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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Murfreesboro, 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.
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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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|Middle Tennessee Medical Center
400 N Highland
Murfreesboro TN 37130
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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:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||Brian H DUNKELBERGER MD.|
Johnson City, TN
Suggestion by Kimberly Moore :
"I have seen this doctor for 16 years. This fall during a check-up he felt a tumor on my ovary. He sent me for ultrasounds and then we discussed my options. Since ovarian cancer runs in my family I...(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)
| ||Kimberly Ramsey BALLARD MD.|
Suggestion by janice brackett :
"Dr.Ballard is the sweetest doctor you will ever meet she is kind considerate and always explains what she is going to do she done my hysterctomy and my dand c i never had any problems or pain she is...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Anne F ANDERSON MD.|
Suggestion by Jilly :
"Dr. Anderson is very generous with her time. After I had some diagnostic tests off-site she wanted me to come in immediately and discuss the results. The waiting room was full when I arrived but Dr....(Read More)
| ||Kimberly SAWYER MD.|
Suggestion by Toni :
"Let me introduce you to my doctor - Dr Kim. She is very patient with her patients and explains everything so that YOU understand. I have recommended her to anyone I hear that is looking for an OB/GY...(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)
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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