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Vicki L. Schnell, MD, FACOG

Medical Director

Dr. Vicki Schnell received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1983, where she also completed her internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She furthered her training by completing a two-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Prior to opening her private medical practice in 1993, Dr. Schnell worked as Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston Branch. Currently, she serves as an Associate Clinical Professor. Dr. Schnell is board certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility and Obstetrics/Gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), as well as a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG).

Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Schnell has surgery care center and hospital affiliations at Bay Area Surgicenter, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Houston Physician Hospital, Southeast Memorial Hermann, Christus-St. John Hospital, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, TX Women’s Hospital, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Hospital, and Christus-St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

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John R. Crochet, Jr., MD, FACOG

Administrative Director & Director, Third Party Reproduction

Dr. Crochet is a native Southeast Texan with family residing in the Houston Bay Area and Golden Triangle. His goal is to provide a personalized and evidenced-based approach to each family hoping to expand. Dr. Crochet trained in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 2009. In 2005, he received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston after graduating magna cum laude from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Genetics.

Dr. Crochet is an accomplished physician-scientist and has published on various topics including operative hysteroscopy, diminished ovarian reserve, polycystic ovary syndrome, uterine fibroids, hormone function and ectopic pregnancy. He has garnered commendations for teaching as well as awards for excellence in laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery and ultrasonography. Dr. Crochet is board certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility and Obstetrics/Gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), as well as a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG).

Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Crochet has surgery care center and hospital affiliations at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Bay Area Regional Medical Center, Bay Area SurgiCare, Methodist-St. John Hospital, Houston Physicians' Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Women's Hospital of Texas, Methodist-St. Elizabeth Hospital, Victory Medical Center Beaumont, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, and Medical Center of Southeast Texas.

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Anupama S.Q. Kathiresan, MD, FACOG

Director, Fertility Preservation & Patient Education

Dr. Kathiresan’s goals are to provide personalized care to her patients and help them make the best treatment decisions for their individual needs. She is a native of Marietta, Georgia. Dr. Kathiresan obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University. She then returned to Georgia to attend the Medical College of Georgia where she earned her medical degree. While at MCG, she was active in health disparities advocacy, which earned her a national leadership award from the American Medical Association. She went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital, where she was recognized for her academic achievement. She then completed her fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Kathiresan has extensively published in many peer-reviewed scientific journals on topics including abnormal implantation, hysteroscopic polypectomies, fibroids, ovulation regulation, male infertility, and prognostic indicators with fertility treatment. She has received several awards for her research achievements. Dr. Kathiresan is board certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Most recently, she was named a “Rising Star Super Doc” in 2018, an honor given to only 2.5% of Doctors in the state.