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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
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, S.C
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 117
Chicago IL 60611
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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)
| ||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)
| ||Hassan SHAHBANDAR MD.|
Suggestion by Rhonda G :
"Shortly after I move here to Wisconsin and started to work at local hospital I needed to have a GYN fast for I was hemorraging three weeks out of Month. One of the girls I worked with told me about D...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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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