July 25, 2014

What is a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy?


Faster healing. Less pain.

Hysterectomy was done in the past through a large incision in the abdomen or through a vaginal incision. Both of those approaches lead to a much longer hospital stay and recovery time. Now instead of a two to three night hospital stay and a six week recovery time with an abdominal hysterectomy, it is an overnight stay in the hospital and a two week recovery time with a laparoscopic hysterectomy.

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About Dr. Roseann Maikis, M.D.

Dr. Maikis is a surgeon who specializes in laparoscopic hysterectomy and laparoscopic removal of fibroids and endometriosis. Dr. Maikis has done over 1,000 laparoscopic hysterectomies in her career as a laparoscopic surgeon.

Dr. Maikis is an expert in the DaVinci robot. She was one of the first surgeons in Nashville to be trained in robotic surgery. She continues to be an innovator in new surgical procedure that produce more minimally invasive results.

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