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Vivian C. Aguilar, M.D.

UT Health Austin Care Team Member
Education

M.D.
State University of New York School of Medicine

Residency/Fellowship

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

About

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 & 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 & Gynecology in obstetrics & gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

Aguilar’s research focuses on urinary incontinence, patient satisfaction and outcomes, and efficacy of surgery in the elderly. 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 women of all ages with pelvic floor disorders and provide them with the best options for them to improve their quality of life.

Aguilar moved to Austin with her husband and four children to join 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.

Professional Affiliations
  • 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
Awards & Honors
  • 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