William Gibbons, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center




Phone: 832-826-7272
Fax: 832-825-9413

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
Suite E350
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Professor for Obstetrics and Gynecology

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Reproductive Endocrinology 1979
Baylor College of Medicine residency Obstetrics & Gynecology 1977
Baylor College of Medicine internship Obstetrics & Gynecology 1974
Baylor College of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 1973


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.

Dr. William Gibbons has also been selected as a “World Class Reviewer” for 2017 by the prestigious journal, Fertility and Sterility. This honor is given to the best editorial reviewers for the journal and is a result of countless hours dedicated to carefully reviewing manuscripts, the literature in the area, and writing excellent reviews to improve the quality of submitted manuscripts and the fertility literature.  He was promoted from member of the Editorial Board to an Associate Editor of Fertility and Sterility.

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William Gibbons World Class Reviewer award 


Organization Name Role
American Society for Reproductive Medicine Chairman, Education Committee
Society for Gynecologic Investigation Member
Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology Member
Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Member
Society of Reproductive Surgeons Member

Selected Publications

Luke B, Brown MB, Wantman E, Lederman A, Gibbons W, Schattman GL, Lobo RA, Leach RE, Stern JE. Cumulative Birth Rates with Linked Assisted Reproductive Technology Cycles. New England Journal of Medicine 2012 Jun 28; 366 (26): 2483-91.

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