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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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Beaufort, SC - Find More Doctors
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
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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
| ||Tamela KELLER MD.|
Suggestion by Lori Graham :
"When I was new to the area Dr. Keller was recommended to me by a coworker. She is the best OB/GYN I have ever been to. She takes the time to really listen to your concerns and does not just brush th...(Read More)
| ||James Walter STANDS MD.|
Suggestion by Linda Taylor :
"Dr Stands is the most friendly comforting trustworthy OBGYN that I've ever been to! He has been my doctor since 1990 and has taken care of all my "female" troubles. I wish all my other doctors wer...(Read More)
| ||Tiffany L RHODES MD.|
Suggestion by Jessica H. :
"Dr. Rhodes is a pleasure to have as my gynecologist. She is always very pleasant and cheerful when I visit her. She has performed two surgeries for me and was very informative and nurturing pre-oper...(Read More)
| ||Kathryn Lohr MOORE MD.|
Suggestion by vingaro :
"Dr. Moore is very professional experienced and offers sound advice. She is quick to offer help and provide solutions. She's a great listener. Both my husband and I are very happy with her and wish...(Read More)
| ||Herbert Randall SQUIRES MD.|
Suggestion by Karyn G :
"Dr. Squires is a very thorough attentive and caring professional. I have been his patient for over 12 years and he has helped me through several health issues including maintaining my breast healt...(Read More)
| ||Fazil MOHAMED MD.|
Suggestion by Loretta Leonard :
"He is a very compassionate doctor. He makes you feel like you are best friends from the very first visit. I feel as if I can talk to him about any and everything. His bedside manners are exceptionally...(Read More)
| ||R. Edward LATTIMORE MD.|
Suggestion by Tara Wicker :
"This MD did not know me I had never been a pt of his practice but he did not heistate in seeing me after getting a poor report from the pap smear my GP did for me. This man is probably the most comp...(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)
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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