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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 obstetrician and gynecologist in Flower Mound, TX and Lewisville, TX. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Galusha's areas of expertise include hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. Her professional affiliations include Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Galusha is open to new patients. She studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Galusha's residency was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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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 general obstetrician and gynecologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Auers include women's health issues, hysterectomy (uterus removal), and da vinci surgery. She is affiliated with Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. She studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Methodist Hospital. Dr. Auers's patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Auers takes. She is accepting new patients.

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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 specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Lewisville, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Dallas, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Fliedner include hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Fliedner takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. Dr. Fliedner's professional affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano and Medical Center of Lewisville. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Hysterectomy, Da Vinci Surgery, 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 is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Flower Mound, TX. These areas are among her clinical interests: 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 honors. Dr. Banks graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Banks is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Her practice is open to 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.
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