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Hysterectomy Resources for Knoxville, TN
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Knoxville, 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 Knoxville, TN - Find More Doctors
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Knoxville, TN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center
9352 Park West Blvd
Knoxville TN 37923
|University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville TN 37920
|St. Mary's Health System
900 E Oak Hill Ave
Knoxville TN 37917
|Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
1901 Clinch Ave SW
Knoxville TN 37916
|Mercy Medical Center West (formally Baptist Hospital West)
10820 Parkside Drive
Knoxville TN 37934
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
| ||Jeffery DELL MD.|
Suggestion by L. Thomas :
"Jeffery Dell is a urogynecologist that specializes in pelvic disorders and is especially interested in treating Interstitial cystitis. He is continually involved in ongoing reasearch. He is a sought...(Read More)
| ||Gregory Lyle GLOVER MD.|
Suggestion by JGurley :
"Dr. Glover is a very caring and concerned gynocologist. He has a great attitude and is very prompt in returning phone calls and answering questions....(Read More)
| ||Marlyn Ann LEISY MD.|
Suggestion by Cassie :
"I have been a patient of Dr. Leisy's Since my first misscarriage in 1996. SInce then I fully give her credit for getting me through the birth of 2 children and 1 more misscarriage. Most recently she h...(Read More)
| ||L Ellen MOFFAT MD.|
Suggestion by Kelli Houser :
"I love Dr Moffat! She is very understanding and will listen to you as a patient and is willing to do what it takes to help you feel better. Dr. Moffat is young cheerful and up to date on the newest...(Read More)
| ||George Wilson VICK MD.|
Suggestion by katie :
"He is a wondeful doc he is a christin man and he cares for his patients. He makes you feel like your someone he takes his time with you....(Read More)
| ||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)
| ||Roy Cox BROADY MD.|
Suggestion by spshlkayrn :
"Very personable. Gives complete explanations based on your expectations.Carefully goes over different possibilities for treatment....(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)
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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