Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Program

The Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Program at Houston Methodist is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of all causes of infertility in men and women. Our fertility and reproductive health specialists are leading authorities in treating the complex causes of infertility to help individuals and couples grow their families.

A Team Focused on Addressing Your Fertility

The collaborative efforts of the Fertility and Reproductive Medicine team aim to craft personalized treatment plans that address the unique needs of our patients.

Because reproductive issues can have a variety of causes, our program works with physicians across specialties, including:

  • Endocrinology
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
  • Oncology
  • Urology

Fertility and Reproductive Health Issues We Treat

Our program addresses both routine and complex causes that affect reproductive health in individuals and couples:

Fertility Treatments and Services We Offer

Our fertility and reproductive health specialists offer a full range of services focused on preserving fertility and helping to address the root causes of infertility so individuals and couples can successfully conceive via natural conception or assisted-reproductive technology (ART). Our treatments and services can include:

  • Chromosomal screening (CCS)
  • Egg donation
  • Egg freezing (cryopreservation)
  • Fertility testing
  • Genetic testing
  • Gestational surrogacy
  • Hormone testing and treatments
  • Intimacy and sexuality counseling
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • Intrauterine insemination (IUI) treatment
  • In vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment
  • LGBTQ family planning
  • Semen analysis
  • Sperm retrieval microsurgery
  • Sperm preservation
  • Varicocele repair surgery
  • Vasectomy reversal microsurgery

Seamless Care Coordination

Dealing with reproductive issues can be complex from both an emotional and physical standpoint — coordinating your care shouldn’t be.


Our program features a care navigator who can guide individuals and couples to the right fertility specialists, expedite and schedule appointments and more. They are here to help you take the first steps in getting your fertility health needs addressed.

Meet Your Care Navigator: Erika Mendez

Erika joined Houston Methodist in 2005. In addition to more than a decade of patient care experience, she has a diverse background ranging from family medicine to specialized healthcare. Erika is passionate about educating and supporting her patients in their healthcare decisions while using her experience to ensure effective communication and collaboration to meet their healthcare needs. Erika will help expedite your care, ensuring you see the right provider from the start. Call Erika at 713.441.9005.

Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Program