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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
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Paul MacKoul, M.D.
3206 Tower Oaks Blvd, Suite 200
Rockville MD 20852
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
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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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Deana HARMON MD.|
Suggestion by Chrisite :
"Dr. Harmon listened to me and gave me all of my options when noone else would. She was very caring and sweet and answered any questions and concerns I had. She did a TLH on me including removing both...(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)
| ||Katherine SCRUGGS MD.|
Suggestion by Pam :
"Dr Scruggs is a very caring and compassionate doctor she made the surgery and recovery so much easier for me and was always available to answer my questions. She is truly a wonderful caring doctor....(Read More)
| ||Yolanda MCGRIFF MD.|
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)
| ||Charlotte S KEENE MD.|
Suggestion by Tammy M :
"I had severe problems with periods keeping in the bed half of the month. I felt like other Doctors didn't listen. Dr. Keene did. She didn't just stop with the ultrasound that looked ok. She did the l...(Read More)
| ||Jeffrey Taylor HINTON MD.|
Johnson City, TN
Suggestion by maryann :
"I highly recommend Dr. Hinton. He is a wonderful doctor. He treats my interstitial cystits and endometriosis. I have been to many doctors in my area and he seems to have the most knowledge about IC. H...(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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