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Hysterectomy Resources for Sioux Falls, SD
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Sioux Falls, SD, 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 Sioux Falls, SD - Find More Doctors
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Sioux Falls, SD - Find Hospitals in other Locations
800 E 21st St
Sioux Falls SD 57105
|Sanford USD Medical Center
1100 S Euclid Ave
Sioux Falls SD 57117
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
| ||Dean Loren MADISON MD.|
Sioux Falls, SD
Suggestion by Jennifer B. :
"I had been stuggling with pain from the moment I delivered my fourth child in Januray of 2006. It was Dr. Madison who finally discovered where my pain was coming from and why it was happening. I had...(Read More)
| ||Jane GAETZE MD.|
Sioux Falls, SD
Suggestion by Vickie :
"Dr. Jane Gaetze is an OB/GYN. I have been a patient of hers since the late 80's. She is extremely knowledgablekindconsideratecaringand will always go above and beyond the call of duty to provide t...(Read More)
| ||Christine Ann STEHLY MD.|
Suggestion by deb :
"She found a birth defect with my first test. i had problems for 40 some years. she helped my two daughtes with different problems also. She is not the best bed side manor doctor but she tell you sh...(Read More)
| ||Michael Norton BECKER MD.|
Suggestion by Bebe :
"This doctor saved me from a hysterectomy. Originally I was seeing my usual doctor and was having some bleeding and cramping problems. He had a cat scan done which showed that I had an abnormal uteru...(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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