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Hysterectomy Resources for Irving, TX

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

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Irving, TX - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Baylor Medical Center at Irving
1901 N MacArthur Blvd
Irving TX 75061

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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

 John Jos ZAVALETA MD.
Irving, TX
Suggestion by Trevina : "I suggest this doctor because he knows his stuff. He is very knowledgeable about women's health. He is a specialists in pelvic floor disorders vaginal reconstruction and rehabilitation. This...(Read More)"


 Jeff M LIVINGSTON MD.
Irving, TX
Suggestion by Dyveonne J : "Well i was 5 months along in my pregnancy and was very unhappy with my ob/gyn at the time and decided to find someone else. So my husband began to look up other ob/gyn's nearby. When he ran across Dr...(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)"


 Kathleen Ruth RASMUSSEN MD.
Corpus Christi, TX
Suggestion by Nancy : "Dr. Kathleen Rasmussen is a great surgeon doctor and person. She just performed a TAH/BSO on me in January 2010 and her calm demeanor was very comforting. In the pre-op appt she explains everthin...(Read More)"


 Dianne Waddell SAWYER MD.
Waco, TX
Suggestion by JoLeen : "Dr. Diane Sawyer is a wonderful Ob/gyn in the Waco Texas area. She performed my total hysterectomy (ovaries tubes cervix and uterus) and due to the possibility of cancer she even made the small...(Read More)"


 Ronald Cole WOODSON MD.
Corpus Christi, TX
Suggestion by Mary S. Floyd : "Dr. Ronald Woodson is my GYN. I had a myomectomy & hysterectomy performed by him. He is very very patient good listener great communicator and is concerned with YOUR individual health as a person...(Read More)"


 John Francis IRWIN MD.
Houston, TX
Suggestion by Donna A : "Dr. John Irwin ROCKS! He is highly skilled and optimistic about treatment. You can see an interview on You Tube. Just search Dr. John Irwin Great Day Houston. Three weeks ago I had a Laparoscopic S...(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)"


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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