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, basic infertility, ultrasound

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

Who is Paul Walter Daum, MD?

Dr. Paul DaumDr. Daum is a board certified Ob Gyn doctor who has been in solo provate practice for 35 years. He practiced at Methodist Charlton for 22 years and when the new Methodist Mansfield Hospital opened, moved his practice to Mansfield.  Dr Daum is a solo practitioner with direct one on one patient care, he doesn't use nurse practitioners or PA's. His emphasis throughout his career has been on personalized patient care and active patient participation through education and understanding. Direct attentive compassionate patient contact is the hallmark of his practice.

Dr Daum delivers babies, does his own in office 2D and 3D sonograms as a part of every pregnancy. He is still loves delivering babies, both low and high risk pregnancies are welcome. Vaginal birth after cesarean section is encouraged. Dr Daum plans to continue to deliver babies well into the future.

As a Gynecologist Dr Daum is well versed in all forms of contraception, dealing with period problems, pain and sexual issues. As a surgeon Dr. Daum is skilled in minimally invasive vaginal, laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery and has been part of innovation of many new and progressive procedures. Surgery is a mutual decision and Dr. Daum explores all options with patients who need surgical procedures.

Is it hard to get an appointment? Not usually, Dr Daum tries to see all patients, new and returning, within a few days to a week. Emergency work ins can usually be seen the same day.

But who is Dr. Daum?  Dr Daum was born in Kansas, moved to Texas in 1970. He graduated from Texas Lutheran college and attended medical school at UT Southwestern in Dallas. He did his residency education at St. Paul Hospital, which at the that time was the private hospital for the Medical School. Dr Daum has two children, Brian 32 years old and Lindsay 33 hears old. Dr Daum is a Christian, but open to care for all races, religions, and preferences. Dr Daum has played golf since he was 8, and still is very enthusiastic about golf, and enjoys outdoor activities, especially  landscape gardening.

Dr Daum graduated from college Magna cum Laude in chemistry, won awards in residency for academic acheivements, and has twice served as department Chairperson for OB GYN.  He has served as President of the Medical Staff at Methodist Charlton, Board of Trustees of Methodist Charlton, and Physician Board of Directors and Chairman of Credentialling for Dallas Methodist Physician Network. Dr Daum is currently a member of the Methodist Mansfield Womens Services Steering Committee.

Dr. Daum loves his profession and shares that enthusiasm with his patients.

 

Our Staff

Monica - RN office nurse with extensive labor and delivery experience

Jessica- our front office 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)

Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    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

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

Am I in Labor?

Labor at term is about trying to decide if it is time to go to the hospital. If it is timed properly, it will prevent frustrating visits to the hospital which result in going back home. Many women have described a  contraction as "The baby balls up". What is really... Read More

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

Influenza

Pregnant women are more likely to get seriously ill from the flu. Get your flu shot.   You should get vaccinated as soon as you finish the first trimester. (12 weeks). You will not get the flu from a flu shot. Any side effects you get are generally limited to soreness... 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

Essure Tubal Sterilization

There has been a good bit of advertising recently about the Essure method of tubal sterilization. Essure is not new, and has been on the market for a number of years. The Essure method of sterilization  requires placement of a device in each tubal opening, where it opens into the... 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

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