| Hysterectomy Resources for Spartanburg, SC |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Spartanburg, 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.
|Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
101 E Wood St
Spartanburg SC 29303
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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
| ||Ashley Beasley BENSON MD.|
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)
| ||Bang Nguyen GIEP MD.|
Suggestion by safire72 :
"I had two surgeries done and all of my follow-up check ups. Dr. Bang is a very nice doctor with good bedside manners. After I came out of surgery from having my hysterectomy I went to my room and t...(Read More)
| ||Edward HUGGINS MD.|
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)
| ||Charles Stephen BALE MD.|
Rock Hill, SC
Suggestion by Jam :
"I highly recommend Dr. Bale. As a patient I feel he gives his undivided attention to my particular case and takes as much time as is necessary to answer all questions/concerns I have. Also his surg...(Read More)
| ||Roger Huntington GOWER MD.|
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)
| ||Hugh Neal NORTHCUTT MD.|
Suggestion by Ann :
"Dr Northcutt did my hysterectomy in Nov of 2005. He is a very caring and gentle Doctor. I have been having female trouble for years and he was recommended by a friend of mine. He put me at ease and di...(Read More)
| ||Lynn Wimbish CRYMES MD.|
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)
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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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