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Hysterectomy Resources for Murray, UT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Murray, UT, 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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Doctors in or near Murray, UT - Find More Doctors
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Murray, UT - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Intermountain Medical Center
5121 Cottonwood St
Murray UT 84157
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
| ||David KIRKMAN MD.|
Suggestion by J. Glenn :
"I have been to many doctors over the last 20 years for female problems. Many said it was in my head. Infuriating! After finally choosing a hysterectomy 3 years ago my pathology report showed it ac...(Read More)
| ||Jeffrey Miles LABRUM MD.|
Salt Lake City, UT
Suggestion by Aliyah H :
"I was a new patient for Mr. Labrum and he and his staff made me feel right at home.He was extremely helpful he made me feel comfortable and he had a great sense of humor! I would recommend him to an...(Read More)
| ||Mark Kane DODSON MD.|
Salt Lake City, UT
Suggestion by Smoki :
"This doctor was kind enough when he was hurt to let me email him many of the tons of questions I had about my surgery aches and pains and when would I ever feel better? He is an Obstatrician/ Gynoc...(Read More)
| ||Susan STEFFEN MD.|
Suggestion by Denise C :
"I was referred to Dr. Steffen from both my primary care physician and a friend who was a patient of hers. It should be noted that she does only gynecology which I found very reassuring in a way......(Read More)
| ||Mark A STOWERS MD.|
Salt Lake City, UT
Suggestion by Lisa :
"I was referred to Dr. Stowers after years of trying to find out what was "wrong" with me. I appreciate his willingness to talk through my treatment options with me. In the past my docs have just told...(Read More)
| ||Larry O SMITHING MD.|
Suggestion by Kay Johnson :
"Dr. Smithing removed a grapefruit-sized cyst from my stomach and gave me a hysterectomy. He's been my main provider while going through menopause while I also dealt with hypothyroidism and Celiac Sp...(Read More)
| ||Lois Jeanne GEMMELL MD.|
Salt Lake City, UT
Suggestion by Donna B :
"Dr. Gemmell took time to talk to me about my options and let me decide for myself. She works at the Avenues Women Clinic which is a practice dedicated to women by women. I felt comfortable there. I am...(Read More)
| ||Steven Greg NANCE MD.|
Suggestion by Someone :
"Dr. Nance delivered my only child. He was great throughout my whole pregnancy! I would highly recommend him to anyone....(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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