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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
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552
Hughan Frederick, M.D.
1015 Mansell Road
Roswell GA 30076
Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Ste. 100
Naperville IL 60540
Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
Robert Moore, M.D.
3400 Old Milton Parkway
Bldg. C, Suite 330
Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
275 Collier Road, Suite 250
Atlanta GA 30309
Alan Greenberg, M.D.
Centennial Medical Center Pavilion 1
4401 Coit Road, Suite 205
Frisco TX 75035

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

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy

Suggest a Doctor

 Joseph Shiu-Fai FOK MD.
Madison, WI
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)"

Madison, WI
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.
Madison, WI
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)"

http://www.suggestadoctor.com/images/member/2277-t1.jpg PhotoKim MACKEY MD.
Madison, WI
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)"

 Thomas Michael JULIAN MD.
Madison, WI
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)"

 Shireen JAYNE DO.
Suggestion by Cindi : "Dr Shireen Jayne in West Bend and Hartford WI performed my hysterectomy over 2 years ago. We discussed the surgery due to the potential for more cysts from endometriosis. We exhausted all other option...(Read More)"

 Donald Frank WEBER MD.
Eau Claire, WI
Suggestion by M E A : "Excellent doctor caring compassionate takes as much time as you need. I have been his patient for more than 20 years. Highly recommended...(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)"

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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