Vivian C. Aguilar, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Women's Health
State University of New York School of Medicine
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital
Fellowship, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Brown University, Women & Infant's Hospital of Rhode Island
Vivian C. Aguilar came to Dell Medical School from the University of Texas Southwestern, where she was assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery section. She completed medical school at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Strong Memorial Hospital at the University of Rochester. She then completed a fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Brown University’s Women and Infants Hospital. Aguilar is currently the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Program director at Dell Medical School. She has more than 15 years of experience in graduate medical education. She is dual board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in obstetrics and gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.
Aguilar’s research focuses on urinary incontinence, patient satisfaction and outcomes and efficacy of surgery in older people. Her publications have appeared in both national and international journals, and she has presented posters numerous times regionally, nationally and internationally. Aguilar’s work has been supported by several grants through agencies such as Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific.
Clinically, Aguilar strives to provide excellent, compassionate and conscientious care to people of all ages with pelvic floor disorders and provide them with the best options to improve their quality of life.
Aguilar moved to Austin with her husband and four children to join Ascension Seton Family of Doctors and the Dell School of Medicine faculty in order to participate in the excellent quality of education in the field of women’s health.
Women's Health Steering Committee, Member and Inaugural Lead in Gynecology Service Line, 2016-present
Women's Health and Perinatal NC3 Committee, Gynecology Representative, 2016-present
Ascension Affinity Group, Obstetrics and Gynecology Representative for Austin, 2016-present
American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Fellow (2004-present) and Texas Section 3 Fellow Secretary/Treasurer (2016-2019)
Association of Professors in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014-present
Mentor of the Year Award, District XI
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2014
Women of Vision Award
Cleveland Clinic Florida, Women's Professional Staff Association, 2010
Dean's Teaching Excellence Award - Clerkship in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brown University School of Medicine, 2002 and 2003
Excellence in Teaching Award
Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants' Hospital, 2002 and 2003
Senate Citation for Community Service
State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, 2002