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Hysterectomy Resources for Laguna Hills, CA
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Laguna Hills, CA, 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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|Saddleback Memorial Medical Center
24451 Health Center Dr
Laguna Hills CA 92653
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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
| ||Marc Lawrence WINTER MD.|
Laguna Hills, CA
Suggestion by Julie :
"Nicest most kind doctor I've ever known. Very knowledgable; expert in his field. Always learning new things. He performed a partial hysterectomy on me using a "progressive" technique. And he was ref...(Read More)
|William PARKER MD.|
Santa Monica, CA
Suggestion by Nancy :
"Dr. Parker is probably one of the top Doctor's in the nation when it comes to Hysterectomys and Myoectomys. He performed a Myoectomy on me in June of 2004 and it was a great success. A Myoectomy is...(Read More)
|Ron LICHTENSTEIN MD.|
Suggestion by shelby :
"He is the doctor that will be delivering my daughter. i come into his office once a month and im not always pleased but the nurse practitoner but the minute i let him know he made sure my visits were...(Read More)
|Scott Landis KRAMER MD.|
Suggestion by Barb :
"Dr. Kramer is the best! I am the world's worst wimp and had really gotten myself worked up over a procedure. I went to Dr. Kramer as a new patient and he took the time to explain things to me cons...(Read More)
|Andrew COOK MD.|
Los Gatos, CA
Suggestion by Dawn Darling :
"Dr Andrew Cook and his team are dedicated to treating patients with endometriosis. I suffered for several years with this difficult condition until I finally found Dr Cook. He has a special interest...(Read More)
|Ian TARAS MD.|
Woodland Hills, CA
Suggestion by Linda St-Cyr :
"Dr. Taras works hard for his patients - he answers emails he walks for breast cancer he has handled all of my problems his staff is fabulous & he has a great sense of humor....(Read More)
| ||Dan Mason DOROUGH MD.|
Suggestion by Jean deJavanne :
""Dr.Dan" as he likes to be called runs a practice with his brother who is also an OB he also has midwives available in his office. He is the sweetest friendliest guy and just knows how to put you a...(Read More)
| ||Andrea P FORGY MD.|
Mountain View, CA
Suggestion by His Whip :
"She is compassionate has great bedside manner and is a respected Surgeon and Teacher at the Kaiser Santa Clara Facility. She was the primary surgeon on my Hysterctomy last April. She thoroughly expla...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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