Christy Capet, MD
Dr. Capet spent her childhood in Tyler, TX before moving to Dallas to attend the University of Dallas in Irving. She received her Bachelor of Arts in History, graduating Cum Laude, while also competing in Track and Field as a Heptathlete. She then went on to obtain her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center, in Houston, and continued her training at the University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Capet then spent a year specializing in gynecologic surgery during an additional year of training in the Susan B. Frank Fellowship for Advanced Pelvic Surgery with Texas Health Resources – Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.
Dr. Capet has a vast amount of experience in vaginal reconstructive surgery, minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, and robotic surgery (i.e. Da Vinci Robotic Surgery).
Her outside interests include community outreach programs, a love of the outdoors, staying fit, and running half marathons. She loves to travel and has lived abroad in Rome. Her personality is outgoing and she is passionate about providing patients with the very latest in treatment options.
LSH and TLH in the Free Standing ASC
by Christy L. Capet, M.D., Vicki V. Schultz, RN, Pam A. Finlan, RN, CNOR, and John D. Bertrand, M.D
Traditionally the majority of both LSH and TLH have been coupled with an overnight convalescence. At the Women’s Specialty Surgery Center, a free standing ASC, these procedures are preformed with as little as a four hour recovery to discharge time. The necessary modifications in treatment plans and coordinating efforts to effectuate this rather rapid ambulatory transition are presented. The goals of cost savings, patient safety, and general satisfaction are easily attainable with proper preparation, incorporating special tips and certain techniques.