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Hysterectomy Resources for Harlingen, TX

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

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Hospitals in or near Harlingen, TX - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Valley Baptist Health System
2101 Pease St
Harlingen TX 78550

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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

 Michael Mark DORSETT MD.
Lubbock, TX
Suggestion by Shonda : "He is a very carring dr. One that feels like family. He delivered my twins boys after I had a very high risk pregnancy. I delivered twins at 36 weeks. Both were very healthy babies. I also had co...(Read More)"


 Chandra G HIGGINBOTHAM MD.
Houston, TX
Suggestion by Penny : "I have been knowing her for eight years. She is very open and easy to related to. My Dr. get straight to the point to find out what is going on and how to stay healthy. She cares and cares more whe...(Read More)"


 Tim Robt TARKENTON MD.
Mineral Wells, TX
Suggestion by Amanda : "Dr. Tarkenton is a wonderfull doctor. He is very kind and gental with your needs....(Read More)"


 Kimberly UDELL DO.
Mansfield, TX
Suggestion by Lyndy Shields : "Dr. Udell was my doctor during my pregnany with my third child. She's AWESOME! She's the best ob/byn that I've ever had! I would go back to her anytime!...(Read More)"


 Eric Javier VENEGAS MD.
Odessa, TX
Suggestion by Jennifer R : "Dr. Eric Venegas is my Gynocologist. He has recently preformed my hysterectomy. He is very nice caring and profesional. I feel he and his office staff care about their patients from my personal expe...(Read More)"


 James HERD MD.
TX
Suggestion by Deanna J : "Dr. Herd is the greatest! He has been my Ob/Gyn for several years now. He has saw me through the birth of my son and performed the Essure procedure. He explains every detail and answers every quest...(Read More)"


 Catherine KARMEL MD.
Houston, TX
Suggestion by M. Kowalski : "She has been a great doctor very compassionate doesn't rush into things and is willing to try alternatives when possible. Did great surgery on me too....(Read More)"


 Nohemi INFANTE MD.
TX
Suggestion by Anna G : "My doctor is great i had a LSH in Dec 2008 and with 0 pain after the surgury she takes the time to explain everything and gave me options and spoke to me a few times befor and after the surgery not ma...(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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