With all due respect to the many caring, compassionate, and skilled male OB/GYN physicians out there, we’d be amiss in ignoring the research showing a near majority of younger women preferring a female gynecologist. Some call this reverse discrimination in gynecology.  I’d more simply call it patient preference. The bigger question is, "Where does this leave the male gynecologist?", especially in a current marketing climate promoting the "female only" OB/GYN ...

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When you and your gynecologist have decided on hysterectomy as the treatment of choice for your gynecologic diagnosis, there are several routes by which a hysterectomy may be accomplished. A total hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, and when indicated, the additional removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries (termed salpingoophorectomy) may be recommended. There are several routes by which a hysterectomy can be performed. You and your gynecologist ...

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