The best decision you can make for your health and wellbeing is choosing the right gynecologist. Katy, TX, residents are fortunate to have access to one of the most skilled and compassionate OB/GYN professionals available anywhere. Dr. Taryll Jenkins has dedicated his life and career to women’s health, and his focus is strongly on preventive care.
Many women underestimate the importance of gynecological care. At every stage of life, from the first menstruation cycle of the teenage years, to menopause and beyond, women face unique health concerns. Early signs of feminine health issues are often subtle or overlooked. One of the most important reasons to see Dr. Jenkins is for your annual Well Woman checkup, including a pap smear.
Most women afflicted with cervical cancer have not had a pap smear in over five years, and they are usually in the advanced stages at the time of diagnosis. Detection in the early, or pre-cancerous stage, allows for the most effective, and least invasive treatment. This yearly appointment could save your life. Dr. Jenkins may recommend check-ups more frequently, under some circumstances such as
Additionally, you should see your gynecologist before your regular appointment if any of the following apply:
Your gynecologist should be more than just a doctor – you need a trusted friend, who will not make you feel uncomfortable discussing anything from incontinence to sexual dysfunction. Dr. Jenkins is as gentle and compassionate as he is skilled. He will treat you with respect, and protect your dignity and privacy, as well as your health.
Call or email Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine and schedule an appointment with your friend and partner in lifelong health.
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.