Dr. Joseph F. McWherter, MD

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Specializes in Gynecology • Male • Age 63

6221 Colleyville Blvd Suite 150
Colleyville, TX 76034
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Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth
1400 8th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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Accepting new patients?

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FEM Centre
FEM Centre
709 W Leuda St
Fort Worth, TX 76104
FEM Centre
6221 Colleyville Blvd Suite 150
Colleyville, TX 76034
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    Dr. McWherter's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • Colposcopy
    • Contraception
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Endometrial Ablation
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
    • Gynecological Exams
    • Hysterectomy
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Obstetric Ultrasound
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
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    • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cervical Dysplasia
    • Cervicitis
    • Endometriosis
    • Hormone Disorders
    • Hormone Imbalance
    • Hypertension
    • Menopause
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Perimenopause
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. McWherter

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (6/4/2010)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Dr. Joseph Francis Mcwherter; License # E8713

      Nature of Complaint:

      On November 7, 2005, the patient visited the physician complaining of pelvic pain and having heavy vaginal bleeding. The physician’s progress note reflects that the patient did not want to have a vaginal examination that day. The physician’s assessment was that there was marked endometriosis and the patient was to be set up for laparascopy with possible presacral neurectomy and all indicated procedures. An abdominal sonogram of the pelvis was ordered and performed. The sonogram did not reveal any pathology. Based on the patient’s statement, the physician did not perform a pelvic examination. A Pap smear was recorded as having been performed when the patient was age 19, the result being unknown. The history indicated a previous laparoscopy in 2002. The physician performed the laparascopy on December 13, 2005, and there was extensive endometriosis, and a laser destruction of endometriotic implants was done. Nodules on the left and right utero sacral ligaments were removed and sent for pathology. The diagnosis of endometriosis was confirmed pathologically. The physician’s medical record for the patient is inadequate in that it contains an inconsistency in the operative report and in the H&P, and it does not accurately describe the physician’s examination. The physician does not admit or deny these findings of fact.

      Action Taken:

      The Texas Medical Board Orders that the physician shall be subject, but not limited to, the following terms and conditions:

      1. The physician shall use a practice monitor.
      2. The physician shall obtain ten hours of CME approved for Category I credits.
      3. The physician shall comply with all the provisions of the Act and other statutes regulating his practice.
      4. The physician shall fully cooperate with the Board and the Board staff.
      5. The physician shall be permitted to supervise and delegate prescriptive authority to physician assistants and advanced practice nurses and to supervise surgical assistants.
      6. If, after four periods of monitoring, there have been no recommendations made by the monitor, this Order will terminate upon the successful completion of the requirement listed above, in number two.
      7. State: Texas
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Methodist Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Methodist Dallas Medical Center

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Texas
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. McWherter & Staff

    • English
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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth

    • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. McWherter to family and friends

    19 responses
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    Dr. McWherter's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 19 responses
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    national average
    Experience with Dr. McWherter
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
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    national average

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    Office Locations

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    FEM Centre
    709 W Leuda St
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
    (817) 926-2511 (Office)
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    FEM Centre
    6221 Colleyville Blvd Suite 150
    Colleyville, TX 76034
    (817) 251-6533 (Office)
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