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Hysterectomy Resources for Falls Church, VA
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Falls Church, VA, 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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|Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church VA 22042
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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
| ||Cecil Dwight GROVES MD.|
Suggestion by Cyndi motley :
"He and his staff were comforting and supportive. He is a specialist in Norfolk Virginia who proforms a laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy. This procedure is outpatient and recovery is three wee...(Read More)
| ||James Alexander KELLY MD.|
Suggestion by Lesley :
"I have been seeing Dr. Kelly for many years now and most recently had to have surgery (a full hysterectomy TAH with BSO) due to large fibroids adhesions and a host of other issues. I cannot say enou...(Read More)
| ||Evelyn Sylvia FELLUCA MD.|
Suggestion by Dorothy P :
"Dr. Felluca is wonderful. I went to her in July for a really bad long period I was having and even though she is in high demand and I was a new patient to her she worked me in the very next day....(Read More)
| ||Benigno Dominic FEDERICI MD.|
Suggestion by Robin :
"Wonderful caring physician. This doctor and his staff go the extra mile for every patient. I never feel like "the next chart" but someone about whom Dr. Federici cares....(Read More)
| ||Renee CARISIO-FARBER MD.|
Suggestion by Meribeth :
"Dr. Carisio-Farber helped me when I thought I couldn't find a Dr. to take my pains seriously. I believe she might have actually scoffed when I told her what sort of treatments I had had in the past. S...(Read More)
| ||Krishna Rao KUDARAVALLI MD.|
Suggestion by Mikreshia :
"Dr. Rao is soooo sweet and he answers EVERY question you may have He delivered me and he is now my OB-GYN and i hope that he will deliver my children when the time comes. He's the doctor to go to :-)...(Read More)
| ||Anthony KOEHLER MD.|
Suggestion by Dawn :
"I don't like doctors to much let alone the thought of surgery. Dr. Koehler made me feel comfortable and at ease about my hysterectomy. I had a real easy recovery and I would recommend him to any one...(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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