We found 6 providers matching hysterectomy and who accept First Health near Sicklerville, NJ.

Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
188 Fries Mill Road, Suite K-2; Suite K-2
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Packin's specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. His areas of expertise include menopause, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and prenatal ultrasound. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Packin completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care. Unfortunately, Dr. Packin is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Prenatal Ultrasound, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
802 Liberty Place
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Patricia Stafford's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Stafford's areas of expertise include colposcopy, menopause, and pre-eclampsia. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Stafford is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Cervix Problems, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Lakeside Business Park
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Lennard Gildiner sees patients in Lindenwold, NJ and Sicklerville, NJ. His medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gildiner accepts. Before completing his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Dr. Gildiner attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
802 Liberty Place
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Rose Magness is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Dr. Magness's areas of expertise include colposcopy, menopause, and pre-eclampsia. Dr. Magness is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by Dr. Magness's patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Magness honors. Dr. Magness graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For Dr. Magness's residency, Dr. Magness trained at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia and Abington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Magness is affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Cervix Problems, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Lakeside Business Park
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Donald Cannon is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cannon include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He obtained his medical school training at Howard University College of Medicine and performed his residency at Atlanta Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
802 Liberty Place
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Aroti Achari sees patients in Sicklerville, NJ and Cherry Hill, NJ. Her medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Her clinical interests include colposcopy, menopause, and pre-eclampsia. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Achari is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Achari's residency was performed at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, ... (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.
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