Reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist Winifred Mak, MD, PhD, wearing a white coat and smiling in front of a white backdrop.

Winifred Mak, MD, PhD

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Dell Med Directory Bio: Winifred Mak, MD




United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, MD

Imperial College London, PhD, Genetics


Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Pennsylvania

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Winifred Mak, MD, PhD, is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist and a part of both UT Health Austin’s Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility care team and UT Health Austin’s Cancer Fertility Preservation care team. She specializes in understanding oocyte and early embryo biology to help patients facing infertility issues and recurrent pregnancy loss. Additionally, Dr. Mak is an associate professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health.

Dr. Mak earned her medical degree from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, a second residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Mak has authored and co-authored several publications ranging from the cost-effectiveness of preimplantation genetic screening for women 37 years of age and older undergoing IVF to polycystic ovarian syndrome and the risk of cardiovascular disease and thrombosis.


  • Infertility issues
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss

Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Awards & Honors

  • Austin Monthly Top Doctor
  • Research Award, American Society for Reproductive Medicine



  • UT Health Austin Clinics
    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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  • UT Health San Antonio Reproductive Health and Fertility Center
    Reproductive Health and Fertility Center
    8300 Floyd Curl Dr.
    San Antonio, TX 78229
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Beech Street PPO (SPHN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
  • First Health (SPHN)
  • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
  • Galaxy (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Primary Care Providers are Out of Network for Humana Gold Plus)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicaid/TMHP (Medicaid is not accepted in the Walk-In Clinic)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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