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We found 4 providers matching hysterectomy and who accept Amerigroup near Flower Mound, TX.

Dr. Andrea Lyn Galusha, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4001 Long Prairie Road; Suite 150
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Andrea Galusha is a general OB/GYN. These areas are among Dr. Galusha's clinical interests: hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. She is affiliated with Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. She attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Galusha accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Hysterectomy, Da Vinci Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Leslie Arrington Auers, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4001 Long Prairie Road; Suite 150
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Leslie Auers is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Flower Mound, TX and Lewisville, TX. Dr. Auers's areas of expertise include women's health issues, hysterectomy (uterus removal), and da vinci surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Auers is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and a graduate of Methodist Hospital's residency program. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Dr. Auers has an open panel.

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All Interests: Women's Health Issues, Hysterectomy, Da Vinci Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Thomas Sample Fliedner, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3051 Churchill; Suite 220
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Fliedner is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Lewisville, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Dallas, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. Dr. Fliedner's professional affiliations include Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Fliedner attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Fliedner's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Da Vinci Surgery, Hysterectomy, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Lauren Kay Hastings Banks, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4001 Long Prairie Road; Suite 150
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Lauren Banks sees patients in Flower Mound, TX. Her medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Banks is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. In her practice, she is particularly interested in women's health issues, hysterectomy (uterus removal), and da vinci surgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Banks accepts. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Dr. Banks is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Hysterectomy

All Interests: Women's Health Issues, Hysterectomy, Da Vinci Surgery, Robotic Surgery

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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.