Dr. Sandra M. Hurtado, MD

Dr. Sandra M. Hurtado, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
53 y/o
40 reviews

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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Hurtado specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Houston, TX. She practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Hurtado's Reviews

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3.8
based on 40 total surveys (10 with reviews)
Dr. Hurtado's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (10)
in Mcallen, TX |
In my opinion, Dr. Hurtado is one of the best gynecologist I have ever met. She was able to save two of my pregnancies. Even though other doctors would tell me that my pregnancies could not be saved Dr. Hurtado always new what I needed and took immediate action. Sometimes I had to wait a while in the waiting area BUT it was well worth it.
in Houston, TX |
This office overbooks patients. I was 15 min. earlier for my appointment and there were already 3 patients ahead of me waiting to be seen. After I waited for over 1.75 hrs I left the office without seeing the doctor. The office is old, the furniture is worn out and there is a bad musty smell.
in Cypress, TX |
I thought she was a good doctor but as my pregnancy advanced she told me she had plans to go to Africa on the date I was having my first baby! She obviously Knew she was going to travel when we 1st met. I had my son with a stranger even though she was back in town. She came early next day and apologized for not being there. Of course I was done with her at that point. I would not recommend her nor her staff which I was not very nice. I was a number. Bad experience for a first time-
in Houston, Tx |
Dr. Hurtado is an excellent gynecologist. She treated my 15 yrs old daughter of an ovarian cyst, She conducted a laparoscopic cystectomy with excellent results, the aprox 5 cm cyst was extracted without complications (leaks, rupture, etc) and the recovery of my daughter was very fast. Dr. Hurtado was very kind and accessible during the treatment and recovery.
in Houston, TX |
Dr.Hurtado was great! She is very knowledgable and has great bed side manner. She asked a lot questions and took her time during my visit. I highly recommend her !
in Houston, TX |
waiting and scheduling time is ridiculously long
in Houston |
She may be good for delivering babies but I feel not for Menopausal women at least not for me. Nice enough but waiting time and staff are another thing. I had two GREAT GYN doctors there for 25 years. Both retired. Their nurses were TOPS. I lost my best friends when these doctors retired and their nurses left too.. I literally cried. I was told that since I had a total hysterectomy and normal paps, my file is now archived and I do not need to be seen by Dr. Hurtado. The door was closed.
Houston, TX |
Dr. Hurtado is an excellent physician who takes her time with patients and is very knowledgable. The system she works in is the problem. Not enough support staff and seemingly always excessively over booked. Things fall through the cracks when this is the situation.
Houston, TX |
I highly recommend Dr. Hurtado. She saved my life and my baby girl. I wouldn't trust anyone else with such delicate job.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Hurtado is very caring and explains things very well. Only problem is that waiting times are ridiculous and scheduling an appointment is pointless since it's usually rescheduled.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Univeristy Of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Pa

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Univeristy Of Chicago Chigo Lying-In Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Univeristy Of Chicago Chicago Lying-In Hospital Chicago

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Amniocentesis
  • C-Section
  • Colpopexy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy