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Hysterectomy Resources for Charleston, SC

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Charleston, 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 Charleston, SC - Find More Doctors
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
(855) 75-OBGYN
Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Suite C
Ridgewood NJ 07450
2019577220
David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Suite 300
Noblesville IN 46060
317-774-1200
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606
Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Ste 205
Anchorage AK 99508
9072724443
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552
Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Suite 435
Leesburg VA 20176
703.858.5599

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Charleston, SC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Trident Medical Center
9330 Medical Plaza Dr
Charleston SC 29406
Roper Hospital
316 Calhoun St
Charleston SC 29401
Medical Univ of S. Carolina
171 Ashley Ave
Charleston SC 29425

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Ask A Doctor

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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Mary Teresa JOSEPH MD.
Charleston, SC
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)"


 Lynn Wimbish CRYMES MD.
Charleston, SC
Suggestion by Angela B : "I am new to the Charleston area a few months ago and went looking for a female OB/GYN to go to for my yearly visit and CA125 test. I found Dr. Crymes by chance and she has been amazing! I really fee...(Read More)"


 Laura WILSON MD.
Charleston, SC
Suggestion by Dana Alverson : "I had never had a female OB/GYN before. This doctor has the best bedside manner takes time to talk to you and really does care!!!! I've had to have a colposcopy done and she made something frighten...(Read More)"


 Edward HUGGINS MD.
Charleston, SC
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)"


 Ashley Beasley BENSON MD.
Spartanburg, SC
Suggestion by Mary G. : "Dr Benson has been my gynecologist for approximately 10 ten years. She has monitored a uterine fibroid for the past four years. She is compassionate and sincere. When I was ready to do something abou...(Read More)"


 Fazil MOHAMED MD.
Dillon, SC
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)"


 Roger Huntington GOWER MD.
Greenville, SC
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)"


 Chyrel East STONER MD.
Greenville, SC
Suggestion by Pearlene : "Dr Stoner is a very comforting and open to her patients. She listens to you and shares her personal thoughts with you. You will not only feel like her patient but also like you are her friend. She has...(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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