Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Faculty Physicians

Dr. Veronica Mallett 2015

Veronica T. Mallett, M.D.

Professor and Founding Chair

Veronica T. Mallett, M.D., is professor and founding chair in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. She received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College, Columbia University in New York and her medical degree from Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan.

Generalists

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Sireesha Y. Reddy, M.D.

Professor and Vice Chair
General Obstetrics and Gynecology Division Chief
Women's Health Practice Medical Director

Sireesha Y. Reddy, M.D., is a professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, with a secondary appointment in pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. She trained at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and at the University of Rochester.

Sushila Arya, M.D.

Sushila Arya, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Sushila Arya, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. Dr. Arya obtained her medical degree and completed Ob/Gyn residency at Pt. B.D.S PGIMS (India).

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Jose Aun, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Jose Aun, M.D., is an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. Dr. Aun received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas.

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Sanja Plavsic Kupesic, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
Assistant Dean for Faculty Development

Sanja Plavsic Kupesic, M.D., is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and radiology in the department of medical education at TTUHSC El Paso. Dr. Kupesic obtained her medical degree in 1987, Master of Science in 1990 and Ph.D. in 1992 from the University of Zagreb in Croatia.

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Heidi Lyn, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at TTUHSC El Paso. Dr. Lyn received her residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

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Melissa D. Mendez, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Residency Program Director

Melissa D. Mendez, M.D., is an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at TTUHSC El Paso. Dr. Mendez obtained her medical degree from the University of California College of Medicine in Irvine, California.

Michael Schaffer, M.D.

Michael Schaffer, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Michael Schaffer, M.D., is an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at TTUHSC El Paso. Dr. Schaffer received his medical degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

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Patricia Rojas-Mendez, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Patricia Rojas-Mendez, M.D., is an instructor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at TTUHSC El Paso. Dr. Rojas- Mendez, a native of Costa Rica, received her undergraduate degree from the University of Puerto Rico and obtained her medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

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Robert W. Vera, M.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Vera is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. 

Gynecologic Oncology

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Harvey Greenberg, M.D.

Associate Professor
Gynecologic Oncology Division Head

Dr. Greenberg received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in New York and his medical degree from State University of New York School of Medicine. 

Dr. Saldivar

J. Salvador Saldivar, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor
Gynecologic Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Director

Dr. Saldivar, native El Pasoan, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. Dr. Saldivar, native El Pasoan, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. 

Female Pelvis Medicine Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Veronica Mallett 2015

Veronica T. Mallett, M.D.

Professor and Founding Chair

Veronica T. Mallett, M.D., received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College, Columbia University in New York and her medical degree from Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. 

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T. Ignacio Montoya, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Montoya, a native El Pasoan, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. 

Pedro Maldonado

P. Antonio Maldonado, M.D.

Dr. P. Antonio Maldonado is a proud native of El Paso, Texas. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at Yale University and medical doctoral degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) in Dallas, Texas.
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Robert W. Vera, M.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Vera is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. 

Maternal Fetal Medicine

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Lisa E. Moore, M.D.

Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division Chief

Dr. Moore is board certified in perinatology and serves as Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division Chief. She received her medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC.

Carla Martinez

Carla Ann Martinez, M.D., FACOG

Assistant Professor

Dr. Martinez is board certified in both maternal fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology. She received her medical degree from the University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Sandra Lopez, M.D.

Sandra Lopez, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Assistant Director

Dr. Lopez received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego and obtained her medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. 

Research

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Zuber D. Mulla, Ph.D.

Professor
Assistant Dean for Faculty Development
Director of Research, ATACS Center

Dr. Mulla completed his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of South Florida College of Public Health in Tampa. 

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Scragg

William H. Scragg, M.D.

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Scragg retired in August 2013 after 40 years of service at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. 

Volunteer Faculty

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Richard W. Farnam, M.D., FACOG

Clinical Associate Professor

Richard W. Farnam, M.D., received his medical degree in 2001 from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Farnam completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency training in 2005 at Case Western Reserve University, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Metrohealth Medical Center. 

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Luis S. Noble, M.D.

Clinical Professor

Luis S. Noble, M. D., graduated with honors from Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Medical School, Monterrey, Mexico and did his residency at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX.