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Hysterectomy Resources for Cookeville, TN

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Cookeville, 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 Cookeville, TN - Find More Doctors
Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
770-913-0001
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
469-800-2240
David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Suite 300
Noblesville IN 46060
317-774-1200
Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
260-969-5530
Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Clinic Suite
Plano TX 75093
469-999-4519
Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
4043554885

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Cookeville, TN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Cookeville Regional Medical Center
1 Medical Center Boulevard
Cookeville TN 38501

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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

 Bert E GEER DO.
Cookeville, TN
Suggestion by Karen : "When I first met Dr. Geer I was at the end of my rope (9 previous surgeries for endometriosis and 3 cysts removed already). I knew I needed a hysterectomy but I am 39 years old and have never been m...(Read More)"


 Michael Stephen PIPPIN MD.
Cookeville, TN
Suggestion by Sharon A : "Caring kind comforting and concerned from the first visit. An excellent diagnostician and surgeon. Professional but has an excellent sense of humor. In this community he has a large and vocal "fan...(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)"


 Susan Eades MACKEY MD.
Nashville, TN
Suggestion by Wendie Mudd : "I've been seeing Dr. Mackey since 2004 when I was pregnant with my son. I have a little bit of white-coat paranoia and she has been nothing but soothing and calming. She has two children of her own s...(Read More)"


 Craig MYERS MD.
Knoxville, TN
Suggestion by Shashi : "Dr. Myers is a great doctor. Very caring and considerate of his patients and easy to talk to as well....(Read More)"


 David John SOLL MD.
Jackson, TN
Suggestion by Michelle B : "Dr. Soll has been my doctor for about 7 years. He is associated with a clinic of many doctors but I try to see him any chance I can. He has delivered 2 of my babies removed my right ovary that had a...(Read More)"


 Susan Elaine WEBB MD.
Knoxville, TN
Suggestion by Sarah H : "Dr. Webb is a great GYN! She is very knowledgable in her field and always listens to her patients. She will never tell you that the problem is all in your head or to tough it out like I have heard th...(Read More)"


 Thomas Lynn GRAY MD.
Memphis, TN
Suggestion by Carla : "Dr. Gray has delivered all 4 of our children. Although he has recently gotten out of the delivery business he is still an excellent doctor! He recently performed my hysterectomy and I cried as he pr...(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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