CATHERINE GABEL, M.D.
Board Certified

After graduating from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Dr. Gabel completed her residency at Memorial Herman Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. She has since gone on to establish over 15 years of experience in general Obstetrics and Gynecology for women of all ages, specializing in the management of abnormal Pap smears, evaluation and treatment of menstrual disorders, hormone therapy, contraceptive management, and high-risk pregnancies. Dr. Gabel performs gynecologic surgeries including hysterectomy, myomectomy, laparoscopy, permanent sterilization, and labiaplasty. 

Dr. Gabel also practices at The OB/GYN Center in the Medical Center.

PAUL COOK, M.D.
Board Certified

Dr. Paul I. Cook is renowned for the range of expertise he has established since beginning his practice 20 years ago. He completed medical school and his residency training at the University of Texas in Houston.

His specialties include routine and high-risk obstetrics, infertility management, laparoscopic and robotic surgery, as well as vaginal and incontinence procedures.

Dr. Cook is the lead physician at The OB/GYN Center in the Medical Center.

ZIAD MELHEM, M.D.
Board Certified

Dr. Melhem is a multi-talented physician who graduated from the American University of Beirut and completed his residency at the University of Texas Medical School Houston in 2004. He specializes in robotics and pelvic reconstructive surgery.


Dr. Melhem also practices at The OB/GYN Center in the Medical Center.

Roz Nanda, M.D.
Board Certified

Dr. Roz Nanda received her Medical Degree from Finch University of Health Sciences at the Chicago Medical School and completed her Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. She is the recipient of several awards to include the Arthur M. Faris research award as well as the TAP pharmaceuticals Award for Excellence as a Chief Resident in 1995.

Dr. Nanda also practices at The OB/GYN Center in the Medical Center.

Vida Esfandiari, M.D.

Vida Esfandiari received her Medical Doctorate from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2008. Upon graduation, Dr. Esfandiari completed her OBGYN residency program at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Esfandiari has participated in numerous research projects since 2002, is the recipient of the Paul Brand International Medicine Scholarship and the Baylor University President’s Scholarship as well as a  member Alpha Epsilon Delta, Golden Key Honor Society, and Dean’s Academic Honor List.

Dr. Esfandiari also practices at The OB/GYN Center in the Medical Center.