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Women’s Health Expert

Russell Snyder, M.D.
Women’s Health Expert


OFFICE (409) 772-5051
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Russell Snyder, M.D.

Women’s Health Expert


Dr. J.L. Jinkins & Dr. J.L. Jinkins, Jr., Endowed Professorship in Gynecology
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Division of Gynecology
Medical Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics

Expertise / Area(s) of Interest

Russell R. Snyder, M.D., is the director of the division of gynecology at UTMB. He is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and currently sits on the board of directors for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Family Medicine. He is reviewer and past member of the editorial board for the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Snyder received his medical degree from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School, and completed his residency in obstetrics/gynecology in 1982 at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in gynecologic and breast pathology in 1984 at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, D.C. Dr. Snyder retired from the USAF in 1997, and has made UTMB his home since then.

His clinical interests include menopause, gynecologic surgery, chronic pelvic pain, abnormal pap-smears, vulvar disorders, abnormal bleeding, PMS, and hormone replacement therapy.

Recent Media / Articles

  • BOOKS: Snyder RR. Breast Disease During Pregnancy and Lactation. Operative Obstetrics, Second Edition, Chap 33. Published by Appleton & Lang, A Simon & Schuster Company, East Norwalk, Connecticut. 2001.
  • Breitkopf DM, Frederickson RA, Snyder RR, Detection of Benign Endometrial Masses by Endometrial Stripe Measurement in Premenopausal Women: Obstet Gynecol 104(1), 120-125, 2004.
  • Hankins GD, Snyder RR, Dinh TV, Van Hook J, Clark S, Vandelan A. Documentation of amniotic fluid embolism via lung histopathology: fact or fiction. J Repro Med 47 (12):1021-4, 2002
  • Gonzalez DI Jr., Zahn CM, Retzloff MG, Moore WF, Kost ER, Snyder RR. Recurrence of dysplasia after loop electrosurgical excision procedures with long-term follow-up. Am J. Obstet Gynecol 184(3): 315-321, 2001
  • Karney MY, Cassidy MS, Zahn CM, Snyder RR. Melanosis of the Vagina: A case report. J Repro Med 46(4), 389-391, 2001.

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