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Hysterectomy Resources for Beckley, WV
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Beckley, WV, 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 Beckley, WV - Find More Doctors
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
|John Lenihan, M.D.
314 ML King Jr. Way
Tacoma WA 98465
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
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Hospitals in or near Beckley, WV - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Raleigh General Hospital
1710 Harper Rd
Beckley WV 25801
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
| ||Michael Terry WEBB MD.|
Suggestion by Linda :
"He takes time to explain the problem so you can understand . He tells you all the options and risks. And make you feel comfortable and comes to hospital to see if you have any question In my opinion h...(Read More)
| ||Consuela CRUDEN-PARHAM MD.|
Suggestion by HEIDI :
"She is a caring heartfeld doctor who has a wonderful and compasionate bedside manner. I feel so comfortable in talking to her and I have seen three other OB/GYN's in my past and they almost all told...(Read More)
| ||Wanda Marie HEMBREE MD.|
Suggestion by Leslie Stasny :
"She is a very knowledgable Dr. SHe did my c-section as well as my hysterectomy and was super threw both procedures. I never have to worry when caling her office. Things are taken care of promptly and...(Read More)
| ||Thomas Frederick HARMAN MD.|
Suggestion by Carla B :
"Dr. Harman has helped me alot. He did my hysterectomy 2 years ago. Since then he has continued following me to help me manage my pelvic pain. He is very caring and compassionate. He also has an in...(Read More)
| ||Richard Wade KING MD.|
Suggestion by Rebecca Oreskovich :
"Excellent manners very understanding and helpful. After several different procedures I ended upaving a hysterectomy he was helpful....(Read More)
| ||Scott Alan NAEGELE MD.|
Suggestion by Monica Spriggs :
"I can't say enough about Dr. Naegele. He is kind compassion gentle and never makes you feel uncomfortable or like a burden as a former GYN of mine did. He has performed several female surgeries on...(Read More)
| ||Jabin Tajdin K JANOO MD.|
Suggestion by CAROL :
"DR JANOO IS ONE OF THE MOST THOROUGH AND COMPASSIONATE OBGYN'S IN MY EXPERIENCE. AFTER MY 30 YEAR OBGYN PHYSICIAN RETIRED I WAS SO APPREHENSIVE ABOUT FINDING SOMEONE GOOD ESPECIALLY SINCE WITH MY IN...(Read More)
| ||Elizabeth Hynes SMITH MD.|
Old Fields, WV
Suggestion by Stephanie Bull :
"I would love for all women to have the opportunity to have a doctor like Dr. Smith. She's caring knowledgeable but most of all patient. She makes you feel special. I feel so safe in her care. She ha...(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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