We found 6 providers matching hysterectomy and who accept Western Health Advantage near Sacramento, CA.

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Dr. Wesley Scott Hilger, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2801 K Street; Suite 200
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Wesley Hilger is an urogynecologist in Sacramento, CA and Roseville, CA. Dr. Hilger obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive surgery, menopause, and incontinence. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Hilger is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH)

All Interests: Incontinence, Neurostimulation, Interstitial Cystitis, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Urogynecological ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $2,750
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $937
Dr. A. David David Lerner, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
621 Capitol Mall; #950
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. A. Lerner's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include women's health issues. Dr. Lerner's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lerner welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. Dr. Lerner (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and German.

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Relevant Interests: , vaginal hysterectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Circumcision, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, HPV, ... (Read more)

Dr. Victor K Chan, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2901 K Street; Suite 209
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Victor Chan works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chan include women's health issues. Dr. Chan is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Chan attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Chan speaks Cantonese.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH)

All Interests: Menopause, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Infertility, Breast Issues, Hysteroscopy, Essure, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Nathan Hale Allen, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4100 E. Commerce Way; #110
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Nathan Allen specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Allen include women's health issues. Dr. Allen's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Dr. Allen attended the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy, total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH)

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jenifer L Burkhalter, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
621 Capitol Mall; Suite 950
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Jenifer Burkhalter is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Burkhalter include vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and pregnancy. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin, she performed her residency at Tripler Army Medical Center. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Incontinence, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

3301 C Street; Building 550
Sacramento, CA
 

2013 Procedure Details

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  • Volume: 26
  • Charge (avg.): $1,950 - $5,006
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $143 - $345

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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.
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