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Hysterectomy Resources for Laredo, TX

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Laredo, 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 Laredo, TX - Find More Doctors
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
Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Clinic Suite
Plano TX 75093
469-999-4519
Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673
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
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747
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

 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)"


 Devanshi Talib DHANJI MD.
Pearland, TX
Suggestion by Marian S : "Dr. Dhanji is very patient and knowledgeable. She is very informative regarding treatment plans and assessing each patient's needs. Dr.Dhanji is very easy to discuss your concerns and provides dir...(Read More)"


 Michael Laverne ARNOLD MD.
Lufkin, TX
Suggestion by Sherri McCathern : "I've been a patient of Dr. Arnold's for twenty years. He has done a hysto. on me and treats me for IC for the bladder. He helped bring one of my sons in this world. I trust him so much! I have a very...(Read More)"


 Sherri M LEVIN MD.
Houston, TX
Suggestion by Patrice M : "Dr. Levin has been my OB/GYN for 17 years and I love her. She is very caring and I trust her completely in her professional competence. She is the kind of doctor who always wants to challenge herself...(Read More)"


 Dagoberto GONZALEZ MD.
Helotes, TX
Suggestion by Shawn : "My regular Dr. referred me to Dr. Dago when I began having trouble with my periods. He was very thorough and professional. I loved the fact that his practice is set up so that if you are NOT having...(Read More)"


 David MCALPINE MD.
Fort Worth, TX
Suggestion by Victoria Kemp : "I have been a patient of Dr. McAlpine for over 17 years. He is an excellent doctor with an efficient office and a terrific examination/office visit protocol that is very respectful of the patient. A...(Read More)"


 Jeffrey Paul MYERS MD.
Rowlett, TX
Suggestion by Tanya P : "At 35 I just had to have a Hysterectomy due to Fibroids and Endo. Dr. Myers was my 4th Dr. and he is the one that made me pain-free. Dr. Myers is caring (even talked to my husband about "taking care o...(Read More)"


 Michelle Ann HARDEN MD.
San Antonio, TX
Suggestion by youngforlife : "Dr. Harden helped me tremendously. I had been to 6 Drs. in the past 2 years and was very frustrated by Drs throwing pills at me to solve my problem with my periods. She listened to what I talked wit...(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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