In addition to preventive health services, Nashville Gynecology Center offers state-of-the-art endoscopic surgery and alternatives to hysterectomy. Hysterectomy is one of the most commonly performed operations in the United States. About 650,000 hysterectomies are performed each year. Hysterectomy is frequently a life-preserving or health-enhancing operation. Dr. Gurley recommends hysterectomy as indicated and believes that many alternatives to hysterectomy exist. He states “Every woman contemplating hysterectomy is best treated by providing a full discussion of well-established options”.