| Hysterectomy Resources for Minnetonka, MN |
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Minnetonka, MN, 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.
|Fairview-University Medical Center-Riverside Campus
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis MN 55454
|Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 E 28th St
Minneapolis MN 55407
|Fairview-Univ Med Ctr / Univ of Minnesota
500 Harvard St.
Minneapolis MN 55455
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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
|Eric ENGLISH MD.|
St. Paul, MN
Suggestion by Jane :
"After suffered many many months of excessive bleeding and a lot of very painful procedures (that didn't work) with my previous OB/GYN I knew it was time to find a new doctor. I was referred to Dr. E...(Read More)
| ||William Arthur CLIBY MD.|
Suggestion by Martha Moss :
"My daughter was diagnosed with OVCA last year he did the surgery and was so through. I am a retired nurse and have a good sense about a doctors qualifications. Mayo was a absolute best choice for us...(Read More)
| ||Roger Walker RHODES MD.|
Suggestion by Sherice :
"I have seen Dr Roger Rhodes off and on for over 10 years. First for infertility issues (resolved by adoption) then for menstration issues resulting in a total abdominal hysterectomy on November 30...(Read More)
| ||Jodi Kay REGAN MD.|
Saint Joseph, MN
Suggestion by Melissa :
"She gives very thorough personalized care. She takes every precaution and goes the extra mile for her patients as well as for the baby. I have had two good pregnancies and birth experiences with he...(Read More)
| ||Peter Alexander ARGENTA MD.|
Suggestion by Laura :
"Dr. Peter Argenta is one of the most highly respected gynecology oncologists in the state of Minnesota. He is meticulous gentle talented compassionate and he has a great sense of humor. I am an...(Read More)
| ||John Robert LYONS MD.|
Saint Cloud, MN
Suggestion by Rhonda Kruchten :
"I have been seeing Dr.Lyons for 7 years now. He is caring and understanding he has a way of making you feel comfortable. He does EVERYTHING possible to help you. He also takes into consideration what...(Read More)
| ||Sharon KSHETTRY MD.|
Suggestion by laura ortiz :
"I met Dr. Kshettry after I had been out of treatment. All my life I haaven't trusted one doctor i have seen and believe you me I have seen alot of them. She was in the room with me for about five m...(Read More)
| ||David Allen KROSKA MD.|
Saint Cloud, MN
Suggestion by buddy61 :
"I had awesome results from the daVinci hysterectomy surgery! He is an excellent doctor!!!...(Read More)
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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