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Hysterectomy Resources for Wauwatosa, WI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Wauwatosa, 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 Wauwatosa, WI - Find More Doctors
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|David McLaughlin, M.D.
9960 E. 146th Street
Noblesville IN 46060
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Wauwatosa, WI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Wisconsin Heart Hospital
10000 W Blue Mound Rd
Wauwatosa WI 53226
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)
| ||Hassan SHAHBENDAR MD.|
Suggestion by Sarah :
"I am a 31 year old mother of 2. I have had many problems for years and Dr.Shah has always been excellent. When I finally decided that having a Hysterectomy was the only way to feel better I had no qu...(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)
| ||David Steven NASH MD.|
Suggestion by Amy A :
"I've been a patient of Dr Nash's for decades. I've had many good doctors but I really appreciate how helpfulness clarity and listening skills. I'm sure every doctor is rushed and distracted someti...(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)
| ||Grace Marie JANIK MD.|
Suggestion by Rebecca :
"I know there are many women out there looking for excellent fertility specialists and my experience with Dr. Janik has proven to be just that. She is very experienced knowledgable and skilled in her...(Read More)
| ||Mary NEUSTIFTER MD.|
Green Bay, WI
Suggestion by me :
"Dr Mary is a wonderful educated caring doctor. She always listens to your concerns and answers your questions . I had to have surgery twice she is wonderful caring compasionate person. I had...(Read More)
| ||Craig HEINS MD.|
Suggestion by June :
"Dr. Craig Heins did my surgury on Feb 12. He is an OB/GYN. He is a very kind and considerate doctor. He took all the time I need to explain the surguryanswered all my questions called me on the Sat...(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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