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Hysterectomy Resources for Wausau, WI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Wausau, 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 Wausau, WI - Find More Doctors
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
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Wausau WI 54401
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)
| ||Thomas James GALLAGHER MD.|
Green Bay, WI
Suggestion by Gretchen :
"Dr. Gallagher is extremely thorough and will not recommend a surgery immediately without verifying that a surgery is necessary. (I have had other doctors do this!) He ruled out all other possiblities...(Read More)
| ||Nicky PLEMENTOSH MD.|
De Pere, WI
Suggestion by gbsweety :
"Dr. Plementosh is very compassionate and down to earth. The staff at the clinic are all very kind. And Dr. Plementosh did an excellent job explaining the steps to my surgery to both my husband and I...(Read More)
| ||John PATTERSON MD.|
Suggestion by Julie :
"I have been a pt of Dr Patterson for many years. He has treated me for two ectopic pregnancies and will now be performing my hysterectomy. Dr. Patterson has an excellent bedside manner and is very t...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Katherine C CLEVELAND MD.|
Suggestion by jz :
"I have been seeing her for about 4 to 5 years. She listens and remembers what you talk about. She personally performed my lap. and honestly cares and remembers what your issues are....(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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