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Hysterectomy Resources for West Valley City, UT
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in West Valley City, 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 West Valley City, UT - Find More Doctors
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
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Hospitals in or near West Valley City, UT - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Pioneer Valley Hospital
3460 S Pioneer Pkwy
West Valley City UT 84120
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
| ||Nathan WARD DO.|
Suggestion by Ronnie S :
"Dr. Ward is extremely competent and caring without being patronizing. He has a calming manner and good sense of humor. The office staff are friendly and professional without being stuffy. Dr. W...(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)
| ||Darren WATTS MD.|
Salt Lake City, UT
Suggestion by Kettlecorn :
"I saw 3 other doctors before I found Dr. Watts. I was actually referred to him by this same website. I decided to check him out because I felt I wasn't getting the care or my concerns taking care of f...(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)
| ||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)
| ||Erica FAIRCLOTH MD.|
Suggestion by Lanette E :
"I was looking for an OB/GYN and was given a name by a friend. I called the office of the friend's OB/GYN and was told they had two new physicians in the office and was asked if I wanted to see one of...(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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