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Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine

Houston, Texas

Benchtop, Research, Bedside and Application
Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
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William E. Gibbons, M.D.

William E. Gibbons, M.D.Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Phone: 713-798-8399
Fax: 713-798-8431


  • M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Research Interests

  • Folliculogenesis
  • Endometrial function
  • ART outcomes
  • Fertility preservation

Clinical Focus

  • Reproductive endocrinology and infertility, REI / IVF

Selected Publications

  • Gibbons WE, McClure RD; ASRM Executive Committee. Practice Committee documents: an effort to improve practice. Fertil Steril. 2009. 92(5):1515-6.
  • Covington SN, Gibbons WE; Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. What is happening to the price of eggs? Fertil Steril. 2007. 87(5):1001-4.
  • Stern JE, Cedars MI, Jain T, Klein NA, Beaird CM, Grainger DA, Gibbons WE; Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology Writing Group. Assisted reproductive technology practice patterns and the impact of embryo transfer guidelines in the United States. Fertil Steril. 2007. 88(2):275-82.
  • Gibbons WE. Preimplantation diagnosis for genetic susceptibility. N Engl J Med. 2006. 355(19):2048.
  • Baruch S, Adamson GD, Cohen J, Gibbons WE, Hughes MR, Kuliev A, Munné S, Rebar RW, Simpson JL, Verlinsky Y, Hudson KL. Genetic testing of embryos: a critical need for data. Reprod Biomed Online. 2005. 11(6):667-70.
  • Cabrera RA, Stadtmauer L, Mayer JF, Gibbons WE, Oehninger S. Follicular phase serum levels of luteinizing hormone do not influence delivery rates in in vitro fertilization cycles down-regulated with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist and stimulated with recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone. Fertil Steril. 2005. 83(1):42-8.
  • Wong BC, Gillman NC, Oehninger S, Gibbons WE, Stadtmauer LA. Results of in vitro fertilization in patients with endometriomas: is surgical removal beneficial? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004. 191(2):597-606; discussion 606-7. Comment in: Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005. 193(2):594-5; author reply 595-6.

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