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Hysterectomy Resources for Chattanooga, TN

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Chattanooga, TN, 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 Chattanooga, TN - Find More Doctors
Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Suite 435
Leesburg VA 20176
703.858.5599
Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
651-600-3035
Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
4043554885
Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
8135712777
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Suite 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Ste 205
Anchorage AK 99508
9072724443
Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
727-540-0414

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Chattanooga, TN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
East Ridge Hospital
941 Spring Creek Rd
Chattanooga TN 37412
Parkridge Medical Center
2333 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga TN 37404
Memorial Health Care System
2525 De Sales Ave
Chattanooga TN 37404
Erlanger Medical Center
975 E 3rd St
Chattanooga TN 37403

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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

 Clyde Cleveland WATERS MD.
Chattanooga, TN
Suggestion by holly vasquez : "He is a very good Dr. i would recommend him to anyone that needed a Dr. in his feild he was my dr wheni was pregnant with my last child and he is the one that done my hysterectomy i love him so if you...(Read More)"


 Kent Danl CHILDS MD.
Chattanooga, TN
Suggestion by Nina Detweiler : "Dr. Childs is the best OB/GYN that you can find in the Chattanooga Tn and surrounding areas. He is up to date in his medical field. He never forgets that you are human and that you have feelings. He...(Read More)"


 Kathleen C MITCHELL MD.
Chattanooga, TN
Suggestion by ramona wattenbarger : "She is a very good doctor. and she really listens to you. and she always makes time to talk to you....(Read More)"


 Lane Brooks GRIGGS MD.
Chattanooga, TN
Suggestion by Monica : "After going through some female issues I finally looked for some answers and was lucky enough to find Dr. Griggs. When meeting Dr. Griggs he takes you into his personal office and speaks with you f...(Read More)"


 Sabrina Lee COLLINS MD.
Chattanooga, TN
Suggestion by 80sfan : "I recommed this wonderful Doctor. Dr. Collins helped me during a rough time with endomtriosis and other female problems. I had Lavh hysterectomy and she did a super job. I feel great. Any lady with a...(Read More)"


 Yolanda MCGRIFF MD.
TN
Suggestion by Jeannie N : "Dr. McGriff has always been very professional and answers all my questions. She is very friendly and has a phenomenal bedside manner. I came to her after having all of my children but she has been...(Read More)"


 Thomas David GREENWELL MD.
Memphis, TN
Suggestion by Amanda R : "I have been his patient for 10 years now and he has been very kind and understanding. He will listen to your concerns and offer any advice needed. I only have to call his office and usually within 2 h...(Read More)"


 Laura J BISHOP MD.
Memphis, TN
Suggestion by Karen : "Dr. Laura Bishop is the best OB/GYN I've ever had. She is very caring and listens to all my questions and concerns. Her no bull attitude is really refreshing - this lady will not "blow smoke up your b...(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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