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Message from the Director


Hassan Harirah, MD
Residency Program Director



Thank you for your interest in the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program. The University of Texas Medical Branch is a component of the University Texas System and is located on beautiful Galveston Island. As one of the first departments in the School of Medicine at UTMB, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has provided over 100 years of specialty training, patient care and research.

Our ACGME accredited residency program accepts 8 residents per year. We offer a broad experience that will prepare graduates to enter practice or pursue fellowship training. Our department consists of 67 Clinical Faculty (35 UTMB, 22 Private, 9 research faculty, 32 residents and 625 employees. Our department includes the full breadth of Obstetrics and Gynecology with specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Minimal Invasive Surgery, Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology Infertility and Female Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Surgery.