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Hysterectomy Resources for Columbia, SC

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Columbia, 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 Columbia, SC - Find More Doctors
Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
(470) 312-3696
Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
(855) 75-OBGYN
Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
847-981-3698
James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Suite 109
Binghamton NY 13905
607-770-7074
Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
717-531-6447
Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Gatos CA 95032
408-358-2511
Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
4043554885
Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
9725667760
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Columbia, SC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Palmetto Baptist Medical Center
Taylor at Marion St
Columbia SC 29220
Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital
5 Richland Medical Park
Columbia SC 29203

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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

 Christopher T HUTCHINSON MD.
Columbia, SC
Suggestion by DARLENE : "I HAD VERY GOOD CARE WITH THIS DOCTOR HAD A HYSTERECTOMY AND WAS VERY PLEASED WITH ALL THE OUTCOMES ....(Read More)"


 Terry SMITH MD.
Columbia, SC
Suggestion by Shannon Forrest : "Dr. Smith is a wonderful man! He takes all the time in the world to work with his patients. He is a kind man with a great bedside mannor. He is very knowledgable....(Read More)"


 James Walter STANDS MD.
Columbia, SC
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)"


 John Harold MOORE MD.
Columbia, SC
Suggestion by Barbara R : "Excellent and Caring doctor! He spends time with his patients and always listens....(Read More)"


 Kathryn Lohr MOORE MD.
Columbia, SC
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)"


 Bert HUTCHINSON MD.
Columbia, SC
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)"


 Myles Donen DAVIS MD.
Columbia, SC
Suggestion by Dondee R : "You are the best doctor ever. Kepp doing what your doing...(Read More)"


 Julie Anne REED MD.
Hopkins, SC
Suggestion by Yvette Sheppard : "Dr. Julie Reed is very friendly and considerate. She listens to your every concern and answers all your questions. She takes her time with you and pays attention when you're talking with her. She h...(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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