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We found 5 providers matching hysterectomy and who accept United Healthcare Compass near Arlington, TX.

Dr. Steven Joseph Seligman, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
505 Omega Drive
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Steven Seligman works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Clinical interests for Dr. Seligman include hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Arlington.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Hysterectomy, Da Vinci Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. John Alvin Pickel Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, General Gynecology
505 Omega Drive
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. John Pickel's medical specialty is general gynecology. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Pickel include hysterectomy (uterus removal) and robotic surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Pickel trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Pickel is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Arlington.

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All Interests: Hysterectomy, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Stephanie Ann Pickel, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
505 Omega Drive
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Stephanie Pickel is a general OB/GYN in Grand Prairie, TX, Mansfield, TX, and Arlington, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Pickel include hysterectomy (uterus removal) and robotic surgery. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Arlington.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Hysterectomy, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Robert Andrew Greve, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
515 W Mayfield; #200
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Robert Greve is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Arlington, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Greve include hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Arlington. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. The average patient rating for Dr. Greve is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Greve accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Da Vinci Surgery, Hysterectomy, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Melodi N Reese-Holley, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
505 Omega Drive
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Melodi Reese-Holley is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Arlington, TX, Grand Prairie, TX, and Dallas, TX. Her clinical interests include gynecological problems, high risk pregnancy, and sterilization. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Reese-Holley is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Arlington.

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All Interests: Cyst Removal, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Gynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

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What is a Hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is an extremely common surgery performed to remove the uterus. Sometimes the fallopian tubes, ovaries, or cervix will be removed as well. A woman who has had a hysterectomy will no longer have periods and cannot get pregnant.

There are a variety of reasons that women have hysterectomies, including:
  • Heavy bleeding or pain, such as that due to fibroids, endometriosis, or adenomyosis
  • Cancer
  • Prolapsed uterus, where the pelvic muscles can no longer completely hold the uterus in place

It is important to note that having any of these conditions does not necessarily mean that a hysterectomy is necessary. There are other available treatment options in most cases.

Although the uterus is responsible for a period, it is the ovaries that control the hormonal changes that women go through every month. So if a woman has a hysterectomy but keeps her ovaries, she might still experience hormonal swings every month even if she no longer has a period. Alternately, if a younger woman has a hysterectomy where her ovaries as removed, she will essentially be in immediate menopause.

A hysterectomy can be performed traditionally through one large cut in the abdomen, laparoscopically using tiny incisions and small tools, or through the vagina. Full recovery may take four to six weeks. After a hysterectomy, you might experience sexual changes such as vaginal dryness or a change in libido. It is common to experience strong emotions after a hysterectomy, including both grief and relief. If your ovaries were removed, you may be at higher risk for certain diseases, such as heart disease and osteoporosis. Taking hormonal birth control might reduce this risk.