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Hysterectomy Resources for Myrtle Beach, SC
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Myrtle Beach, 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 Myrtle Beach, SC - Find More Doctors
|Rosalind Jackson, M.D.
4000 MiamisburgCenterville RD
Miamisburg OH 45342
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Myrtle Beach, SC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Grand Strand Regional Medical Center
809 82nd Pkwy
Myrtle Beach SC 29572
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
| ||Dode Nobia WASHINGTON MD.|
Myrtle Beach, SC
Suggestion by Cathy :
"Dr Washington is absolutely amazing. i got pregnant at 18 and she was my original dr. She always made me feel totally comfortable especially since i have never been to the gyno before. When she left t...(Read More)
| ||Amy Lynn KING MD.|
Myrtle Beach, SC
Suggestion by Andrea Taylor :
"Very caring. Very concerned about your well being. She preformed my hysterectomy....(Read More)
| ||William PLYLER MD.|
West Columbia, SC
Suggestion by Deneen :
"Dr. Plyler has been my doctor for 19 years and when I initially started having problems he suggested a hyster; however I was adamant that I did not want one. He and I had numerous discussions about...(Read More)
| ||Chyrel East STONER MD.|
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)
| ||Adrienne ELLIS MD.|
Suggestion by Connie McCall :
"Dr Ellis is the sweetest woman. She is a christian which is a good start as well as taking time to address all my concerns from the very first meeting forward. At my first visit she talked to me about...(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)
| ||Julie Anne REED MD.|
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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