We found 6 providers with an interest in endometrial ablation and who accept HealthSmart near Fort Worth, TX.

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Dr. Martin D Read, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 445
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Martin Read practices general obstetrics & gynecology in North Richland Hills, TX and Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Read's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Read include pap test, essure, and labor and delivery (childbirth). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Read is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Read is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 435
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Mickey Hooper's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: uterine prolapse, hysterosalpingography, and adolescent gynecology. Dr. Hooper has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hooper accepts. She graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care.

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Dr. Delbert Alan Johns, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 330
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Delbert Johns practices general gynecology. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Johns's clinical interests: infertility, endometrial ablation, and endometriosis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care. Dr. Johns takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Infertility, Laparoscopic Surgery, Endometrial Ablation, Endometriosis, Tubal Ligation

Dr. William Worth Maxwell Jr., MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 440
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. William Maxwell is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Maxwell's clinical interests: menstrual disorders, well women care, and sterilization. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Maxwell at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Gerry Michael Hoffman, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 440
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Gerry Hoffman's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Hoffman average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoffman's areas of expertise include the following: gynecological problems, colposcopy, and endometrial ablation. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Gynecological Problems, Endometrial Ablation

Dr. Danielle T B Burkett, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1250 8th Avenue; Suite 445
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Danielle Burkett practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Fort Worth, TX. Her areas of expertise include menopause, menstrual disorders, and colposcopy. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Care. Dr. Burkett studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Breast Pain, Cancer Screening, Adolescent Gynecology, NovaSure, Infertility, ... (Read more)

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What is Endometrial Ablation?

Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys and removes a thin layer of the uterine lining. It is usually performed to treat heavy menstrual bleeding, especially if bleeding cannot be controlled by medications. After an endometrial ablation, periods often stop completely. If they do not, they are much lighter and easier to manage.

There are many different ways that the uterine lining can be removed, including radiofrequency, heat, microwaves, and cold. Ablations are usually performed with local anesthetic by an OB/GYN. A probe is inserted into the uterus through the vagina, and the end of the probe is expanded or moved around to access the uterine lining. Cramping and discharge afterwards are normal, but the procedure is not particularly painful.

Endometrial ablation is not for everyone. It shouldn’t be done by women who have reached menopause, or women with uterine cancer or uterine infections. It is important to remember that an endometrial ablation does not remove the uterus or ovaries, so regular pelvic exams are still important after this procedure. Women who are considering endometrial ablation should also be done having children. Pregnancy is possible after an endometrial ablation, though not likely. If pregnancy does occur, an ablation increases the risks of miscarriage and other problems, so reliable birth control must be used after endometrial ablation all the way through menopause.
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