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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.
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Doctors in or near Spartanburg, SC - Find More Doctors
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
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Hospitals in or near Spartanburg, SC - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
101 E Wood St
Spartanburg SC 29303
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
| ||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)
| ||Kimberly Sue HOLLOWAY MD.|
Suggestion by Gena Myers :
"Kim did my hysterectomy. She is an excellent physician as well as a caring and considerate person....(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
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.
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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