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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
|Andrew Cook, M.D.
14830 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos CA 95032
|Charles Miller, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Rosalind Jackson, M.D.
4000 MiamisburgCenterville RD
Miamisburg OH 45342
|Terry Grogg, M.D.
4461 S Broadway Suite 200
Grove City OH 43123
|Donna Chester, M.D.
2841 Debarr Rd
Anchorage AK 99508
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach CA 92663
|Kym Boyman, M.D.
1775 Williston Rd., Ste. 110
South Burlington VT 05403
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
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Find a Hospital
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)
| ||Kenneth Scott RASKIN MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa :
"He was one of 2 doctors to listen to me in five years. I had a progressing problem with my monthly cycle. He took some actions but ultimately he ended up doing a hysterectomy. After the final patholog...(Read More)
| ||Mary Katherine SWIDERSKI MD.|
Menomonee Falls, WI
Suggestion by Bev :
"This Dr is friendly cheerful and knowledgeable and experienced. She listens to you and uses the information of symptoms you share with her. Because she'd listened and used prior info to treat me I f...(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)
| ||Dana Marie BENDEN MD.|
La Crosse, WI
Suggestion by Denice :
"I didn't meet Dr. Benden until 2 days before my hysterctomy so I was very nervous about having surgery with a doctor I had never seen before. But I soon found out that she is very caring and is a gr...(Read More)
| ||Robert Joseph WETZLER MD.|
New Berlin, WI
Suggestion by Traci from Racine :
"I suggest this doctor to anyone looking for a great OB/GYN experience!! I was always made to feel like family in the environment he and his wife created at there office(s). This was where I was made...(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)
| ||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)
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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