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Hysterectomy Resources for South Charleston, WV
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in South Charleston, 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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Doctors in or near South Charleston, WV - Find More Doctors
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Jonathan Y Song, M.D.
2455 Dean St.
St. Charles IL 60175
|James Kondrup, M.D.
161 Riverside Drive
Binghamton NY 13905
|Jennifer Hayes, M.D.
Visionary Centre for Women
2695 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater FL 33762
|Mini Somasundaram, M.D.
3600 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH 43214
|Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
|Arnold Advincula, M.D.
Columbia Ob/Gyn Midtown
51 West 51st St, 3rd FL
New York NY 10019
|Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
|Stephen Zweibach, M.D.
815 S Parsons Ave
Brandon FL 33511
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Hospitals in or near South Charleston, WV - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Thomas Memorial Hospital
4605 MacCorkle Ave SW
South Charleston WV 25309
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
| ||Lisa Gail BURKE MD.|
Suggestion by JoAnna :
"I have just recently changed my OB/GYN after having a bad experience with my last Doctor.At m y previous OB/GYN visits I hardly ever got to see the Doctor and his Physician assistants didn't want to t...(Read More)
| ||Robert Todd DEPOND MD.|
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)
| ||Elisa IRISARI MD.|
Suggestion by Karen :
"Dr. Irisari is a great ob/gyn who takes care of her patients. With the loss of her husband recently she has hardly faultered. Any of her patients that you talk to all say how she has treated them so...(Read More)
| ||Leigh Anne PAPADIMITRIOU MD.|
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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
| ||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)
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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