Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women
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Professor for Obstetrics and Gynecology - Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1973
Baylor College of Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1974
Baylor College of Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1977
Baylor College of Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology, 1979
Dr. William Gibbons is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive medicine and infertility. He specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. A nationally renowned physician, Dr. Gibbons has been on the list of Best Doctors in America for more than 15 years.
Dr. Gibbons earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. His training includes an internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Affiliated Hospitals in Houston. Dr. Gibbons also completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at BCM. After postdoctoral work, Dr. Gibbons joined the faculty of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles where, with two other physicians, he launched the second successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) program in the United States. Dr. Gibbons returned to Baylor College of Medicine to direct the College's reproductive medicine fellowship and IVF program. He later became director of BCM's division of Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Gibbons transition to the position of chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology department at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, an institution that produced the first IVF child in America. At EVMS, Dr. Gibbons directed the school's pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) team, which was one of the first PGD units in the world. He is a past President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and before that, President of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. Dr. Gibbons returns to Baylor College of Medicine to devote more time to patient care, research and the evolution of assisted reproduction. He is the Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Director of the Fellowship Program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Chief of Reproductive Medicine at the Pavilion for Women. Dr. Gibbons is an active member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and The American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society as well as all primary medical societies related to Reproductive Medicine and Infertility.
Stern JE, Hickman TN, Kinzer D, Penzias AS, Ball GD, Gibbons WE. Calculation of TRP at three clinics. Fertility and Sterility (in press).
Gibbons WE, Cedars M, Ness RB. Toward understanding obstetrical outcome in advanced assisted reproduction: Varying sperm, oocyte, and uterine source and diagnosis. Fertility and Sterility [submitted 2010, in press].
Racowsky C, Vernon M, Mayer J, Ball GD, Behr B, Pomeroy KO, Wininger D, Gibbons W, Conaghan J, Stern JE. Standardization of grading embryo morphology. Fertility and Sterility 2010 Aug;9:1152-3. And Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics 2010 June .
Racowsky, C, Stern, JE, Gibbons, WE, Behr, B, Pomeroy, KO, Biggers, JD. National collection of embryo morphology data into SART CORS: Associations amoung day 3 cell number, fragmentation and blastomere asymmetry and live birth rate. Fertility and Sterility (accepted, in revision).
Gibbons WE, Toner JP, Hamacher P, Kolm P. Experience with a novel vaginal progesterone preparation in a donor oocyte program. Fertility and Sterility Jan; 69(1):96-101, 1998.
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