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Hysterectomy Resources for Huntington, WV
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.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Huntington, WV - Find More Doctors
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Plano TX 75093
|Aileen Caceres, M.D.
Center for Specialized Gynecology/Florida Hospital
410 Celebration Place, Suite 302
Celebration FL 34747
|Kirsten Sasaki, M.D.
120 Osler Drive, Suite 100
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville IL 60540
|Megan Daw, M.D.
Western Carolina Women's Specialty Center
2100 Ridgefield Blvd
Asheville NC 28806
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
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Find a Hospital
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
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
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||Susan CAPPELE MD.|
Suggestion by Mrs_Sunshine :
"Dr. Cappele performed my hysterectomy on June 15th and she has been very understanding helpful and a true blessing....(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)
| ||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)
| ||Hobson Gill BOOTH MD.|
Suggestion by Reba :
"Dr. Hobson Booth is the best in his profession I highly recommend him expecially through pregnancy and if you are at high risk. He is the best in the state....(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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