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Hysterectomy Resources for Clarksville, TN
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Clarksville, 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.
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Doctors in or near Clarksville, TN - Find More Doctors
|Terry Grogg, M.D.
4461 S Broadway Suite 200
Grove City OH 43123
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Quanita Crable, M.D.
8160 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas TX 75231
|Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Paul MacKoul, M.D.
3206 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville MD 20852
|Donna Chester, M.D.
2841 Debarr Rd
Anchorage AK 99508
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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
| ||Jeffrey Van ANDERSON MD.|
Suggestion by Valerie Florez :
"I was having problems with my period and he took the time to listen to me. We tried different options until he mentioned that I would benefit having a Supracervical Hysterectomy. That was the best d...(Read More)
| ||Kimberly SAWYER MD.|
Suggestion by Toni :
"Let me introduce you to my doctor - Dr Kim. She is very patient with her patients and explains everything so that YOU understand. I have recommended her to anyone I hear that is looking for an OB/GY...(Read More)
| ||William MCINTOSH MD.|
Suggestion by Christina K :
"When you first meet Dr Mac you may be a little shocked at his size. If you saw him in public you definately wouldn't expect him to be a Dr. He's delivered both of my cousins so he was referred to me....(Read More)
| ||Howard HERRELL MD.|
Suggestion by Angela D :
"Dr Herrell and his office staff (not to mention the interns) at ETSU OB/GYN were awesome! I had alot of post op complications but they were patient sympathetic and very helpful in my healing process...(Read More)
| ||Diane M LONG MD.|
Suggestion by Babsett :
"For years I have had problems with Fibroids and other things. Every time I got to Dr. Long she always makes you feel comfortable and she has a great bedside manner. Even though you may be in alot of p...(Read More)
| ||Michael C DOODY MD.|
Suggestion by Val :
"He has an excellent bedside manner and he really cares about you! He has been my doctor for 7 years and I have never had a problem with him or his staff all very friendly!...(Read More)
| ||Lane Brooks GRIGGS MD.|
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)
| ||Michael Clay GOOD MD.|
Mc Minnville, TN
Suggestion by nakia c :
"I have had female forever seen a million doctors and no even tried to give me a better quality of life. I felt very informed never rushed. Like he and his staff really cared....(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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