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About Practice

The Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center in El Paso, Texas, provides world-class medical care and minimally invasive surgery to women at all stages of life. The exceptional team of providers offers advanced, comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for pelvic floor disorders, urinary problems, and gynecologic conditions. The Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center is committed to excellence, and to providing professional, high-quality service in a friendly atmosphere.

Richard Farnam, MD, one of the nation’s first board-certified specialists in urogynecology, leads the team at Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center. This specialized field of gynecology involves the diagnosis and management of bladder problems and incontinence, as well as pelvic floor support defects and prolapse.

The state-of-the-art medical center is equipped with multichannel urodynamic diagnostic equipment, so all testing is performed on site. A range of cutting-edge treatments is available, ensuring that all patients receive the highest level of medical care.

The Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center is the region’s premier center for minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Farnam is one of the nation’s leading experts in robotic gynecologic surgery. He has performed over 2,500 robotic surgeries and trains surgeons from all over the United States on advanced procedures.

Women from all over the state of Texas, as well as from out of state, trust the caring team at the Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center to provide excellent, patient-focused urogynecologic care. Whether treatment involves behavior modification, medication, or surgery, the goal of the team is to quickly and comfortably return women to their active daily lives and help restore their quality of life.

Dr. Farnam and Texas Urogynecology and Laser Surgery Center have been recognized and awarded 41 separate distinctions since 2008 according to American Registry. The awards include:

  • Patient’s Choice Award 12 Consecutive Years (2008-2019)
  • Texas Superdoctor Award 4 Consecutive Years (2015-2018)
  • Compassionate Doctor Award 11 Consecutive Years (2009-2019)
  • American’s Top Doctor Award (2015-2019)
  • American’s Most Honored Surgeons (top 1% US) (2017-2019)
  • On Time Physician Award 2019
  • Healthgrade’s Honor Roll

Dr. Farnam is an AAGL designated Center of Excellence Surgeon in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, and an SRC designated Center of Excellence Robotic Surgeon. Dr. Farnam is also a designated Epicenter surgeon for Robotic Urogynecology.

New patients are always welcome at the Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center. If you have questions, or you would like to schedule a consultation, contact the office or use the online scheduling tool to book an appointment.


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"I feel fortunate to be one of his patients & every time I share my experience, I realize that I am among a large group of women that are thankful for his care."


"I travel 4 hours to see him. He knows what's best for me and made me really comfortable about my surgery decisions."


"My previous physician said I needed an open abdominal surgery..I sought a second opinion with Dr. Farnam, who solved my issue with robotic surgery and a minimal recovery."


"I have referred three friends to him and they all have received the same wonderful experience as I have."


"Dr Farnam and his group today were angels first hand. Thank you so much!!! He made me feel like family."


"I appreciate the wonderful bedside manner and human touch that Dr. Farnam gives to his profession."


"He is without a single doubt the best doctor in Texas and perhaps the entire country for Gynocology and robotic surgery."


"During my follow-up visit, I was his last appointment and I had questions which he addressed without rushing me. He did so despite having lost his dog that morning."


"I live in Oklahoma and I have Endometriosis. I drove the 12 hours for my first appointment. I healed very quickly from the surgery."


"Dr. Richard Farnam did what would be unfeasible to other doctors by successfully removing my abnormally large uterus that weighed almost 900g."


"I have had about an 85% improvement. I no longer have to plan my activities around a bathroom. Through this, Dr. Farnam put me at ease with this embarrassing problem."


"Dr. Farnam and his entire staff as busy as they are took the time and effort to explain and answer any questions."


"The surgery was a breeze and I was home the same day. My recovery was the easiest I have ever had, and I had 3 c-sections! I was back to work in 2 1/2 weeks."


"When my family came in to see me post- op their comments were "you look great" my response was "I feel great". I was mobile and felt like I did not have surgery."


"I had a vaginal prolapse surgery with the Davinci robot. You don't have to have an abdominal incision, it is 2-3 small incisions and the recovery is fantastic."


"I am a GYN surgeon from the East Coast. I wanted the best surgeon. Dr. Farnam was hands down the perfect choice... You will never regret placing your health in his hands."