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Hysterectomy Resources for Madison, WI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Madison, 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 Madison, WI - Find More Doctors
|Deborah Wilson, M.D.
10250 N 92nd St, Suite 102
Scottsdale AZ 85258
|Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
|Lindsey Mashburn, M.D.
235 Medical Park Rd Suite 201
Mooresville NC 28117
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
|Abraham Shashoua, M.D.
Fibroid Treatment Collaborative
3000 North Halstead, Suite 405
Chicago IL 60657
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Madison, WI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
600 Highland Ave
Madison WI 53792
|St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center
707 S Mills St
Madison WI 53715
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
|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)
| ||Joseph Shiu-Fai FOK MD.|
Suggestion by Beth :
"I had a vaginal hysterectomy this past June. Dr. Fok did my surgery and I couldn't believe how smooth it went. Not only did the surgery go smoothly but the care I received from St. Mary's hospital...(Read More)
| ||Thomas Michael JULIAN MD.|
Suggestion by Laura Severin :
"Dr. Julian is a urogynocologist very kind compassionate and thorough explains the procedure in detail and will take all the time you need to answer your questions. He repaired my prolapse cystoce...(Read More)
| ||Laura BERGHAHN MD.|
Suggestion by Michelle M :
"I met with Dr. Laura towards the beginning of 2008. I have suffered from endometriosis for over 15 years. I tried everything to elevate the pain. Dr. Laura was patient and listened to all the treatmen...(Read More)
| ||Gary Edward WATERS MD.|
Suggestion by Tania :
"I came to Dr. Waters as a new patient needing a hysterectomy. When I arrived he had read my file and knew my BC history and reason for the hysterectomy. He took time to explain the whole procedure d...(Read More)
| ||Thomas Joseph HALLOIN MD.|
Green Bay, WI
Suggestion by Julia :
"Dr. Halloin performed my hysterectomy. Over the next few days in the hospital I faced some life-threatening conditions due to other health problems I have. Dr. Halloin did a great job of stabilizing...(Read More)
| ||Robert David SOUTHWICK MD.|
Green Bay, WI
Suggestion by Moira :
"I've been a patient of Dr. Southwick for a little more than three years after several years at another clinic where the doctors didn't seem to have any time to listen to what I was saying. Dr. Sou...(Read More)
| ||Barbara Ann PESCHONG MD.|
Fond Du Lac, WI
Suggestion by Melanie Barts :
"Dr. Peschong is the best. I have been seeing her for years. Not only for my regular visits but for my severe endometriosis and other problems. She is so professional yet so personable and sweet. S...(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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