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Hysterectomy Resources for Oak Ridge, TN

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Oak Ridge, 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 Oak Ridge, TN - Find More Doctors
Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Suite C
Ridgewood NJ 07450
2019577220
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
828-670-5665
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747
Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
(312)654-1166
Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Suite 109
Binghamton NY 13905
607-770-7074
Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
(855) 75-OBGYN
Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
847-981-3698
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Oak Ridge, TN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
990 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge TN 37831

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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

 Jacqueline STAFFORD MD.
TN
Suggestion by Jill : "I have been a patient of Dr. Stafford's since college...14 years. She is an excellent doctor...listens doesn't make you feel rushed answers lots of questions. I just had a total abdominal hysterec...(Read More)"


 Melanie Ayres DUNN MD.
Nashville, TN
Suggestion by Kim Brantley : "Dr. Melanie Dunn is fantastic! I have been her patient for about 8 years. She is always friendly kind and willing to listen. I've gone to other ob/gyn's in the past and will NEVER go to anyone el...(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)"


 Jiunn Hour HO MD.
Millington, TN
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)"


 Roseann MAIKIS MD.
Nashville, TN
Suggestion by Dorinda Stephens : "Dr. Maikis is a wonderful compassionate and caring doctor. She makes you feel comfortable talking with her. She also made my husband a part of everything that was going on and never made him feel lef...(Read More)"


 Kimberly Wilder COLLINS MD.
Knoxville, TN
Suggestion by Tamara T : "Wonderful service from Dr. Collins and her staff. She is quick to get to the source of the problem and get it resolved....(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)"


 Janet Lee DITTUS MD.
Franklin, TN
Suggestion by Debbie Shoulders : "Dr. Dittus practices medicine the way she would like to be treated. She uses her own background as a reference for recommendations. You feel that she knows exactly what she is saying because "she has...(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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