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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
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552
Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
(407) 303-4573
Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Ste 205
Anchorage AK 99508
9072724443
Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
770-913-0001
Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
2129881444
James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Suite 109
Binghamton NY 13905
607-770-7074

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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

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Susan Elaine WEBB MD.
Knoxville, TN
Suggestion by Sarah H : "Dr. Webb is a great GYN! She is very knowledgable in her field and always listens to her patients. She will never tell you that the problem is all in your head or to tough it out like I have heard th...(Read More)"


 Gregory Lyle GLOVER MD.
Knoxville, TN
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)"


 Karen Sue HIMEBAUGH MD.
Knoxville, TN
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)"


 Roy Cox BROADY MD.
Knoxville, TN
Suggestion by spshlkayrn : "Very personable. Gives complete explanations based on your expectations.Carefully goes over different possibilities for treatment....(Read More)"


 Michael C DOODY MD.
Knoxville, TN
Suggestion by Val : "He has an excellent bedside manner and he really cares about you! He has been my doctor for 7 years and I have never had a problem with him or his staff all very friendly!...(Read More)"


 Theodore T TSALTAS MD.
Knoxville, TN
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)"


 George Wilson VICK MD.
Knoxville, TN
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.
Knoxville, TN
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)"


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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