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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
Lillian Schapiro, M.D.
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 220
Atlanta GA 30327
(470) 312-3696
Tamer Seckin, M.D.
872 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK NY 10065
2129881444
Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Bldg A
Columbus OH 43214
(614) 583-5552
Ted Lee, M.D.
Magee Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412 641 6412
Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
Suite A
St. Charles IL 60175
(630) 513-9160
Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Suite C
Ridgewood NJ 07450
2019577220
Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
630-428-2229
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Beckley, WV - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Raleigh General Hospital
1710 Harper Rd
Beckley WV 25801

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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:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Michael Terry WEBB MD.
Beckley, WV
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)"


 Lisa SKINNER MD.
WV
Suggestion by Carlie : "I have been seeing Dr Skinner for only a couple months but she has been so fast in getting me the help I need. I had been in and out of the ER for months but when I went to see her we decided on a la...(Read More)"


 Robert EDWARDS MD.
Bluefield, WV
Suggestion by Devoted Patient : "I have been a pt of Dr Edwards for 3 years now. During this three year period he has always been willing to listen to my pains and fears. He is a wonderful doctor....(Read More)"


 Albert Ki-Kin LEUNG MD.
Martinsburg, WV
Suggestion by Squeezy : "Dr. Leung is a wonderful doctor. His manner is warm and friendly. He is compassionate and deeply cares about each of his patients. When women in our community are talking about their gyno and his...(Read More)"


 Stephen H BUSH MD.
Charleston, WV
Suggestion by Denise : "I am a patient of Dr. Bush and I am very impressed with him. I have severe adhesions from previous C-sections (that weren't proformed by him) and they have caused many problems for me. Dr. Bush did a...(Read More)"


 Osterman COTES MD.
Charleston, WV
Suggestion by Judy BOlen : "Dr.Cotes is just the best. He did my TAH/BSO in Dec.2003 and is the kindest most caring Dr. ever. Then in Feb.2005 he delivered my twin grandchildrenmy daughter being at high risk I knew he was the o...(Read More)"


 Leigh Anne PAPADIMITRIOU MD.
Wheeling, WV
Suggestion by P.Redd : "She was very courteous and compassionate and very upfront and thorough. She read the consent form word for word with me and answered any questions honestly. I was extremely pleased with her as my do...(Read More)"


 Robert Todd DEPOND MD.
Charleston, WV
Suggestion by blondie1949 : "His care before his surgical ability with LAVH and the after care could not have been better anywhere with any physician. He alway took time to listen to me and was available to me after surgery for...(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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