Who performs a hysterectomy?
The following specialists perform hysterectomies:
Obstetrician-gynecologists specialize in women’s reproductive health and pregnancy.
Gynecologic oncologists specialize in diagnosing, treating and preventing cancer of the female reproductive system.
General surgeons specialize in the surgical treatment of a wide variety of diseases, disorders and conditions.
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