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Hysterectomy Resources for Odessa, TX

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Odessa, 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 Odessa, TX - Find More Doctors
Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
940 591-6700
Ellen Wilson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd - Dept of OBGYN
Dallas TX 75390
214-648-4747
Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
940-591-6700
Siobhan Kehoe, 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
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
469-800-2240
Debra Richardson, 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
Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
214-645-3888

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near Odessa, TX - Find Hospitals in other Locations
Medical Center Hospital
500 W 4th St
Odessa TX 79761
Alliance Hospital
510 N. Adams Rd
Odessa TX 79761

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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

 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)"


 Pillarisetty Guru RAJA MD.
Odessa, TX
Suggestion by Rebecca B : "This Dr has done wonders for me...(Read More)"


 Rebecca Norton COLLINS MD.
Lewisville, TX
Suggestion by Terri : "Dr. Collins took the time to make sure I understood everything that was going to happen to me. She was very patient with all my questions and my husband's questions. She offered several options and...(Read More)"


 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)"


 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)"


 Jennifer C FREEMAN MD.
Dallas, TX
Suggestion by Tricia : "Dr Freeman is a very Friendly experienced physician she has a good bed side manner. She gives me the time I need. She is highly recommended and has a good reputation in the city of Dallas. I would r...(Read More)"


 Sheldon Alan WEINSTEIN MD.
Dallas, TX
Suggestion by Ricky : "Dr. Weinstein teaches residents the fine art of gynecologic surgery. He is a full clinical professor at UTSW Medical School and also maintains his private practice at Presbyterian Hospital. He has...(Read More)"


 Ali TOOFANIAN MD.
Dallas, TX
Suggestion by J. B. : "Dr. Toofanian has a great bedside manner. I love the fact that he is abreast on all of the latest technology and research in obstetrics and gynocology. I would have never been a mother had it not be...(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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