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Hysterectomy Resources for West Allis, WI
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in West Allis, 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 West Allis, WI - Find More Doctors
|Melvin Ashford, M.D.
2603 White Bear Avenue N
Maplewood MN 55109
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Amy Kelly, M.D.
683 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury MN 55125
|Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
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Hospitals in or near West Allis, WI - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Aurora West Allis Memorial Center
8901 W Lincoln Ave
West Allis WI 53227
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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Everett Raymond LINDSEY MD.|
Mineral Point, WI
Suggestion by amy mowry :
"Dr. Lindsey has been my OB/GYN for the last 16 years. He has performed my 3 c-sections 2 d&c's my tubiligation and now he will do my hysterectomy. He is an excellent OB/GYN and has years of experien...(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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Annamarie B WINDSOR MD.|
Suggestion by Wendy Hespe :
"Dr. Windsor has qualities that any patient would be comfortable with. She is professional warm caring and had a genuine concern- patient first and it always carries over to the whole family. I c...(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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