned the other planned. Both of them were very large babies with equally large heads requiring significant maneuvering and she took...(Read More)
| ||Mary Teresa JOSEPH MD.|
Suggestion by Lynette H. :
"Dr. Joseph is a very caring skilled and thorough physician. This doctor will share her concern and will do whatever is medically necessary to solve a problem. She is wonderful....(Read More)
| ||William S REVELL MD.|
Rock Hill, SC
Suggestion by Pia :
"I went to see Dr. Revell based on the experiences several of my friends had had with him. It was probably the best decisoin I made all year. Not only is Dr. Revell a great physician he has such a gen...(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)
| ||Bert HUTCHINSON MD.|
Suggestion by Elaine Means :
"After dealing with pain for 7 years and seeing doctor after doctor all over the country I finally found the best.DR Hutchinson. He has taken the time to get to know me as a person and to find out what...(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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