Marlene Corton, M.D., MSCS, 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.
Dr. 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.