When is the Right Time for a Hysterectomy? - Bronson Healthcare

Published on April 18, 2013

When is the Right Time for a Hysterectomy?


Rachel Yankama, MD, MPH, Ob/Gyn, a member of the Bronson Battle Creek medical staff, is offering a free seminar titled ‘Women’s Health—When is the right time for a hysterectomy?’

The one-hour program, scheduled for Thursday, August 23, in the Outpatient Atrium at Bronson Battle Creek, begins with appetizers and refreshments at 6 p.m. followed by her program and 6:30.

Dr. Yankama, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, will discuss the latest treatments available to women who are concerned about common gynecologic conditions, including heavy bleeding, fibroids, endometriosis, incontinence, and pelvic prolapse. At the end of her presentation, she will leave time for questions.

This program is the third in a series of five women’s health seminars offered in 2012 by Bronson Battle Creek. Seating is limited. Call (877) 462-2247 or sign-up online at www.bronsonbattlecreek.com.

Bronson Battle Creek is a 218-bed hospital that provides full outpatient and inpatient acute care including robotic surgery, diagnostics, and rehabilitation services; 100% all private rooms. It also offers world-class diagnostic capabilities including PET/CT imaging, freestanding ‘open’ and traditional MRI, CT (16- and 64-slice), and 3.0 Tesla MRI. Bronson Battle Creek has been recognized nationally as one of the safest hospitals, and has been a leader in the development of electronic health records as evidenced by multiple honors as one of America’s ‘most wired’ and ‘most wireless’ hospitals. The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons recognizes the Bronson Battle Creek Cancer Care Center as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program, and the only hospital in Michigan to receive the CoC’s Outstanding Achievement Award three times in a row. Specialty services include the county’s largest accredited sleep center and a wound-healing center with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Other Seminar Topics, Times, and Places


Tuesday, September 11

Topic: ‘Women’s Health – Combating Your Body’s Symptoms’

Brian Krauss, MD, FACOG

Board-Certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician

Bronson Battle Creek

Outpatient Center Atrium

300 North Avenue

Battle Creek, MI


Tuesday, October 9

Topic: ‘Women’s Health – Take Control of Your Life, Period!’

Sabeena Pradhan, MD, FACOG

Board-Certified Gynecologist

Dow Conference Center & Hotel

Gillespie Conference Room

22 East Galloway Street

Hillsdale, MI