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Hysterectomy Resources for Fort Sam Houston, TX

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Fort Sam Houston, TX, this page will provide added resources for your quest. Read on for specific local information about hysterectomy, surgery options, doctors, hospitals, patient testimonies and more from HysterSisters.com members.

What is a hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, otherwise known as the womb. Rarely is a hysterectomy an emergency surgery. There is usually considerable time to research and explore options for discussions with your personal surgeon.

Read more about hysterectomy.

Most importantly, if you have been told you need a hysterectomy and you have explored the alternative treatments for your diagnosis, there is important information you need to know.


Find a GYN Surgeon

Doctors in or near Fort Sam Houston, TX - Find More Doctors
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
469-800-2240
Siobhan Kehoe, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
9725667760
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747
Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Clinic Suite
Plano TX 75093
469-999-4519
Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
940 591-6700
Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
214-645-3888
Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
940-591-6700

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Hospitals in or near Fort Sam Houston, TX - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Brooke Army Medical Center
3851 Roger Brooke Dr
Fort Sam Houston TX 78234

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Your first decision - What type of hysterectomy is best for you?

Different types of hysterectomy are tailored to a specific set of health needs and surgeon skills. With today's advancing technology and experienced surgeons, most women are candidates for minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery typically allows for faster recovery and fewer complications. Vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, and robotic hysterectomy are examples of minimally invasive hysterectomy options.

Ask your surgeon: Am I a candidate for minimally invasive hysterectomy? If the answer is no, ask "Why not?". Seek a second opinion of a specialized GYN surgeon for additional surgery options.

Read more about the different hysterectomy types:

Vaginal Hysterectomy

Laparscopic Hysterectomy

da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy

LESS Hysterectomy

Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy


Suggest a Doctor

 Henry GOR MD.
Longview, TX
Suggestion by mindy H : "Dr. Gor is a man that makes his self understood without talking down and assuming you went to medical school. He checks all options before coming to a final conclusion. Very freindly man with a pers...(Read More)"


 Chad SIMMONS MD.
Dallas, TX
Suggestion by Tonya F : "Dr. Simmons specializes in obstetrics/gynecology. He is one of the only doctors that have ever really listened to me & my concerns. He listened and did not rush my time with him. He answered all my q...(Read More)"


 Carl Frederick GIESLER MD.
Houston, TX
Suggestion by Melissa G : "Dr. Giesler is amazing. He is exceptionally skilled in his field and is also an innovator. He performed my hysterectomy nearly six weeks ago and because of his methods and skill I had no pain whatsoe...(Read More)"


 Emma J SIMS MD.
Spring, TX
Suggestion by Tori Billings : "Dr. Sims has the very best bedside manner of any doctor or healthcare provider I have ever known - and I have known many! She loves every one of her patients and each one of them is the most important...(Read More)"


 Stephen Peter SAKOVICH MD.
Irving, TX
Suggestion by P.V. : "Dr. Sakovich is the greatest! I have suffered for years with endometriosis. Over the last year in particular the pain had become unbearable. I've had treatments but nothing worked for me and other...(Read More)"


 Robert Joseph COSENTINO MD.
Austin, TX
Suggestion by Laura : "Dr Cosentino is a great doctor. He has superior bed side manner. He is a busy man but well worth the wait....(Read More)"


 Amy Gail SIGMAN MD.
Dallas, TX
Suggestion by Stephanie : "Dr. Sigman is a great doctor. I've been going to her since 2000. She has a great bedside manner down to earth and is easy to talk to. Her and her office staff even know me when I walk in their do...(Read More)"


 June WILLIAMS-COLEMAN MD.
Houston, TX
Suggestion by Patricia : "This is the doctor who performed my hyster I never experienced pain after surgery. I had a severe case of endemetriosis with lots of bleeding. She is patient during her examinations and talks to...(Read More)"


HysterSisters Recommends Get a Second Opinion

Get a Second Opinion - ALWAYS!

HysterSisters recommends that you get more than one opinion when your doctor suggests a hysterectomy. You may have a trustful long-standing history with your doctor and feel horrified that we suggest such a thing! This isn't a slap in the face for your personal physician but a smart thing for every patient to do.

Set up an appointment with a different surgeon in a different practice and even perhaps in a different town. Take your records with you but also ask for an exam. Ask if the first recommendation is appropriate. Ask for alternative suggestions.

Get a third opinion. You might find the third suggests an even less invasive solution or an alternative treatment to completely avoid surgery.

The key is for you, the patient, to get all the information you can before you agree to surgery. You cannot change your mind once the surgery is done. There are no money back guarantees if the surgery is not the cure for your problem. Be smart. Do your homework.

Read more about getting a second opinion: Give Me A Second.

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