In a perfect world, starting or expanding a family would be simple. You decide the time is best, discontinue the use of any birth control, and then, within a few months, announce that the newest member of your family is on the way. That is how it is for about nine of ten couples who can successfully conceive within a year.
However, this is not a perfect world, and for some couples’ procreation can be a real struggle. At Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine, we want you to know that we understand. It can be a genuinely stressful and upsetting time when you struggle to conceive. The good news is that, in most cases, this struggle can be helped with fertility treatments and time. Untreatable infertility is rare in today’s world, and the first step for struggling couples is to determine the cause of their trouble.
Women who are having trouble getting pregnant can often assume they are infertile, but there is just as much chance that there is a medical issue that can be traced back to the man, or it can be an issue with both. Here are some factors which could affect male fertility:
If you are facing difficulties in conceiving, please allow Dr. Jenkins to help. He will examine the situation and locate any potential infertility factors that may affect one or both partners so that the best course of action can be taken. To schedule an appointment, please call 855-346-8610 today. Our practice is located in Katy and convenient proximity to nearby communities, including Fulshear.
We offer general care, gynecology, and obstetrics services that span all stages of a woman's life. Dr. Taryll L. Jenkins, MD received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, TN. He completed his residency training at the University of Texas and Hermann Hospital, TX and is Board-certified from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, with years of research experience.
Having graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelors of Science in Biological Chemistry in 2011, Dr. Stephanie Roy received her Doctor of Medicine Degree in 2015 from the University of Texas Medical Branch. Today she is a leading Board-certified physician who works hard to provide you and your family with high quality services. In addition to spending time at the practice, Dr. Roy possesses extensive volunteer experience in the community. She was also a tutor at the Medical Careers Diversity Program in 2012 and since then has spent her free time volunteering for the St. Vincent’s Clinic.
Dr. Tiffany Ikwuagwu is passionate about caring for the diverse communities in Katy and Houston, TX. Having completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Houston, her medical degree at the Baylor College of Medicine, and her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the McGovern Medical School, she worked as principal investigator on a research project with Dr. Nana Ankumah at UT Houston. A member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Dr. Ikwuagwu has served in several leadership roles and has made many contributions to the community.
Yara Ramirez, MD earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University and her doctorate in medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston where she also completed her residency. She won the Resident Teaching Award from UTMB’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for two consecutive years.
Dr. Ramirez has researched extensively on many obstetrics-related topics. She has been a Junior Fellow Representative for the UTMB Residency Program and a Medical Student Education Committee Member at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has volunteered for various local and foreign community programs. Her fluency in Spanish and French is an asset to her organization.
Nadia Alexander is a Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a Master’s of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center. With seven years of experience in women’s health and a focus on obstetrics and ambulatory gynecology (vaginitis, UTI, and vaginal bleeding), she provides quality, compassionate care to patients in various stages of reproductive life. She is fluent in English and Spanish and is the lead contact for our Telehealth service.