Women on the Rise in Robotic Surgery

You may recall a recent news story about an all-women Delta crew that flew 120 girls in STEM programs to NASA headquarters to inspire female aviators. A similar type of movement is happening for women interested in high-tech medical fields, including robotic surgery. Large corporations, such as Intuitive Surgical, are making great strides in encouraging the engagement of women in leadership roles in robotic surgery.

University Health System: Compassionate Physicians Deliver Advanced Gynecologic Research and Treatment

At University Health System, physicians offer therapies that can benefit patients with complex gynecologic diseases and conditions, making the system a referral hub for the surrounding area. Fueling these treatments are insights gained from leading-edge research and clinical trials...

Prioritizing Women’s Heart Health at University Health System

University Health System is addressing a gap in health care for women who have or are at risk for heart disease.

HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cancer, but Texas Ranks 47th in the Country for Vaccination Rates

On June 8, 2006, the FDA approved a cancer prevention vaccine that helps protect against six types of cancer related to human papillomavirus (HPV). But 12 years later, Texas ranks 47th out of 50 states for HPV vaccination rates among children ages 13 to 17, with only 33 percent of kids...

Revolutionary Laser Treatment for Vaginal Health

An estimated 32 million postmenopausal women in the U.S. suffer from the painful symptoms of menopause due to declining levels of estrogen.

Getting More Bang for Your CBC Buck: Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy


There is a high prevalence of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in obstetric patients. Reports indicate that IDA occurs in approximately 15 to 25 percent of all pregnancies1. According to the American Pregnancy Association, anemia during pregnancy is especially concerning because it is...

A Lifetime of Women’s Health at UT Medicine

Providing adolescent and general gynecology, infertility solutions, cancer treatment, urogynecologic services, and care for healthy and high-risk pregnancies, the UT Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology practice is equipped to meet women’s health needs at all stages of life.