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Hysterectomy Resources for Waco, TX

If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Waco, 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 Waco, TX - Find More Doctors
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
Amit Patel, M.D.
2301 Marsh Ln
Clinic Suite
Plano TX 75093
469-999-4519
Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
9725667760
Tiffany Jackson, M.D.
601 Clara Barton, Suite 160
Garland TX 75042
469-800-2240
Mayra J. Thompson, M.D.
5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dept OBGYN
Dallas TX 75290
214-645-3888
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
Debra Richardson, M.D.
Gynecological Oncology Clinic - SW Med
2201 Inwood Road Suite 106
Dallas TX 75390
214-645-4673

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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

 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)"


 Brian Kelly BECKER MD.
Waco, TX
Suggestion by bluesteyesntx : "I first picked Dr. Becker merely by chance. As a number of people have done I went down the list in a phone book when I found out I was pregnant with my son and chose Dr. Becker. That was only the be...(Read More)"


 Kenneth W KOERITZ MD.
Waco, TX
Suggestion by D. Jordan : "Great doctor......Listens to you carefully. He is very cheerful....friendly....trustworthyand comes highly recommended by many others. I had a hysterectomy one year ago with very few problems....(Read More)"


 Chad SIMMONS MD.
Dallas, TX
Suggestion by Tonya F : "Dr. Simmons specializes in obstetrics/gynecology. He is one of the only doctors that have ever really listened to me & my concerns. He listened and did not rush my time with him. He answered all my q...(Read More)"


 Tricia SHIMER MD.
Mckinney, TX
Suggestion by Lolee : "I have been through alot with trying to first find someone to diagnose my problems let alone know how to treat them. As soon as I started seeing Dr. Shimer she knew exactly how to treat and diagnos...(Read More)"


 Joseph Andrew SALINAS MD.
Houston, TX
Suggestion by Therese Segovia : "I am an athlete and in the spring of 2006 while running I found it very hard to breathe. This continued for several weeks and I noticed that my concentration was slipping and I was incredibly tir...(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)"


 Isam Yusuf A BALAT MD.
Houston, TX
Suggestion by Tahmara Floyd : "Dr. Balat is the most patient gentle and kind doctor. He worked tirelessly trying to find a solution to my problems before my undergoing a hysterectomy. It is only because of the blessing of God an...(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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