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Hysterectomy Resources for Jackson, TN
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Jackson, 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 Jackson, TN - Find More Doctors
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
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Hospitals in or near Jackson, TN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Jackson-Madison County General Hospital
708 W Forest
Jackson TN 38301
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
| ||David John SOLL MD.|
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)
| ||Donald Allen WILSON MD.|
Suggestion by finelyfreein03 :
"He is a very concerned sincere Christian man. I have been his patient for about 18 years now and he has treated me for endometriosis infertility as well as performed my TAH/BSO. He is wonderful....(Read More)
| ||Robert Danl SAUNDERS MD.|
Suggestion by penny robinson :
"Dr. Saunders was and is the BEST doctor around. Not only is he very patient he is caring and very informative. I can talk to him about any and everything and is skill is above and beyond....(Read More)
| ||Karen Fisher DAVIS MD.|
Suggestion by Dee Toney :
"Dr. Davis is my hero. For years I suffered the pain of endo. and other doctors that I had seen for it didn't seem to think that it needed to be addressed. After the first visit with her she remarked...(Read More)
| ||Barbara Hartkop NYLANDER MD.|
Suggestion by Myra W :
"Dr Nylander is an exceptional physician. As a lesbian it can be difficult finding a doctor for whom that is not an issue. But Dr. Nylander is wonderful she talks to both of us as a couple not as a p...(Read More)
| ||Theodore T TSALTAS MD.|
Suggestion by Neoma :
"Dr. Tsaltas delivered all 3 of my children and most recently performed my hysterectomy. He is experienced and trustworthy. He always explained everything very well and made sure I had no questions l...(Read More)
| ||Darrington P ALTENBERN MD.|
Suggestion by antamyers :
"He is awesome! He took my case when I was already 7 months pregnant with my oldest becase the doctor I had at the time would not treat my bladder infection. Luckily his brother wa a Urologist so when...(Read More)
| ||Jiunn Hour HO MD.|
Suggestion by Jenny :
"Dr. Ho is very gentle and very thorough. He listens to what you have to say and he explains everything in detail....(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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