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Hysterectomy Resources for Menomonee Falls, WI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Menomonee Falls, 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 Menomonee Falls, WI - Find More Doctors
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Menomonee Falls, WI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Community Memorial Hospital - Menomonee
W 180 N 8085 Town Hall Rd
Menomonee Falls WI 53051
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
| ||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)
|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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Charles H KOH MD.|
Suggestion by almaarlt :
"Dr. Koh has a great bedside manner and is an expert in the treatment of Endometriosis....(Read More)
| ||Patricia A BARWIG MD.|
Suggestion by jan t :
"Pat has been my doctor for over 20 years. She delievered my daughter. We've gained/lost weight together! When I was told I had ovarian cancer she refused to let me accept it and referred me to Dr. Ho...(Read More)
| ||Luther GASTON MD.|
Suggestion by Zelda Tarr :
"Dr Gaston performed a hysterectomy on me in October 2004 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.His bedside manner was awesome.I am sad to say that he has moved somewhere in Wisconsin.I was neve...(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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