HysterSisters City Resources
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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near La Crosse, WI - Find More Doctors
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
Recommended for Hysterectomy Recovery
Mesh panties are stretchy and light - perfect for holding peri pads securely during hysterectomy recovery. [...More]
Post-operative compression panty with medical grade silicone to speed hysterectomy recovery + reduce scarring. [...More]
Softest Bra Ever
When you want to wear something, but feel nothing. Two in a value pack for your hysterectomy recovery. [...More]
Find a Hospital
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)
| ||Scott VOSKUIL MD.|
Suggestion by Cindy :
"He is a very nice Doctor. He is very easy to talk to about anything & he actually listens to you & does not rush you out the door. He makes sure that he answers all your questions He answers all your...(Read More)
| ||Rodney Jos HALVORSEN MD.|
Suggestion by carrie :
"I would highly recommend Dr. Halvorsen to anyone. He is simply wonderful! He is a very knowledgable MD and up to date on the latest procedures. When I was told I needed a hysterectomy in May 06 I...(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)
| ||Bruce Rankin ABRAMS MD.|
Suggestion by Darkprincess20 :
"As a person with numerous Gynecological problems I need an understanding OB/GYN doctor who takes time to know my needs and help me explore all options. I have been able to take an active role in my he...(Read More)
| ||Mary Katherine SWIDERSKI MD.|
Menomonee Falls, WI
Suggestion by Bev :
"This Dr is friendly cheerful and knowledgeable and experienced. She listens to you and uses the information of symptoms you share with her. Because she'd listened and used prior info to treat me I f...(Read More)
| ||Hassan SHAHBANDAR MD.|
Suggestion by Rhonda G :
"Shortly after I move here to Wisconsin and started to work at local hospital I needed to have a GYN fast for I was hemorraging three weeks out of Month. One of the girls I worked with told me about D...(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.
From the HysterSisters Community Forum
Visit the HysterSisters Hysterectomy Community Forums
Latest Discussions from the HysterSisters WI forum :
Other WI Cities Green Bay, Janesville, Kenosha, La Crosse, Madison, Marshfield, Menomonee Falls, Milwaukee, Monroe, Neenah, Town Of Summit, Waukesha, Wausau, Wauwatosa, West Allis [All States City List]
State List : AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY