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Dr. Steven Hebert

Pathology
McKinney, TX
30 years experience male

Locations

ProPath at Medical Center of McKinney

McKinney, TX

Address

4500 Medical Center Drive, McKinney, TX
Directions

Fax

9725626766

About

Bio

Attended medical school at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport then completed and internship in Pediatrics at MUSC in Charleston, SC. From there I completed a 4 year Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at the Ochner Foundation in New Orleans. Now in private practice in McKinney, TX and part of ProPath. Currently medical director of lab at Medical Center of McKinney. Interested in dermatology as well.

Specialties
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Pathology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

804 Answers
359 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Urinary tract: Urine is produced within the glomeruli of the kidneys. From there it travels into the collecting system of the kidneys and then travel down the urete... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Thyroid cancer: The chance of you having thyroid cancer is relatively low but not unheard of. Follow your doctors advice and have this checked out. Best of luck.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Enlarged node: It's important to have this worked up. Your doctor may suggest an FNA (fine needle aspirate) or a needle biopsy. Either would be submitted to a path... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Pimple on labia: The groin is an extremely common spots to get pimples. Keep the area clean and dry. Use hot water on a wash cloth or simply soak in a hot tub. This... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Cancer metastatisis: It's very unlikely that chemotherapy would cause your cancer to spread. Chances are micro metastatic disease existed earlier and has just now become ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Pathologist: A pathologist is a person who has gone to medical school ( a physician) and then completed a residency program in pathology. A biomedical scientist w... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
No association: Never heard of any association between viagra (sildenafil) and melanoma. Sun exposure is associated with the development of melanoma.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
UTI and cancer: No usually except for schistosomiasis which doesn't generally happen in the US. The disease is most commonly found in Africa, as well as Asia and Sout... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
IC: Interstitial cystitis can cause these symptoms. It can be difficult to treat, also called painful bladder syndrome — it is a chronic condition in whi... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Pancreatic cancer: The only way to know for sure is with a tissue diagnosis from a biopsy. Best of luck.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Swollen node: You need to see your doctor. This is probably infectious in nature and you likely need antibiotics. If a course of antibiotics doesn't help, your do... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Pregnancy test: Very unlikely. Serum pregnancy test is very accurate.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Mass on neck: The only way to know for certain is to have an FNA (fine needle aspiration). During this procedure a small needle is inserted into the mass and the c... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Probably normal: Sounds like a nonspecific finding and probably within the range of normal and nothing for you to be concerned about. Hope this helps.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
PAP following biopsy: It is the goal of the biopsy to remove any abnormal tissue. This tissue will be examined by a pathologist. If the lesion is completely removed your ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Bumps on abdomen: There are many things this could be, most are benign. The most common would be an epidermal inclusion cyst or a lipoma. The abdomen in an unusual pl... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Stamina: Having more sex will naturally improve your performance over time. If you are referring to premature ejaculation that's something that can be dealt ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Rash on torso: I would be concerned about a delayed reaction to the contrast used during the cath. Call your doctor.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Colon cancer: Colon cancer is rare is young people but can be see in association with diseases such as familial polyposis. Patients with ulcerative colitis or Croh... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Dysorgasmia: The pain can often be explained as being the result of an infection or inflammation of the prostate, urethra or testicles. In that instance, antibioti... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Swollen nodes: Next time you see your doctor discuss these nodes. About anything can cause swollen nodes and most people will be able to point out a node or 2 in th... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
High risk hpv: Your best bet is to get regular Pap smears so that you know if cervical dysplasia is present within the cervix. Best of luck.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Vulvar cancer: Poor hygiene might but much more likely is HPV infection.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
ENT cancer at 26: It would be very rare to have an ENT cancer at your age. There are many benign condition that you may have. See your doctor and have this worked up.... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Cervical polyp: The vast majority are benign and can be easily removed by your GYN. They will often bleed and its best to have them removed. Talk with your doctor.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Lightheaded: There are many causes of feeling lightheaded. A brain tumor is possible but very unlikely. See your doctor. Much more likely you have an issue with... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Hemorrhoid: Hemorrhoids tend to be a recurrent issue. Some will thrombose and become hard but will gradually shrink. See your doctor if you are concerned.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
No ejaculate: Sounds like you may have retrograde ejaculation. When the bladder sphincter does not function properly, retrograde ejaculation may occur. You should... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Orgasms: Chances are if you have a larger clitoris it may be easier to orgasm but it seems unlikely the character of your orgasm would be any different than so... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Retained placenta: If there are any retained placental fragments a D&C can be performed to remove them. The tissue is submitted for examination by a pathologist who... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Pelvic exam: A good pelvic exam by a seasoned professional can often pick up abnormalities. However, if a cancer is very small it may not be discovered in a routi... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
GI bleed: Your father is bleeding within his GI tract. This can be at any location within the GI tract from the esophagus to the colon. A gastroenterologist w... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Lymph node: The description of this fatty lymph node sounds benign. I would suggest getting a follow up ultrasound in a few months. If it changes I would then s... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
HIV transmission: It seems very unlikely unless you both had open sores at the site of contact.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Neck mass: At your age cancer is unlikely. Should it simply bother you, see a surgeon and have it removed. A pathologist can examine it and give you peace of m... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Post nasal drip: You may have post nasal drip. This can cause your symptoms. Allergies are managed by avoiding the causes. Antihistamines and decongestants. Drink mo... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Needle injury: Sounds like you had bleeding and that caused a hematoma. If it gets red or hot please see your doctor as these could be signs of infection.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Cellutlits: Cellulitis is a very serious infection of the soft tissue. Proper antibiotics are crucial. May need culture to ensure proper therapy. See your doct... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Breath: Many things can cause you to feel short of breath. One of the most common is a panic attack. Are you prone to them? Other medical conditions such as... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Anal fissure: Sounds like an anal fissure. You really should see a doctor. These can be very painful.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Seek professional: First seek a GYN to ensure there is nothing wrong with your anatomy. If your anatomy is normal then seek the advice of a certified sex therapist. Th... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Pain after surgery: Important thing is to take things slowly. Speak with your surgeon who performed your hysterectomy. Have you been in for your post op followup appoin... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Hashimoto's: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder in which your bodies immune system attacks your thyroid. The thyroid usually shrinks over time in t... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Pregnancy testing: It's important to know if the patient is pregnant before any procedure. Certain drugs and radiation should be avoided during pregnancy. Should a ba... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Cold sore: A cold sore will develop a clear cyst, no puss. If the the cyst you popped had puss it was most likely a pimple. Also, cold sores usually occur at t... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Squamous cell: Depends on the location. On the skin, a squamous cell carcinoma is usually easily treated by excision. A squamous cell of the lung or of the head an... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are normally present throughout your body. A colonoscopy would not cause a lymph node to simply appear. Diverticulitis can stimulate lym... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
PAP: No one can force you to have any specific test but a Pap smear is a very good screening test for cervical dysplasia.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Lipase serum levels: I believe the reasons both rise in the bloodstream is because there is disruption of the pancrease (pancrelipase) and these enzymes get into the blood... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Elevated WBC's: You have more white blood cells than you should in your urine. This usually is associated with a urinary track infection. Speak with your doctor.
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Nov 4, 2013
Dr. Hebert is providing an excellent service to the public via Healthtap.com. He is knowledgeable in a number of areas of medicine. I endorse Dr. Hebert.
Jul 31, 2014
Dr. Hebert is an excellent pathologist!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hebert is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This is a # for my question toolbox. Many pathologists do not agree as to what is benign or cancer(with cells under glass) Bye!.
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This saved my life. Thank You! thank u so much.i thought it was a symptom of another disease like connective tissue disease.thanks again
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks, I've had it since I was small,but never got around to a dr. (:

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, LA
Graduated 1992MD

Awards

Top Pathologist, First Place, Texas - Summer
2014
Top Pathologist, Third Place, National - Spring
2015
Top Pathologist, First Place, Texas - Spring
2017
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