Lauren Thaxton, MD, MBA, MSBS
Obstetrician Gynecologist , Women’s Health Institute
Texas Tech University Health Science Center, M.D.
Texas Tech University, MBA, Health Organization Management
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Hospitals
Fellowship, Family Planning, University of New Mexico Hospitals
Lauren D. Thaxton, MD is a practicing OB/GYN (Obstetrician & Gynecologist) at UT Health Austin’s Women’s Health Institute. Dr. Thaxton graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and completed her Ob/Gyn residency at University of New Mexico Health Sciences. Dr. Thaxton has completed specialty training in complex family planning and enjoys the full spectrum of Ob/Gyn clinical practice. She has published several articles and book chapters and has a particular interest in clinical research, teaching and policy. She serves as a member in the following organizations: the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Society for Family Planning, ASCCP and Physicians for Reproductive Health. Dr. Thaxton also serves as a mentor in Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
- Reproductive health
- Complex family planning
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Awards & Honors
- Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
- Upsilon Phi Delta Business Honors Recipient