Our Practice

Care Philosophy:
Compassionate, progressive, one on one care for women of all ages is our philosophy. Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery is emphasized. Both low and high risk pregnancies are welcome. I want to be your doctor for life.

Specialties:
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Insurance and Hospital Affiliations:
Most HMO and PPO insurances accepted, Aetna medicaid. Call our office for more info.

Who is Paul Walter Daum, MD?

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Our Staff

Monica - RN office nurse with extensive labor and delivery experience

Rebeca - Receptionist

Amy - Medical Assistant, back office assistant

Malisa - Insurance, Front Office, public relations.

Background for Dr. Daum

Education
    Alvin High School, (Alvin, Texas) 
    Texas Lutheran College, (Seguin, Texas), Magna Cum Laude 
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, (Dallas, Texas), 1980

Post Doctoral Training
    St. Paul Hospital, Dallas, Texas
               Internship and Residency (1980-1984)

Licensure and Board Certification
    Licensure: Texas: 1980 to present
    Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1987
              Recertification 1997, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.

Academic & Administrative Appointments
     Chairman, OB Gyn Department, Methodist Charlton Med Center , (2003 - 2005)
     Medical Staff President, Charlton Methodist Hospital, (1996-1997)
     Chairman Department of Ob-Gyn, Charlton Methodist Hospital, (1992-1994)
     Physician Board of Directors and Chairman of Credentialing, Dallas Methodist Physician Network, (1992-1997)
    Charlton Methodist Hospital Board of Trustees, (1995-1998)
    Chairman Methodist Mansfield Ob Gyn Nominating Committee

Hospital Appointments: Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments
    Diplomat American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Board Certification)
    Tarrant County Medical Society
    Texas Political Action Committee
    American Medical Association

Awards & Honors
    National Merit Scholarship Finalist and Scholarship recipient
    Outstanding Freshman Chemistry Student, Texas Lutheran College
    Scholars Program Texas Lutheran College
    Most Outstanding Performance, residency training examination, St. Paul Hospital, 1982
    Directors Award, St. Paul Hospital, 1984

Special Interests
    Minimally invasive surgical techniques. 
Dr. Daum performed the first Enodmetrial Ablation, Laporoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Hysteroscopic Resection of uterine fibroids, and first Laparoscopic Hysterectomy in the Methodist Hospital System. Dr. Daum has assisted many other physicians, teaching and helping them develop their skills in these techniques.
Obstetrical and Gynecologic ultrasound (sonograms).
Being a part of the Miracle of Birth, both low and high risk pregnancies.

Patient Education

Having your baby at Methodist Mansfield

Methodist Mansfield is a great place to have your baby. Dr. Daum delivered the first baby at Methodist Mansfield on December 26th, 2006. Since that day the hospital has grown, but retains the small hospital feeling that many women enjoy. The NICU is now considered a level III A nursery,... Read More

Hereditary Cancer Syndrome Screening Information

Anyone can be at increased risk for cancer based on their family history. This is especially true for certain types of cancers such as: breast, ovary, colon, endometrium (uterine), pancreas, and melanoma. The more unusual the timing of the cancer (early age onset) or prevalence within a family, the higher... Read More

What's with the NEW Pap Smear Guidelines?

With the advancement of DNA technology, it has been determined that 99% of cervical cancers are caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). There are many subtypes of HPV, and a small number have been detected in cervical cancers. These subtypes are called  high risk HPV subltypes. The highest risk types are types 16... Read More

Pregnant! What not to eat.

You have probably heard that there are foods that should be avoided during pregnancy. Most of the restrictions are directed at avoiding mercury which has gotten concentrated in fish. The fish to be avoided are the predatory fish from the ocean, and include tuna, shark, mackerel, and salmon. In fact, most fish should... Read More

Abnormal Pap Smear - Now What?

Many women will have an abnormal pap smear result at some point in their life. If you have had an abnormal pap smear, you will generally need to have a follow up pap smear within 6 months.  Potential results of a follow up pap smear are: - Your follow up pap smear... Read More

Mirena IUD

Mirena IUD's are plastic devices that fit inside your uterus and provide contraception. They have several advantages. First they are very effective with greater than 99% prevention of pregnancy.  The stem of the Mirena contains levonorgestrel, a part of many popular birth control pills. Second, once inserted, they are almost... Read More

Insurance

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Choice Care
Cigna
Geo Blue
United Healthcare
United Health One
US Health Group

If you are ready for compassionate and quality care

in a friendly, comfortable environment, make an appointment!