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Hysterectomy Resources for Dallas, TX
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Dallas, 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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Hospitals in or near Dallas, TX - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|UT Southwestern Medical Center (University of Texas)
5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas TX 75390
|Baylor University Medical Center
3500 Gaston Ave
Dallas TX 75246
|Children's Medical Center of Dallas
1935 Motor St
Dallas TX 75235
|Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
8200 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas TX 75231
|Medical City Dallas Hospital
7777 Forest Ln
Dallas TX 75230
|Methodist Medical Center
1441 N Beckley
Dallas TX 75203
|Forest Park Medical Center
11990 N Central Expy
Dallas TX 75243
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
| ||Winfred PARNELL MD.|
Suggestion by Monica :
"Dr. Parnell has been a God-send for me. This is a doctor who actually listens to his patients. He has a great sense of your needs and your problems. I had been to a run-of-the-mill gynecologist who ke...(Read More)
| ||Janusz M KALINOWSKI MD.|
Suggestion by Kay A :
"Everything you'd want in a Dr! Compassionate and understanding. An exceptional surgeon. Very knowledgeable and trustworthy....(Read More)
| ||Sheldon Alan WEINSTEIN MD.|
Suggestion by Ricky :
"Dr. Weinstein teaches residents the fine art of gynecologic surgery. He is a full clinical professor at UTSW Medical School and also maintains his private practice at Presbyterian Hospital. He has...(Read More)
| ||Alan Kirt MUNOZ MD.|
Suggestion by Laurie S :
"Dr. Munoz performed surgery to remove an extremely large uterine tumor (22cm). The surgery and the recovery were incredibly successful I could not have asked for a more skill surgeon or a more carin...(Read More)
| ||John Michael PUTMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Lydia :
"After years of problems due to uterine fibroids I have finally met a doctor that can really help me! 2 yrs ago I had a very invasive myomectomy to remove 2 softball size fibroids. Unfortunately my...(Read More)
| ||Jennifer L BAILEY MD.|
Suggestion by Marjorie :
"I have known Dr. Bailey for almost two years now. She has helped me thru a long and hard pregnancy and has been there every step of the way for me. I have seen many doctors in the past but with Dr....(Read More)
| ||Amy Gail SIGMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Stephanie :
"Dr. Sigman is a great doctor. I've been going to her since 2000. She has a great bedside manner down to earth and is easy to talk to. Her and her office staff even know me when I walk in their do...(Read More)
| ||Felicia Mae TILLMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Pam :
"She is really smart caring and patient. I had never been in the hospital except for the birth of my child so I was very afraid and apprehensive about having my hysterectomy. She let me make my own...(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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