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Hysterectomy Resources for Tullahoma, TN
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Tullahoma, 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 Tullahoma, TN - Find More Doctors
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
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Hospitals in or near Tullahoma, TN - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Harton Regional Medical Center
1801 N Jackson St
Tullahoma TN 37388
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
| ||Karen Sue HIMEBAUGH MD.|
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)
| ||Robert Allen SHEARER MD.|
Suggestion by Dania Vernali :
"I recommend Dr Shearer highly. He has been my Dr. for about 25 years. He keeps up with all the latest in the medical world. He saw me through many changes in my life. He was kind and helpful when...(Read More)
| ||Jeffery DELL MD.|
Suggestion by L. Thomas :
"Jeffery Dell is a urogynecologist that specializes in pelvic disorders and is especially interested in treating Interstitial cystitis. He is continually involved in ongoing reasearch. He is a sought...(Read More)
| ||Michael Stephen PIPPIN MD.|
Suggestion by Sharon A :
"Caring kind comforting and concerned from the first visit. An excellent diagnostician and surgeon. Professional but has an excellent sense of humor. In this community he has a large and vocal "fan...(Read More)
| ||C. Wade DAVIDSON MD.|
Suggestion by D. Scott :
"Dr Davidson is a wonderful practicioner and is very sincere and caring about his patients. I have been a patient since 2005; coming to his office not knowing anything about him or the practice. I have...(Read More)
| ||Janet Lee DITTUS MD.|
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)
| ||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)
| ||Brenda Anne SNOWMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Deb :
"I fell like I can talk to her about anything and she well take the time to listen and answer even my some time embarrassing questions. She has been my Dr for many years and did my Lavh-bso....(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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