We found 4 providers matching hysterectomy and who accept CIGNA Plans near Los Alamitos, CA.

Dr. Timothy Carl Rand, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3851 Katella Avenue; Suite 300
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Timothy Rand works as a general gynecologist in Los Alamitos, CA. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Rand's medical residency was performed at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: myomectomy (fibroid removal), sacrocolpopexy, and hysterectomy (uterus removal). The average patient rating for Dr. Rand is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Secure Horizons, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rand (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Khmer. He is professionally affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center and Placentia-Linda Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Sacrocolpopexy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Myomectomy, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis

Dr. Joel Kizner, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
10861 Cherry Street; Suite 109
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Joel Kizner is an obstetrician and gynecologist. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and menstrual disorders. Dr. Kizner is professionally affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and Lakewood Regional Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kizner accepts. Dr. Kizner graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. Dr. Kizner (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Vaginal Prolapse, Contraception, Family ... (Read more)

Dr. Virginia Agnelli, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
10861 Cherry Street; Suite 109
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Virginia Agnelli's medical specialty is obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Agnelli's average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and menstrual disorders. She is affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Lakewood Regional Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Agnelli accepts. Dr. Agnelli is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Vaginal Prolapse, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Gynecology
10861 Cherry Street; Suite 206
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Nancy Kimber specializes in general gynecology and practices in Los Alamitos, CA. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Kimber's clinical interests: laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and laser hair removal. She is affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center and Placentia-Linda Hospital. She is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Kimber has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kimber takes.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Nutrition Issues, Laser Hair Removal, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

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What is a Hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is an extremely common surgery performed to remove the uterus. Sometimes the fallopian tubes, ovaries, or cervix will be removed as well. A woman who has had a hysterectomy will no longer have periods and cannot get pregnant.

There are a variety of reasons that women have hysterectomies, including:
  • Heavy bleeding or pain, such as that due to fibroids, endometriosis, or adenomyosis
  • Cancer
  • Prolapsed uterus, where the pelvic muscles can no longer completely hold the uterus in place

It is important to note that having any of these conditions does not necessarily mean that a hysterectomy is necessary. There are other available treatment options in most cases.

Although the uterus is responsible for a period, it is the ovaries that control the hormonal changes that women go through every month. So if a woman has a hysterectomy but keeps her ovaries, she might still experience hormonal swings every month even if she no longer has a period. Alternately, if a younger woman has a hysterectomy where her ovaries as removed, she will essentially be in immediate menopause.

A hysterectomy can be performed traditionally through one large cut in the abdomen, laparoscopically using tiny incisions and small tools, or through the vagina. Full recovery may take four to six weeks. After a hysterectomy, you might experience sexual changes such as vaginal dryness or a change in libido. It is common to experience strong emotions after a hysterectomy, including both grief and relief. If your ovaries were removed, you may be at higher risk for certain diseases, such as heart disease and osteoporosis. Taking hormonal birth control might reduce this risk.