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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
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Christian Chouchani, M.D.
30 NORTH UNION RD
BUFFALO NY 14221
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
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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
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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Todd David TILLMANNS MD.|
Suggestion by Heather Dunlap :
"Dr. Tillmanns is Gynecologic/Oncologist. He see patients at The West Clinic's East Mephis Midtown and Southhaven offices. He is well like by all his patients for being attentive and attuned to ther...(Read More)
| ||Thomas David GREENWELL MD.|
Suggestion by Amanda R :
"I have been his patient for 10 years now and he has been very kind and understanding. He will listen to your concerns and offer any advice needed. I only have to call his office and usually within 2 h...(Read More)
| ||Kent Danl CHILDS MD.|
Suggestion by Nina Detweiler :
"Dr. Childs is the best OB/GYN that you can find in the Chattanooga Tn and surrounding areas. He is up to date in his medical field. He never forgets that you are human and that you have feelings. He...(Read More)
| ||Susan Ann MURRMANN MD.|
Suggestion by Katt :
"Excellent OB/GYN who also specializes in laparoscopic minimally invasive procedures! She is my doctor and performed a subtotal hysterectomy w/removal of left tube and ovary laparoscopically. Was very...(Read More)
| ||Susan Eades MACKEY MD.|
Suggestion by Wendie Mudd :
"I've been seeing Dr. Mackey since 2004 when I was pregnant with my son. I have a little bit of white-coat paranoia and she has been nothing but soothing and calming. She has two children of her own s...(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)
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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