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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
Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
916-486-0411
Catalin Marinescu, M.D.
415 Old Newport Blvd
Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92663
(949) 642-3606
Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
9725667760
Terry Grogg, M.D.
4461 S Broadway Suite 200
Suite 200
Grove City OH 43123
614-875-0444
Antonio Gargiulo, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115
617-732-4222
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
469-800-2240
Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
Christian Chouchani, M.D.
30 NORTH UNION RD
SUITE 101
BUFFALO NY 14221
716-633-6363
Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673

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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)"


 Jabin Tajdin K JANOO MD.
Morgantown, WV
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)"


 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)"


 Richard Wade KING MD.
Bridgeport, WV
Suggestion by Rebecca Oreskovich : "Excellent manners very understanding and helpful. After several different procedures I ended upaving a hysterectomy he was helpful....(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)"


 James Michael HOLEHOUSE MD.
Morgantown, WV
Suggestion by Marcy : "Dr. Holehouse is truly a compassionate Physician with a lot of experience and expertise. He has helped me numerous times and really cares about the needs of his patients....(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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