Our Doctors

Deya Dafashy, M.D.

Experience

Experience in OB/GYN started in 1988

Post Doctoral Training

Residency in OB/GYN, University of Chicago
Residency in OB/GYN, Indiana University Medical Center

Research Fellowships

Research fellow in infertility, Leeds University, United Kingdom

Licensure and Board Certification

Fully licensed in Illinois, Indiana, and Texas.
Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN)

Memberships, Offices, and Committee Appointments

Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG)
Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, London (FRCOG)
Member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

Research Interests

Infertility and urinary incontinence

Bibliography

Rupture of peliotic spleen during pregnancy, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1994: 5:42-3

Maya Figueroa, M.D.

Experience

Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology

New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York                                      (2013-2015)

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York(2012-2013)

Internship in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas                                     (2011-2012)

EDUCATION

Doctor of Medicine

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston                                                          (2007-2011) Undergraduate Degress

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas                                                                                     (2002-2007)

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Cum Laude in Honors Studies

Bachelor of Arts in English, Cum Laude in Honors Studies

Research Fellowships

Co-Investigator  
Association of oxytocin administration during labor and               (2014 – 2015) subsequent diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders

Co-Investigator       
Ischemic stroke in patients with severe iron deficiency anemia  (2010 – 2012) resulting from myoma uteri. Abstract presented at AAN 2012

Co-Author   
Schaeffer D, Tsanova B, Barbas A, Pereira Reis F, Ghosh Dastidar E, Sanchez- Rotunno M, Arraiano CM, and van Hoof A. The exosome contains domains with specific endoribonuclease, exoribonuclease and cytoplasmic mRNA decay activities. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 16 (2008) 56–62

DISTINCTIONS

Elizabeth Eaton Scholar

Texas Medical Center Women’s Health Network  (2011)

Laurence Baker Scholar
University of Texas at Houston Medical School   (2007-2008)

Honors College Merit Scholar  Texas Tech University   (2002-2007)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG)
Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, London (FRCOG)
Member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Chairwoman    Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Masquerade Ball    (2011)
Proposed, organized and chaired a charity benefit for ovarian
cancer awareness and research, raising over $20,000.

Member    American Mensa    (2006-present)
Hobbies    Scuba Diving, Cooking, Literature, Backpacking, Travel

 

Judy Harris CNM

Experience

Judy Harris is a certified midwife with over 20 years of experience in prenatal care and woman wellness. Her interest is in looking after pregnant women and also performing well woman exams.