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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 specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. On average, patients gave Dr. Seligman a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Seligman focuses on hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans. After attending the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is 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 specialty is general gynecology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in hysterectomy (uterus removal) and robotic surgery. Dr. Pickel is affiliated with Medical Center of Arlington. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Pickel completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pickel takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Hysterectomy, Robotic Surgery

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

Dr. Stephanie Pickel's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Pickel's clinical interests 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 is 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 works as a general OB/GYN in Arlington, TX. Dr. Greve is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. 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. He is affiliated with Medical Center of Arlington.

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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's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Her areas of expertise include the following: gynecological problems, high risk pregnancy, and sterilization. She honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Reese-Holley is 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.