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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Amarillo, TX, 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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|Baptist St Anthony's Health System
1600 Wallace Blvd
Amarillo TX 79106
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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
| ||Douglas R SHELTON MD.|
Suggestion by Veronica :
"Dr Shelton is a high risk OB Gynand is the best in his fieldhe treated me so well when I was having so many problems with my Fibroid Tumors (while other Drs. were saying that the problem was menopau...(Read More)
| ||David Lyman CHASTAIN MD.|
Suggestion by Vickie :
"When I first went to Dr. Chastain his staff was on time he was on time and I was listened to for first time with any ob/gyn. I was able to express all of the symptoms that had plagued me for many y...(Read More)
| ||Cullen HOPKINS MD.|
Suggestion by Rachel :
"He is always there when I need an answer any question. I can call him for anything no matter what time of day or night. I would recommend him to anyone and have done so already....(Read More)
| ||Lon Miles DAVIS MD.|
Suggestion by wk :
"Dr Davis has provided care for me for many year...through miscarrage child birth ablations and hysto. He is a extrordinary physican and community member. His staff is exceptionally compassionate a...(Read More)
| ||Carol A KIESLING MD.|
Suggestion by tank777 :
"For years I have suffered and Dr. Kiesling is the first Doctor that has taken me seriously listened carefully and offered me solutions. It was easy to get an appointment and I wasn't put on a 6 mo...(Read More)
| ||Keith James REISLER MD.|
Suggestion by mary :
"Dr. Reisler is a great Ob/Gyn. I am a nurse at the hospital. Dr. Reisler has delivered by children and done a gynecologicic surgery on me. He is unbelievably kind caring and compassionate. He trea...(Read More)
| ||Odette LIMOSNERO MD.|
Flower Mound, TX
Suggestion by Delinda :
"Dr. Limosnero was absolutely awesome. I would recommend her to anyone that lives in this area. I don't think that I have ever had a doctor who was so thorough or so caring. I recently had a Total H...(Read More)
| ||Ramin MOHEB MD.|
Suggestion by Lynn L :
"I was referred to Dr. Moheb by my primary care physician after I had seen an OB/GYN who made me feel like I was a major imposition on her day. Dr. Moheb is great. He takes time with his patients to...(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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