Paul M. Yandell, MD

Baylor Scott & White Health

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Patient Care Emphasis
Pelvic Organ Prolapse Management and Repair, Urinary Incontinence, Fecal Incontinence, Complications of Transvaginal Mesh, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Urogynecology, Vaginal Surgery, Operative Laparoscopy, Endometrial Ablation/Resection, Hysteroscopic Surgery, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Hysterectomy (Supracervical & Total), Minimally Invasive & Open Procedures

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    July 1, 1988

  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, MD, 1984
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Pharmacology, 1980
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, MS, 1977
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, BS, 1974

  • Specialty Training
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Temple, TX

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Publications and Research
  • Mattson JA, Kuehl TJ, Yandell PM, Pierce LM, Coates KW. Evaluation of the aged female baboon as a model of pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic reconstructive surgery. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2005; 192[5]:1395-1398.
  • Weary KP, Coates KW, Shull BL, Yandell PM. Laparoscopic release of unilateral postoperative ureteral obstruction. Journal of Pelvic Surgery 1996; 2[2]:72-75.
  • Galan HL, Yandell PM, Knight AB. Intravenous penicillin for antenatal syphilotherapy. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology 1992; 1,7-11.
  • Groves JW, Foster RT, Kuehl TJ, Yandell PM. Risk and outcome of Obstetrical anal sphincter injury. J Pelvic Med Surgery. 2007 Jul/Aug;13(4):171-76.
  • Huffaker RK, Kuehl TJ, Muir TW, Yandell PM, Hanusch M, Pierce LM, Shull BL. Transverse cystocele repair with uterine preservation using native tissue. Int Uroynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2008 Sep;19(9):1275-81.
  • Huffaker RK, Yandell PM, Shull BL. Tension-free vaginal tape bowel perforation. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2010 Feb;21(2):251-3.
  • Huffaker RK, Livers N, Yandell PM, Shull BL, Muir TW, Kuehl TJ. Does body mass index impact passing voiding trial after midurethral sling procedures for stress urinary incontinence? Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2010;16:358-361
  • Chung C, Chisholm C, Shull B, Yandell PM. Nausea and vomiting after placement of Tension-free vaginal tape sling. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117:1-2.
  • Siddighi S, Yandell PM, Karram MM. Delayed presentation of complete ureteral obstruction deligated transvaginally. Int Urogynecol J 2011;22:251-253.
  • Sulak PJ and Yandell PM: Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: Evaluation and Treatment, In: Atlas of Clinical Gynecology (Stenchever MA, Mishell DR eds), Vol. III: Reproductive Endocrinology, 1999, Chapter 6:6.1-6.24.
  • Shull, B and Yandell PM: Paravaginal Defect Repair. In : Te Linde66Es OperaticGynecology (Rock J and Jones HW eds), 10th edition, 2008, Chapter 36C.
  • Chung CP, Miskimins R, Kuehl TJ, Yandell PM, Shull BL. Permanent suture used in uterosacral ligament suspension offers better anatomical support than delayed absorbable suture. Int Urogynecol J. Feb 2012; 23(2):223-227.
  • Bracken, Jessica N.; Huffaker, R. Keith; Yandell, Paul M.; Handcock, Tyler; Higgins, Edmund W.; Kuehl, Thomas J.; Shull, Bobby L. A randomized comparison of bupivacaine versus saline during placement of tension-free vaginal tape. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg: March/April 2012;18(2):93–96.
  • Bracken JN, Tran DH, Kuehl TJ, Larsen W, Yandell PM, Shull BL. A novel transvaginal approach to correct recurrent apical prolapse after failed sacral colpopexy: Case series. Int Urogynecol J 2012; 23(7): 947-950.
  • Chung CP, Kuehl TJ, Harris SK, McBride MM, Larsen WI, Yandell PM, Shull BL. Incidence and risk factors of postoperative urinary tract infection after uterosacral ligament suspension. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Jul;23(7):947-50.
  • Chung CP, Castro E, Yandell PM. Periurethral angioleiomoma in a female patient. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Nov;23(11):1643-4.
  • Lindo, F, Chung CP, Yandell, PM. Indigo Carmine Extravasation to Upper Limb after Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. J Obstet Gynecol 121(2):1-2, FEBRUARY 2013.
  • Chung CP, Kuehl TJ, Spoonts KM, Martins DA, Larsen WI, Yandell PM, Shull BL. Lack of preoperative predictors of the immediate return of postoperative bladder emptying after uterosacral ligament suspension. South Med J. 2013 Apr;106(4):267-9
  • Chung CP, Kuehl TJ, Larsen WI, Yandell PM, Shull BL. Recognition and management of nerve entrapment pain after uterosacral ligament suspension. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug;120(2 Pt 1):292-5.
  • Jackson D, Higgins E, Bracken J, Yandell PM, Shull B, Foster R. Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Urinary Tract Infection after Midurethral Sling: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg: 19(3):137-141, May/June 2013.

  • Awards and Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • National Faculty Award for Residency Teaching, 2000 & 2013

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Urogynecology Society
  • Fellow, American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    4.7 out of 5
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    4.7 out of 5
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    4.7 out of 5
    Time Provider Spent with Patient

    4.6 out of 5
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    4.6 out of 5
    Wait Time at Clinic

    4.5 out of 5

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