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Lauren Thaxton, MD, MBA, MSBS


Education

Texas Tech University Health Science Center, M.D.

Texas Tech University, MBA, Health Organization Management


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Hospitals

Fellowship, Family Planning, University of New Mexico Hospitals

Care Information

Clinical Biography

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.

Specializations

  • Reproductive health
  • Complex family planning

Board Certification

  • 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
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