Corton, M.D., is a Professor in the Department
of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She
specializes in women’s pelvic organ disorders.
Dr. Corton earned her medical degree at Robert Wood Johnson
Medical School in New Jersey. She completed a residency in obstetrics and
gynecology, as well as a preceptorship in urodynamics and urogynecology, at UT
Southwestern Medical School. She then earned a master’s degree in clinical
science at UT Southwestern.
Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and
Gynecology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1998.
Corton is devoted to education
and was Associate Residency Director at UT Southwestern for 12 years. She has
organized and directed anatomy courses for the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS)
and the American Urogynecologic Society. She is an executive board member for
the SGS and a member of its Education Committee and anatomy project group.
Dr. Corton is highly involved in research, serving as the
Director of the Pelvic Anatomy Education and Research Program at UT
Southwestern. She has authored many
prize-winning anatomy papers and videos, delivered scores of presentations, and
contributed to more than a dozen books. She has published a variety of academic
articles, is a member of the editorial board for the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive
Journal, and is an editor
of Williams Gynecology.
Dr. Corton is also a dedicated mentor to the next generation
of obstetricians and gynecologists. In 2013, she won the Mentor of the Year
Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. In 2018,
she received Honor Your Mentor recognition from the SGS.
She is a member of several professional organizations
including the Texas Medical Association and the Texas Association of
Obstetricians and Gynecologists. From
2012 to 2015, she was Chair of the American College of Obstetricians and
Gynecologists District XI, Section 2.