We found 5 providers with an interest in endometriosis and who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 103 near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Anil B. Bosco M. Manuel Pinto, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
3800 San Jacinto Street
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Anil Pinto is a physician who specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Pinto (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Hindi, and Portuguese. His areas of expertise include the following: hysterosalpingography, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and infertility. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He studied medicine at Goa Medical College. He completed his residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Patients rated Dr. Pinto highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pinto has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Hysterosalpingography, in Vitro Fertilization, Endometriosis, Infertility, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Stephen Sudela, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Sudela is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Rowlett, TX, Dallas, TX, and Forney, TX. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, he performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sudela include endometriosis. Dr. Sudela has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Sudela honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Endometriosis

Dr. Jonathan Taesung Kim, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard; Department of Ob/gyn, Utsw
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Kim is a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist in Katy, TX, Tomball, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kim include male reproductive disorders, prenatal diagnosis, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Patients rated Dr. Kim highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Kim welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Endometriosis, Gynecologic Surgery, Male Reproductive Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maria Teresa Reyes, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3310 Live Oak; Suite 210
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Maria Reyes works as a general OB/GYN in Dallas, TX and McKinney, TX. Dr. Reyes speaks Spanish. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and hysterectomy (uterus removal). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of McKinney. She attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Reyes's average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Reyes takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Menopause, Da Vinci Surgery, Myomectomy, Women's Health Issues, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Kyler Silver practices obstetrics and gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: colposcopy, essure, and laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH). Dr. Silver has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Silver graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Amenorrhea, Cryosurgery, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Bone ... (Read more)

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What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a painful disease that affects up to 10% of women during their childbearing years. It happens when cells that normally line the uterus migrate and appear in other parts of the body. These cells respond to monthly hormonal fluctuations and grow blood-rich tissue and shed it, just as they would inside the uterus. This can result in pain, and the bleeding can cause scar tissue to form. The thick, inflexible scar tissue (called an adhesion) can become very painful if it stops organs within the body from being able to move freely.

Endometriosis can happen almost anywhere in the body, but it happens most often within the pelvic cavity. The endometriosis lesions are most often seen on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvic wall, bladder, bowel, and intestines. Specific symptoms of endometriosis depend on where the lesions are located, but the most common are:
  • Pain, especially with the menstrual cycle
  • Infertility
  • Diarrhea or constipation during the menstrual cycle
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Heavy or irregular periods

No one knows what causes endometriosis. It is more common in women who have relatives with endometriosis, who have never given birth, and those who have a history of pelvic infections. It is diagnosed by laparoscopy, where a small tube with a camera on the end is inserted into the body in order to take a close look at the area where endometriosis is suspected to be.

Treatment for endometriosis depends on the severity and location of the lesions. Sometimes surgery to remove the endometriosis or adhesions is the best option. Pain medication helps make the major symptom of endometriosis more bearable. Additionally, some women have had success taking birth control pills or progestins to reduce the fluctuations in hormones that cause the endometriosis activity.
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