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Hysterectomy Resources for La Crosse, WI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in La Crosse, WI, 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 La Crosse, WI - Find More Doctors
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
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Hospitals in or near La Crosse, WI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Gundersen Lutheran Health System
1910 South Ave
La Crosse WI 54601
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
| ||Dana Marie BENDEN MD.|
La Crosse, WI
Suggestion by Denice :
"I didn't meet Dr. Benden until 2 days before my hysterctomy so I was very nervous about having surgery with a doctor I had never seen before. But I soon found out that she is very caring and is a gr...(Read More)
|Kim MACKEY MD.|
Suggestion by MJ :
"I had a laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy performed by Dr. Kim Mackey in June 2007. Dr. Mackey is a board certified OB/GYN who specializes in MIP (minimally invasive procedures) fo...(Read More)
| ||Brian Dale DOBBINS MD.|
Green Bay, WI
Suggestion by Laura B. :
"He's very thorough and takes the time to explain treatments options pros and cons etc. He's also very respectful and cares about his patients and it shows!! after discussing all my options a...(Read More)
| ||Pamela Jean PARDINI MD.|
Green Bay, WI
Suggestion by Christina Sarazin :
"Dr. Pardini works with the Aurora Bay Care facility. She is OUTSTANDING! Kind understanding and does not make you feel rushed at all. The hospital that she works through was wonderful as well. Everyo...(Read More)
| ||Robert Joseph WETZLER MD.|
New Berlin, WI
Suggestion by Traci from Racine :
"I suggest this doctor to anyone looking for a great OB/GYN experience!! I was always made to feel like family in the environment he and his wife created at there office(s). This was where I was made...(Read More)
| ||Scott Earl JULIAN MD.|
Chippewa Falls, WI
Suggestion by Connie A :
"I highly recommend Dr. Scott Julian. Dr. Julian is one of the most compassionate and considerate OB/GYN's that I have come across; he was extremely helpful and was interested in what I wanted with my...(Read More)
| ||John PATTERSON MD.|
Suggestion by Julie :
"I have been a pt of Dr Patterson for many years. He has treated me for two ectopic pregnancies and will now be performing my hysterectomy. Dr. Patterson has an excellent bedside manner and is very t...(Read More)
| ||Robert Rudolf STUMPF MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa :
"He is a great surgeon also and person. I know several people that have him and it is all compliments on how wonderful he is. He made everything possible to ease my surgery and pain I was going thro...(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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