Because your doctor is always right, isn't he?
A report by Milliman and Robertson, Inc., published in 1995, concludes
that 60% of the surgeries performed are unnecessary. When you are in a
situation where the doctor tells you that surgery is the only way, do
not work up a panic. Stay calm and seek a second, third, and if
required, even a fourth opinion, till you are convinced that surgery is
the best solution for your ailment. At no cost must you agree to go
under the knife, till all your doubts are satisfactorily answered.
The article below has a list of unnecessary surgeries:
Most Common Surgeries that are Unnecessary