Bruce Carr, M.D.

Bruce Carr, M.D.

  • Paul C. MacDonald Distinguished Chair in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology - Fertility
  • Fertility & Reproductive Disorders
  • Gynecology


Dr. Bruce Carr is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He also holds the Paul C. MacDonald Distinguished Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Carr earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and received both his residency and fellowship training at UT Southwestern. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

Dr. Carr is internationally recognized as an authority on reproductive endocrinology and has been acknowledged for his contributions to research and training of specialists in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.  He is editor-in-chief of the journal Seminars in Reproductive Medicine and co-editor of the foundational texts Essential Reproductive Medicine and the Textbook of Reproductive Medicine.  

Dr. Carr is a member of the New York Academy of Science, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Dr. Carr's practice focuses on diagnostic and treatment options for patients with infertility or endocrine problems, including those associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). His patients benefit from years of laboratory and clinical research. Among the topics he has investigated are the regulation of the expression of steroidogenic enzymes, the regulation of ovarian and adrenal androgen production, hormone therapy and menopause, endometriosis, leiomyomas, and infertility.

He was named a Super Doctor by Texas Monthly in 2018.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1978-1979), Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1972-1975), Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1971-1972), Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Medical School - University of Michigan Medical School (1967-1971)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Board Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society
  • Society for Gynecologic Investigation
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Honors & Awards
  • Super Doctors in Texas 2013, Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Top Doctor - Reproductive Endocrinology; Gynecology 2013, U.S. News and World Report
  • Appointed member, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 2000
  • First prize paper 1998, Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and 16th World Congress on Fertility and Sterility and 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Listed in "The Best Doctors in America" 1992, by S. Naifeh and G. W. Smith, Woodward/White Inc.
  • Chairman, NIH Reproductive Endocrinology Study Section 1992
  • First recipient and Holder of the Paul C. MacDonald Distinguished Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2000
Books & Publications
  • Uterine Leiomyomas
  • Regulation of Steroidogenesis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Disease
  • Menopause - Osteoporosis
  • Infertility

Clinical Focus

  • Fertility & Reproductive Disorders
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Male Infertility

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