Cecilia T. Valdes, M.D.
Fellowship Associate Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Baylor College of Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
One Baylor Plaza
MS: BCM 610
Houston, Texas 77030
Dr. Valdes began her scientific training at Texas A&M University graduating with highest honors, Summa Cum Laude. She then entered Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas where she completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her interest in reproduction and infertility began as a medical student when she collaborated with Dr. Russell Malinak to publish work in the area of ultrasound and congenital abnormalities of the uterus. A fellowship in general endocrinology followed during which she won the national annual ACOG Ortho Academic Training Fellowship Award. During her 2 year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology Infertility and IVF her areas of research included premature menopause, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and abnormalities of prolactin secretion.
Dr. Valdes feels fortunate to have trained when In Vitro Fertilization was being developed. This has been an incredible opportunity to see dramatic improvements in success rates through the rapid development of laboratory techniques and medical treatments. She has board certification in both general Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the sub-speciality of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Valdes is honored to have the opportunity to collaborate with motivated patients, using modern technology, to achieve the ultimate joy of bringing a child into the life of a couple who so sincerely want to become parents. There could be no better occupation.
She has remained academically affiliated with Baylor as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has received many honors and awards and is a member in numerous professional and scientific societies, some of which include Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy, Inc., American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Hispanic-American Medical Association of Houston, Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists and Society of Reproductive Surgeons. Her publications include 20 scientific papers, 2 book chapters and 24 abstracts presented at scientific meetings. She has been recognized by Cambridge “Who’s Who Among Women Specialty Physicians in Healthcare,” and listed in Top Doctors, H Texas Magazine, in Texas Monthly Super Doctors, and in America’s Top Doctors in Ob/Gyn, joined the full-time faculty at Baylor in 2010 and will act as Associate Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship program.