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

Dr. Edward Klein's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Klein include menopause, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and pre-eclampsia. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

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

Dr. Joann Richichi, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Joann Richichi is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Richichi include menopause, female incontinence, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Richichi accepts. She studied medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. For her professional training, Dr. Richichi completed a residency program at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. She is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Lennard Gildiner specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gildiner include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Dr. Gildiner is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Gildiner trained at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Catherine Minter's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Her education and training includes medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Minter's areas of expertise include menopause, female incontinence, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Minter is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, CIGNA Plans, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Donald Cannon is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Lindenwold, NJ and Sicklerville, NJ. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Dr. Cannon accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine and a graduate of Atlanta Medical Center's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

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

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Marianne Digiovanni is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Her areas of expertise include menopause, female incontinence, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Digiovanni is a graduate of UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Digiovanni trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford for her residency.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
901 Route 168; Suites 301-305
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Edward Podgorski sees patients in Voorhees, NJ, Mount Laurel, NJ, and Cherry Hill, NJ. His medical specialty is diagnostic radiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Podgorski include menopause, female incontinence, and pre-eclampsia. Dr. Podgorski's professional affiliations include South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA) and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals and Bryn Mawr Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, Hysterectomy

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, ... (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.