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Dr. A. Jay Staub

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dallas, TX
43 years experience

Locations

Health Central Women's Care

Dallas, TX

Address

8160 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 224, Dallas, TX
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

A native of Dallas, Dr. Jay Staub has been in practice since 1983, delivering personal health- care for women at the Margot Perot Center at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Following his graduation from the University of Pennsylvania, he attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and received his medical degree in 1979. He completed his residency training at St. Paul Hospital in Dallas. He is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. A Clinical Professor in the department of OBGYN at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Staub is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents. His practice specializes in a spectrum of women's care - general OB/GYN, infertility routine and high-risk prenatal care, gynecologic surgery, minimally invasive procedures, and menopause. He is one of the few gynecologists in the area to perform MRI guided focused ultrasound non-invasive treatment for uterine fibroids. Dr. Staub was selected as one of "The Best Doctors in Dallas'' by D Magazine and as a "Texas Super Doctor'' by Texas Monthly numerous times. In addition, Dr. Staub was recently elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America®. He and his wife, Lynn are the proud parents of four children and one grandchild. He enjoys golfing, snow skiing and other outdoor activities during his leisure time.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Doctor Q&A

47 Answers
34 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Probably: Actually, what you described is very common in early pregnancy. As long as there is no bleeding, and the pain is not severe, no problem. If it gets ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Probably. : Repeat it in a day or two to be sure. Good luck.
A member asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Oral Herpes: It's likely the herpes type 1 virus. You can have it confirmed by seeing your doctor and have testing done.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Miscarriage?: This is either a very early miscarriage, a false positive ept, or possibly an ectopic pregnancy. You should see your doctor for an evaluation.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
A Better Option: After your ring is in for three weeks, rather than remove it and leave it out, just replace it then, and leave your new ring in for another three week... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Probably Ovulating: These mid-cycle symptoms are likely related to ovulation. Light spotting, cramps discomfort, and even some nausea commonly occur at the time of ovulat... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Need evaluation: It is not uncommon to have light bleeding or spotting in early pregnancy. But it could signal the onset of a miscarriage. You should be evaluated by... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Infection: You may have a vaginal infection. Certain bacteria or trichomonas can cause a foul vaginal discharge. You should see you doctor right away to be eval... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Pills: It's not uncommon to miss periods on low-dose birth control pills. Take an EPT to be sure you're not pregnant. Not sure why you've lose weight--that's... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Sounds like it.: Repeat the test ina couple of days and se if the line gets darker.
A member asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
It can vary.: Typically, ovulation occurs about 14 days before the onset of menses. If you are having 34 day cycles, you will probably ovulate on day 20, where day... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Early Preg Symptoms: Nausea, fatigue, breast tenderness, and, of course, late for your period.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Could be......: Tubal ligations are very effective, but can, rarely, fail. Do a home pregnancy test. If it's negative, wait a week or two to see what happens. If j... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Lot of Possibilities: It's likely that you didn't ovulate this month, but there are several possible causes. If you don't start in another couple of weeks, see your gyn fo... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Missed Period: You could be pregnant! or perhaps you're just not ovulating regularly. Do an EPT to see.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Very low: If you are taking your pills "perfectly, " your chance of getting pregnant is less than 1%. Pulling out improves that slightly.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Maybe: Mild crampy pelvic discomfort is normal in early pregnancy. However, sharp pain can be abnormal. You should see your ob, and, if you haven't had an ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Infection?: You may have a vaginal infection. You should see a gynecologist asap to be checked out. You should insist on condoms to prevent infection, and consi... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Podiatrist: See a podiatrist to be sure that is the correct diagnosis. He/she will then be able to treat you properly.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Wouldn't hurt: You may still have a lingering yeast infection. Use another dose, and if it doesn't resolve, see your gyn for an evaluation.
A female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Cramping: You probably have a viral gastroenteritis. But you should check with your OB doc to be sure you're not having preterm contractions.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Late period: If you don't start in another week or so, do another ept. If its still negative, see your doctor.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Pregnant: That is an appropriate level for 6-7 weeks. Time to see an OB to begin your prenatal care. Congratulations!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Could be........: If your period is late, do an EPT to find out.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Pregnant?: While rare, tubal ligations can fail, and if pregnancy occurs, it may be a tubal pregnancy. You should see your doctor immediately for an evaluation.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Could be....: Do an ept. If its negative and you don't start your period in another week, so another test. If it's still negative, you should see your doctor.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Infection?: You may have a bladder infection. If not, this may be overactive bladder or interstitial cystitis. See your gyn soon for an evaluation. There are g... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Pregnant?: Not likely. Do an EPT to find out. And don't have unprotected sex if you don't want to be pregnant!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Day 18: Ovulation typically occurs about 14 days before your period begins. If you consistently have 32 day cycles, you probably ovulate around day 18, where... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Infection?: You may have a vaginal infection. You should see your gyn right away to be evaluated and treated.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Blighted Ovum: Unfortunately, this is one of the most common causes of miscarriage. During the very early stages of pregnancy, some cells become the fetus and other... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Absolutely: It is important for pregnant women to have both the flu shot each year, and the tdap they haven't had it.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Not ovulating: You are probably not ovulating regularly and may need fertility medication to help you get pregnant. See your gyn for a complete evaluation and then ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Chest Pain: If you are having chest pain, you should be seen immediately. Go to the er if your doctor is not available. Secondly, not sure why you are taking hcg,... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Pregnant?: Sounds to me like you may be pregnant. Do a home test to find out, but either way, you should see your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Painful Periods: The cysts could be causing pain. You may have endometriosis, a disorder that can cause ovarian cysts and painful periods. You may just be one of the... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Now: It's safe now, but you should definitely use contraception.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Nabothian Cyst: It's likely a nabothian cyst, which is a common occurrence on the cervix. But you should see your gyn for an exam to have a proper diagnosis made.
A member asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Not likely: The growing uterus typically rises above the pubic bone into the lower abdomen between 12 and 14 weeks. But you won't likely feel the baby move with ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Probably not: Typically ovulation occurs about 14 days before menses begins, but there can be variations. If you don't want to be pregnant you should use appropriat... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Discharge: Likely an infection. See your gyn tomorrow.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Infection: You may have a yeast infection. You should see your gynecologist for an evaluation. It is easily treated.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes: It's fine now, but you should try to avoid laying flat on your back after about 20 weeks.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
High Risk for Downs: The screening test result means that you have a 1 in 150 chance that your fetus has down syndrome. While this is considered a positive screen, the ch... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Nothing, really....: An HIV blood test can be done now, but it may take months to turn positive after an exposure. If it is negative now, repeat it in about six months. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Fibrocystic Breasts?: Fibrocystic "disease" is a very common breast condition which is very sensitive to caffeine, and a common cause of breast pain. However, if you are h... Read More

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Dr Staub taught me how to do a hysterectomy many years ago when i was a medical student. Ill never forget it. Excellent physician.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Staub is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Staub is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanku my dr had me go to the Er I went and sat for 7hrs waiting to be seen I still had 3 ppl in front of me I couldn't bare it anymore
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I have one more question I have had two light periods with the exception of heavy blood flow briefly one first day
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! We got confirmed positive on Wednesday!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1979MD

Awards

Best Doctor in Dallas--D-Magazine
Texas Super Doctor--Texas Monthly
Best Doctors in America
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