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Hysterectomy Resources for Davidson, TN
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Davidson, 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 Davidson, TN - Find More Doctors
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
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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 BROWN MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa :
"Dr Brown took the time to set down and really listen to my problems and carefully went over an individualized plan just for me. He took the time to answer all my questions. He also took the time to...(Read More)
| ||Janet Lee DITTUS MD.|
Suggestion by Debbie Shoulders :
"Dr. Dittus practices medicine the way she would like to be treated. She uses her own background as a reference for recommendations. You feel that she knows exactly what she is saying because "she has...(Read More)
| ||Susan Eades MACKEY MD.|
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)
| ||Robert Allen SHEARER MD.|
Suggestion by Dania Vernali :
"I recommend Dr Shearer highly. He has been my Dr. for about 25 years. He keeps up with all the latest in the medical world. He saw me through many changes in my life. He was kind and helpful when...(Read More)
| ||Sabrina Lee COLLINS MD.|
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)
| ||Karen Sue HIMEBAUGH MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa White :
"If you are looking for a doctor that is very knowledgeable and personable Dr. Himebaugh is your doctor. She has the ability to connect with her patients in a way that makes them feel comfortable and c...(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)
| ||Kimberly Wilder COLLINS MD.|
Suggestion by Tamara T :
"Wonderful service from Dr. Collins and her staff. She is quick to get to the source of the problem and get it resolved....(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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