Dr. Christopher Powers

Obstetrics and Gynecology
El Paso, TX
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

El Paso, TX

Address

1700 North Oregon Ste 560, El Paso, TX
Directions

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Office

El Paso, TX

About

Bio

Dr. Powers completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in El Paso in 2002. He received the Berlex Best Teaching Resident Award, was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society and was named Chief Resident and Outstanding OB/GYN Resident. Dr. Powers then joined the faculty of the Texas Tech School of Medicine where he practiced until March 2008. He saw private patients and taught residents and medical students, receiving the Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology (APGO) Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005 and recognition in 2007 and 2008 by the graduating senior students as Faculty and Teacher of the Year. Dr. Powers is certified by, and a Diplomate of, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) and a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Dr. Powers practices, and enjoys, a full range of obstetrics and gynecology, but is particularly interested in pregnancy care, preventative health care, infertility, menstrual irregularities, menopause and weight loss.

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

170 Answers
106 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Powers
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I : I agree. You may be pregnant. However, that is not necessarily the case. Many factors can contribute to irregular menstrual cycles, including stres ... Read More
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2 thanks
A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Powers
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don't : Don't do anything. The reason your contractions start and stop is you're not ready yet. The last few weeks of pregnancy can be physically very diffi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christopher Powers
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Slim. : Slim. If anything, pregnancy will reduce your risk of ovarian cancer, as do birth control pills and other medications that stop ovulation. Are you s ... Read More
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Jan 25, 2013
Hello Dear, my name is Jenifer, I am, very happy to contact you today and i wish to be in good relationship and partnership with you, also i will be very happy if you can reply me through my private I...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Powers is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Powers is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I just found out on an online patient portal. They didn't even call me!
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Hi doc, thanks for taking time out to anwer this! Good to hear that opinion!
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My daughter was on methadone while PG baby was NOT addicted so lucky

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Graduated 1998MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Virginia School of Law
Graduated 1982MD

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard University
Graduated 1978MD

Medical/Graduate school

Texas Tech University School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

University Medical Center of El Paso

Residency

University of Connecticut Health Center

Awards

Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)

Affiliations

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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