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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 practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Flower Mound, TX. Dr. Galusha's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Galusha include hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. She is affiliated with Medical City Lewisville and Texas Health Flower Mound. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Galusha is open to new patients. Her education and training includes medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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All Interests: 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 physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among his clinical interests: hysterectomy (uterus removal) and da vinci surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fliedner accepts. His education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is affiliated with Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG), Texas Health Plano, and Medical City Lewisville. Dr. Fliedner is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Leslie Auers is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Flower Mound, TX. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Auers is especially interested in women's health issues, hysterectomy (uterus removal), and da vinci surgery. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Flower Mound and Medical City Lewisville. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Auers obtained her medical school training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and performed her residency at Methodist Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Lauren Banks specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Banks has indicated that her clinical interests include women's health issues, hysterectomy (uterus removal), and da vinci surgery. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Flower Mound and Medical City Lewisville. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She is in-network for 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: 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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