Minimally Invasive Surgery Specialist

Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates of Dallas

OB/GYNs located in Dallas, TX & Frisco, TX

The physicians at Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates of Dallas are skilled in all types of minimally invasive surgeries which allow a faster recovery, less pain, fewer risks, and a quicker return to normal activities. These surgeries are done in the office, the surgery outpatient centers, and at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Heckman and Dr. Harris perform these surgeries also at Baylor Medical Center at Frisco. All physicians are active in training of Ob-Gyn residents in minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Heckman also proctors gynecologists who join the Baylor Dallas staff in Robot Laparoscopic minimally invasive surgeries including Hysterectomy.

Minimally Invasive Surgery Q & A

What type of surgeries are there?

There are many types of surgeries with a wide array of issues:

Hysterectomy(removal of the uterus)including vaginal, laparoscopic, Robotic, Oophorectomy(removal of the ovary), uterine ablation, surgeries to correct anatomic defects, endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy, scar tissue pain, endometriosis, bladder relaxation, urinary incontinence.

Polyps and fibroids within the lining of the uterus can be removed through the cervix using a hysteroscope under direct visualization into the uterus. Most of these surgical patients go home the day of the surgery.

How do I know whether I am a candidate for a minimally invasive procedure?

Talk with one of the specialist physicians at Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates of Dallas to evaluate your specific symptoms and physical findings to see if you could benefit from a minimally invasive surgery.