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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Frisco, 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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|Baylor Medical Center at Frisco
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco TX 75034
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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
| ||Catherine E ROANE MD.|
Round Rock, TX
Suggestion by Kelly :
"Dr Roane is a wonderful caring doctor. She has been my doctor for many years. She is the doctor who performed my hysterectomy. SHe listens to everything you have to say and is always interested in not...(Read More)
| ||John Paul ROBERTS MD.|
Suggestion by Kimberly :
"I am a 26 year old who has went thru year after year of surgeries and medicines. Going Doctor after Doctor with no answers for what was wrong or what to do... Finally 4 years later my Aunt met a d...(Read More)
| ||Chad SIMMONS MD.|
Suggestion by Tonya F :
"Dr. Simmons specializes in obstetrics/gynecology. He is one of the only doctors that have ever really listened to me & my concerns. He listened and did not rush my time with him. He answered all my q...(Read More)
| ||Hector DELCASTILLO MD.|
Suggestion by Susie Horr :
"I "fired" my OB/GYN of 25 years and am now going to Dr. Del Castillo. I had rave reviews from my boss and 2 friends and went to visit him regarding bioidentical hormones. He is so caring comforting...(Read More)
| ||Christopher A YANCEY MD.|
Suggestion by Robin :
"I am honored to recommend Dr. Yancey. I came to be his patient several years ago purely by chance. I was in need of an OB/GYN and was literally picking names in the phonebook. I had had several recom...(Read More)
| ||Eric Wayne PETERSON MD.|
Suggestion by Sophia Duncan :
"I recently had a TAH on 1 Oct 2007. Very informative pre-op very accessable post-op. Nice relaxing personality. He give the patient all the other options to consider prior to having such an invasi...(Read More)
| ||William E BROWN MD.|
Suggestion by Connie :
"Dr. William Brown has been my OB/GYN for the last 17 years. I am 32 and we have been through 2 husbands 2 babies (c-section) a tubal ligation and an ablation (Novasure) procedure together. He al...(Read More)
| ||Gregory Alex PAPPAS MD.|
Bay City, TX
Suggestion by Felecia B :
"He is very understanding and caring and listens to every question I have. Makes sure I understand whats going on and is very compassionate....(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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