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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Victoria, 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.
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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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Victoria TX 77904
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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
| ||Anthony MCDOWELL MD.|
Suggestion by Tammy :
"I had a hysterectomy in 2004 and he was my surgeon. My regular OB/GYN doesnt do surgery anymore so I had to pick someone that would do the surgery while he assisted. I went for a visit with 1 other...(Read More)
| ||Joseph MCWHERTER MD.|
Ft. Worth, TX
Suggestion by Laura Bills :
"I found Dr. Mcwherter after my hysterectomy. I was desperate to find Bio identical Hormones. He is the Hormone god! He works with symptoms tests saliva and blood and you never feel rushed or unimpor...(Read More)
| ||Sudheer JAHAPRABHU MD.|
Suggestion by Nancy Roper :
"He was wonderful during my pre and post hysterectomy time. he took time to answer question for me and my husband. He took time with us when he made his hospital rounds. he is gentle and soft spoken...(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)
| ||Robert Glenn ANDING MD.|
Suggestion by apcarter :
"I had a Laproscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy on 5/24/10. Dr. Anding and his staff did a great job of answering my post op questions! Dr. Anding was recommended because he specializes in laproscopi...(Read More)
| ||Steven Kirk SOLOMON MD.|
Suggestion by Gerrie Smith :
"Dr. Stephen Solomon is my OB-Gyn. I have been his patient for over ten years. He was my physician for my hysterectomy and has helped me through menopause. Dr. Solomon is very caring and patient. H...(Read More)
| ||Daryl Trent GREEBON MD.|
Suggestion by Jacqueline G :
"Dr. Greebon and his associates and staff extended to me exceptional customer service and medical care. In addition to having the "latest and greatest" available options such as his credentials on the...(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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