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Hysterectomy Resources for Murfreesboro, TN
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.
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 Murfreesboro, TN - Find More Doctors
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Geoffrey Cly, M.D.
Suite 101, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46845
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
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Hospitals in or near Murfreesboro, TN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Middle Tennessee Medical Center
400 N Highland
Murfreesboro TN 37130
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
| ||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)
| ||Susan Elaine WEBB MD.|
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)
| ||Michael Clay GOOD MD.|
Mc Minnville, TN
Suggestion by nakia c :
"I have had female forever seen a million doctors and no even tried to give me a better quality of life. I felt very informed never rushed. Like he and his staff really cared....(Read More)
| ||Emily Frances EVITT MD.|
Suggestion by DeDe W :
"I recommend this doctor because I have seen numerous doctorsall of which knew that I had PCOS and have had problems with my menstral cycles including chronic pelvic pain headaches irregular bleedi...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Catherine Lynn SCRUGGS MD.|
Suggestion by pam :
"Dr. Scruggs was very helpful with information before and after my surgery. She was very caring and had a calming bedside matter. She has taken care of not only my GYN concerns but also my sister and...(Read More)
| ||Lane Brooks GRIGGS MD.|
Suggestion by Monica :
"After going through some female issues I finally looked for some answers and was lucky enough to find Dr. Griggs. When meeting Dr. Griggs he takes you into his personal office and speaks with you f...(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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