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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
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Waukesha, WI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|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)
| ||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)
| ||Brian Jeffrey BEAR MD.|
Suggestion by Chris Clairmore :
"I have been a patient for 17 years and he had helped with endometreosis adenomyosis and bladder problems I have had for years. As well as assisted with a difficult pregnancy and c-section delivery....(Read More)
| ||Pamela Jean PARDINI MD.|
Green Bay, WI
Suggestion by Christina Sarazin :
"Dr. Pardini works with the Aurora Bay Care facility. She is OUTSTANDING! Kind understanding and does not make you feel rushed at all. The hospital that she works through was wonderful as well. Everyo...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Scott Earl JULIAN MD.|
Chippewa Falls, WI
Suggestion by Connie A :
"I highly recommend Dr. Scott Julian. Dr. Julian is one of the most compassionate and considerate OB/GYN's that I have come across; he was extremely helpful and was interested in what I wanted with my...(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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