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Hysterectomy Resources for Waukesha, WI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Waukesha, 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 Waukesha, WI - Find More Doctors
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
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|Waukesha Memorial Hospital
725 American Ave
Waukesha WI 53188
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)
| ||Edward Charles MILLER MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa :
"I was very comfortable with Doctor Miller and comforted by the fact he has over 30 yrs. experience. He put my mind at ease when we discussed my options to have surgery for my hysterectomy. He has a gr...(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)
| ||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)
| ||John Patrick BRIODY MD.|
Suggestion by Donna Bergeson :
"Dr Briody is the BEST doctor anyone could ask for. He's so patient he listens carefully and cares so much for his patients. I only wish he was a family practice doctor so my whole family could see...(Read More)
| ||Frederick Joseph BOEHM MD.|
Stevens Point, WI
Suggestion by Jeanne :
"Dr. Boehm has been my physician for several years now. I have been in one life threatening condition regarding a pregnancy with my last child. Dr. Boehm did the necessary tests and made the decision...(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)
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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