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Hysterectomy Resources for Killeen, TX

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Killeen, 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.


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Doctors in or near Killeen, TX - Find More Doctors
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
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
469-800-2240
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747
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
Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
940-591-6700

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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

 Alka Shrikant RISHI MD.
Killeen, TX
Suggestion by tomkat : "Dr. Alka Rishi is the best OB/GYN I've ever had. I had to move so I will miss her dearly. She has an excellent record and was never involved with legal incident or lawsuit. She was very warm and kind...(Read More)"


 Douglas Campbell DECKER MD.
Fort Worth, TX
Suggestion by hystersister : "Dr. Decker is the most amazing doctor I have ever come into contact with. I was given his name after my gyno did nothing to help me during my pregnancy. He is a known for his skill with regards to hi...(Read More)"


 Odette LIMOSNERO MD.
Flower Mound, TX
Suggestion by Delinda : "Dr. Limosnero was absolutely awesome. I would recommend her to anyone that lives in this area. I don't think that I have ever had a doctor who was so thorough or so caring. I recently had a Total H...(Read More)"


 Phyllis Gail YOHE DO.
Georgetown, TX
Suggestion by RedMoon : "Dr. Yohe doesn't do obstetrics but focuses on gynecology. She balances traditional medicine with a version of homeopathy in a women only office setting. She helped me tremendously when I was in an e...(Read More)"


 Jerry JOHNSTON MD.
TX
Suggestion by Gay : "very good gyn doctor and very experenced....(Read More)"


 Roberta Melena BRAUN MD.
Austin, TX
Suggestion by mkw : "I've been a patient of Dr. Braun for almost 10 years. She has been wonderful. She is never rushed during office visits and she actually sits down and talks to you. She's held my hand through an ablati...(Read More)"


 Sudheer JAHAPRABHU MD.
Texarkana, TX
Suggestion by Nancy Roper : "He was wonderful during my pre and post hysterectomy time. he took time to answer question for me and my husband. He took time with us when he made his hospital rounds. he is gentle and soft spoken...(Read More)"


 Karen CARCAMO MD.
San Antonio, TX
Suggestion by Phyllis : "This doctor treated my endometriosis for years. She suggested many options and I tried every one before deciding to have a hysterectomy. She was also very patient and answered all my questions. And th...(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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