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Hysterectomy Resources for San Antonio, TX

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

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Find a Hospital

Hospitals in or near San Antonio, TX - Find Hospitals in other Locations
North Central Baptist Hospital
520 Madison Oak
San Antonio TX 78258
Christus Santa Rosa Medical Center Hospital
2827 Babcock Rd
San Antonio TX 78229
St. Luke's Baptist Hospital
7930 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio TX 78229
Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital
8026 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio TX 78229
Methodist Children’s Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio TX 78229
Southwest General Hospital
7400 Barlite Blvd
San Antonio TX 78224
Northeast Baptist Hospital
8811 Village Dr
San Antonio TX 78217
Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
1310 McCullough
San Antonio TX 78212
Baptist Medical Center
111 Dallas St
San Antonio TX 78205
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
1139 E. Sonterra Blvd.
San Antonio TX 78258

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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

 Vernon THEIS MD.
San Antonio, TX
Suggestion by Jennifer N : "He was wonderful. I went into him after being very frusterated with other experiences at OB/GYN docs. As I am relatively young most doctors kept wanting to pump me full of pills to try to solve my...(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)"


 Heidi R HECK MD.
San Antonio, TX
Suggestion by Tracy S : "I have seen this doctor for 10 years! She just performed my hysterectomy and a week later I feel great! She is comforting and understanding. I pass out easily and she takes the time to calm my nerv...(Read More)"


 Antonio CAVAZOS MD.
San Antonio, TX
Suggestion by mexicana : "Very good doctor. He listened to my concerns and made recommendations accordingly....(Read More)"


 Tammy Joy MURDOCK MD.
San Antonio, TX
Suggestion by Barbara : "Wonderful Doctor.. Great bedside manner very attentive....(Read More)"


 Ash M DABBOUS MD.
San Antonio, TX
Suggestion by youngforlife : "I was referred to Dr. Dabbous from my Dr Dr. Michelle Harden to perform my laparoscopic hysterectomy. He understood exactly the frustrations that I had and listened to me when I talked to him. (He wa...(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)"


 Kay MORRIS MD.
San Antonio, TX
Suggestion by : "Dr. Morris is a experienced comforting and warm-hearted GYN who knows her stuff. She is very protective of her patients and is a good surgeon. The nurses at the hospital where she works highly reco...(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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