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William E Gibbons M.D.

William E Gibbons M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology
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Family Fertility Center
6651 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
832-826-7500

Summary

Physician's Statement: 

Dr. William Gibbons is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive medicine and infertility. He specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. A nationally renowned physician, Dr. Gibbons has been on the list of Best Doctors in America for more than 15 years.

Dr. Gibbons earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. His training includes an internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Affiliated Hospitals in Houston. Dr. Gibbons also completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at BCM. After postdoctoral work, Dr. Gibbons joined the faculty of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles where, with two other physicians, he launched the second successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) program in the United States. Dr. Gibbons returned to Baylor College of Medicine to direct the College's reproductive medicine fellowship and IVF program. He later became director of BCM's division of Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Gibbons transition to the position of chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology department at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, an institution that produced the first IVF child in America. At EVMS, Dr. Gibbons directed the school's pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) team, which was one of the first PGD units in the world. He is a past President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and before that, President of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. Dr. Gibbons returns to Baylor College of Medicine to devote more time to patient care, research and the evolution of assisted reproduction. He is the Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Director of the Fellowship Program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Chief of Reproductive Medicine at the Pavilion for Women. Dr. Gibbons is an active member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and The American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society as well as all primary medical societies related to Reproductive Medicine and Infertility.

Board Certifications: 
Yes
Education: 

Dr. Gibbons attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He performed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Baylor University Medical Center (1977). He performed his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology (1979) there as well.

Professional Memberships: 

ASRM, SART

Languages: 
English

Specialties

Assisted hatching
Consultation
Family Balancing
Fertility drugs
Fertility workup
ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection)
IUI (intrauterine insemination)
IVF (in vitro fertilization)
Semen analysis
Sonogram
Ultrasound
Endometriosis
Female infertility
Male infertility
PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)

Success Rates

IVF Success Rates: 

IVF Success Rates-Fresh Cycle

According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Family Fertility Center in Houston, Texas performed 101 IVF cycles with fresh embryos in 2014. The number of IVF cycles and babies born, broken down by patients' age is as follows:

Clinic Name Number of Cycles by Age Live Birth Rate By Age (%)
<35 35-37 38-40 41-42 43-44 >44 <35 35-37 38-40 41-42 43-44 >44
Family Fertility Center 52 15 21 9 4 1 32.7 3 / 15 0.0 0 / 9 1 / 4 0 / 1


IVF Success Rates-Frozen Cycle

According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Family Fertility Center in Houston, Texas performed 94 IVF cycles with frozen embryos in 2014. The number of IVF cycles and babies born, broken down by patients' age is as follows:

Clinic Name Number of Cycles by Age Live Birth Rate By Age (%)
<35 35-37 38-40 41-42 43-44 >44 <35 35-37 38-40 41-42 43-44 >44
Family Fertility Center 58 14 13 6 3 0 34.5 6 / 14 3 / 13 3 / 6 0 / 3 N/A
Egg Donation Success Rates: 

Egg Donation Success Rates

As reported by Family Fertility Center in Houston, Texas to the CDC in 2014, the fertility clinic performed 11 donor egg cycles in that year; 2 cycles used fresh embryos from donor eggs and 9 cycles used frozen embryos from donor eggs.

Clinic Name Fresh Embryos from Donor Eggs Live Birth Rate (%) Frozen Embryos from Donor Eggs Live Birth Rate (%)
Family Fertility Center 2 1 / 2 9 0 / 9

*Success rates can be manipulated and should not be used to compare fertility clinics

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Reviews (1)

NOT IMPRESSED WITH OUR EXPERIENCE

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Your rating: 15 1
MY WIFE AND I RESEARCHED TOP IVF DOCTORS IN HOUSTON SO WE VISITED DR. GIBBONS. THE FIRST MEETING WENT OK AND THE STAFF WAS GREAT. WE PERFORMED INTIAL TESTING FOR INFERTILITY AND SEMAN ANALYSIS. DURING THE FOLLOWUP HE INSULTED BOTH MY WIFE AND I.... FOLLOWING THIS HE TOLD ME THAT UNLESS I WIN THE LOTTERY I HAVE NO OPTIONS.. WELL I HAVE OPTIONS AND WE WENT TO IVFHOUSTON AND WE ARE VERY HAPPY WE PURSUED THIS OPTION..

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