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Hysterectomy Resources for Germantown, TN
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Germantown, 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 Germantown, TN - Find More Doctors
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
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Hospitals in or near Germantown, TN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare-Germantown Hospital
7691 Poplar Ave
Germantown TN 38138
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
| ||Thomas Lynn GRAY MD.|
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)
| ||Larry Michael FIELDS MD.|
Suggestion by Karen :
"Dr. Fields is the only OB/GYN in Knoxville performing the da Vinci robotic surgery for gyn issues. His record is fantastic and he has great bedside manner! He will be performing the daVinci robotic...(Read More)
| ||Catherine Lynn SCRUGGS MD.|
Suggestion by pam :
"Dr. Scruggs was very helpful with information before and after my surgery. She was very caring and had a calming bedside matter. She has taken care of not only my GYN concerns but also my sister and...(Read More)
| ||Eric DEFREITAS MD.|
Suggestion by Emily M. :
"Doctor Defreitas is a great doctor. He takes time to listen to my concerns and treats his patients with the same care he would his own wife. He performed my hysterectomy 5 months ago. I had numerous...(Read More)
| ||Susan Ann MURRMANN MD.|
Suggestion by Katt :
"Excellent OB/GYN who also specializes in laparoscopic minimally invasive procedures! She is my doctor and performed a subtotal hysterectomy w/removal of left tube and ovary laparoscopically. Was very...(Read More)
| ||Frank PIERCE MD.|
Suggestion by debi :
"First and formost is he is a Christion his bed side mannor is careing and kindness.Dosnt come in and take over he makes you a part of your own carelistens to what you have to say .he also tryes to s...(Read More)
| ||Clyde Cleveland WATERS MD.|
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.|
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)
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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