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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Huntington, 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.
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Hospitals in or near Huntington, WV - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|St. Mary's Hospital
2900 1st Ave
Huntington WV 25702
|Cabell Huntington Hospital
1340 Hal Greer Blvd
Huntington WV 25701
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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:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||Paul Samuel LEE MD.|
Suggestion by R. Jones :
"After years of heavy bleeding and anemia a friend recommended Dr. Lee for a check up and hysterectomy. (My original physician was of the old school and thought I'd go into menopause sooner or later....(Read More)
| ||Brian Edward BOWER MD.|
Suggestion by wandac :
"He is a very good doctor He really cares about his patients..... He is a cheerful and he will listen to you and he will try his best to help you.... I had to make a decission about having a hystert...(Read More)
| ||Mitchell Eric NUTT MD.|
Suggestion by STACI :
"DR. NUTT ALWAYS TAKES HIS TIME WITH ME AND ANSWERS ALL QUESTIONS THAT I HAVE. HE TRIES CONSERVATIVE APPROACHES FIRST THEN IF THAT DOSEN'T SUCCEED HE EXPLAINS WHAT SURGICAL OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE. HE...(Read More)
| ||Brenda Lee DAWLEY MD.|
Suggestion by thankful patient :
"I am recommending Dr Dawley due to her expertise experience and knowledge within her specialty. She is very professional but at the same time gentle and compassionate. I had surgery recently - la...(Read More)
| ||Bruce Lawrence LASKER MD.|
Suggestion by Kathy L. Price :
"Dr. Lasker has been my doctor ever since 1986. He delivered my 2 son's and has been a great physician and I would recommend him to anyone that would need his services. Another service that I receive...(Read More)
| ||Randy BRODNIK DO.|
Suggestion by Carolyn S :
"Although I never saw Dr. Brodnik for normal OBGYN purposes when I moved to a new town and suddenly found myself in need of a surgeon to perform a complete hysterectomy for me this summer (2007) my t...(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)
| ||Stephen H BUSH MD.|
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)
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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