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Xiaoming Guan, MD, PhD

Division Chief & Fellowship Director
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
Professor for Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Advanced Gyn Endoscopic Surg 2011
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Residency Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009
Zhejiang University Postgraduate Education Doctor of Philosophy 2002
Fujian Medical College Medical School Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery 1997
Fujian Medical College Medical School Bachelor of Medical Sciences 1992


Dr. Xiaoming Guan is the Chief of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Texas Children’s and is a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Guan earned his medical degree at Fujian Medical College, Fuzhou in Fujian, China. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at St. Joseph's Hospital, a Mount Sinai School of Medicine affiliated hospital, in Paterson, NJ, followed by a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Guan brings extensive experience in treating complex and challenging cases of endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and pelvic masses. He is a leader in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and a pioneer in the use of state-of-the-art robotic single-site technology and traditional single site and transvaginal Natural Orifice Endoscopy Surgery (NOTES) for advanced pelvic surgery. He also applies single-site or NOTES surgical technique in treatments of cervical incompetence with abdominal cerclage, urinary incontinence with sling, and pelvic organ prolapse with sacrocolpopexy. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology and he is the author of numerous more than 40 publications.  


Organization Name Role
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Member
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Member

Selected Publications

Xiaoming Guan, Teresa Walsh. Hand Assisted Hysterectomy for Enlarged Fibroid Uterus. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2016, May-June 23(1): 652-3.

Guan Xiaoming, Ma Yingchun, Gisseman J, Kleithermes C, Liu Juan. Robotic Single-Site Sacrocolpopexy Using Barbed Suture Anchoring and Peritoneal Tunneling Technique: Tips and Tricks. J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2016 Jun 22.

Christopher Kleithermes, Kelly Blazek, Kausar Ali, Biba Nijjar, Stephanie Kliethermes , Xiaoming Guan,. Post-operative pain  After Single-Site Versus Multiport Hysterectomy. JSLS 2017 Oct-Dec; 21(4) pii: e2017.00065. doi: 10.4293/JSLS.2017.00065.

Christopher Kleithermes, Kelly Blazek, Kausar Ali, Biba Nijjar, Stephanie Kliethermes, Xiaoming Guan. A Randomized Control Trial for Abdominal Binder Use Following Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery.  Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2018 Jan 8. pii: S1553-4650(17)31362-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2017.12.021.

Yiming Zhang, Manisha Gandhi, Courtney Birchall, Xiaoming Guan. Single Incision Laparoscopic Abdominal Cerclage Placement: a retrospective comparison study of single-port versus multi-port laparoscopy. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2018 May 3. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12520. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29723412.

Xiaoming Guan, Elise Bardawil, Juan, Liu, Rosanne Kho,. Transvaginal NOTES surgery as a rescue for Total Vaginal Hysterectomy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2018 Feb 7. pii: S1553-4650(18)30103-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2018.01.028.

Juan Liu, Jaden Kohn, Qiongyan Lin, Binhua Liang, Xiaoming Guan. Transvaginal NOTES sacrocolpopexy: tips and tricks. Minim Invasive Gynecol 2018 Mar 30. pii: S1553-4650(18)30178-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2018.03.021. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29609033.

Yiming Zhang MD PhD, Shadi Rezai MD, Alexander C. Hughes BSN, Juan Saucedo BS, Ninad M. Patil MD, Elise Bardawil MD, Cassandra E. Henderson MD, Xiaoming Guan MD PhD. Hysteroscopic Assisted Single-Site Robotic Resection Of Cesarean Scar Defect (CSD): Dual Case Reports And Review of Literature, Obstetrics & Gynecology International Journal (OGIJ), ISSN: 2377-4304, Volume 9 Issue 4, Pages 266-270, July 25th 2018, Article ID: 00345, Web: , DOI:

Guan X, Urh A, Walsh TM, Ng V. Hand-assisted total laparoscopic hysterectomy of a 5200-gram uterus. CRSLS e2014.00313. DOI: 10.4293/CRSLS.2014.00313.


Dr. Guan has been instrumental in helping Texas Children's Pavilion for Women achieve accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. This accreditation is awarded by the Surgical Review Corporation, an internationally recognized patient safety organization. 

The Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology award recognizes hospitals and surgeons around the world that: provide exceptional minimally invasive gynecologic surgical care; demonstrate an unparalleled commitment and ability to consistently deliver safe, effective, evidence-based care; and are dedicated to continuously improving healthcare quality and patient safety.

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