Brooke Thigpen, MD


Baylor College of MedicineFellowshipMinimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery2023
Baylor College of MedicineResidencyObstetrics & Gynecology2021
Charles E. Schmidt College of MedicineMedical SchoolDoctor of Medicine2017
University of FloridaBachelorsBachelor of Science in Biology2013


Dr. Brooke Thigpen is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, while also playing soccer for the university’s women’s soccer team. She then obtained her medical degree from Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, followed by her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship training in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. During her residency training, Dr. Thigpen served as an Administrative Chief Resident. Now as an Assistant Professor, she continues to educate and train residents and fellows.    

Dr. Thigpen is dedicated to providing compassionate and evidence-based care to women of all ages. As a specialist in hysterectomy, endometriosis excision and myomectomy, Dr. Thigpen is committed to providing the most minimally invasive surgical approaches, including traditional laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery.  

From Dr. Thigpen 

I have dedicated my career to providing the highest level of care and strive to create a comfortable and welcoming environment for my patients. I adopt a shared decision-making model while valuing each patient's goals of care, ensuring they are well-informed and comfortable with their treatment options. 


Organization NameRole
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)Member
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)Member; FACOG

Selected Publications

Thigpen B, Koythong T, Guan X. “Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Ureterolysis for Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis using Indocyanine Green Under Near-Infrared Fluorescence.” Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2022 May;29(5):586-587. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2022.01.018. Epub 2022 Feb 10. PMID: 35151876.

Thigpen B, Sun J, Guan X. “Robotic transvaginal NOTES: A step-by-step approach to surgical technique.” Intelligent Surgery. Epub 2022 June 2

Thigpen B, Harris T, Sunkara S, Guan X. “Single incision laparoscopic myomectomy in pregnancy.” Gynecology and Obstetrics Clinical Medicine Epub 2022. April 1

Koythong T, Thigpen B, Sunkara S, Erfani H, Delgado S, Guan X. “Surgical Outcomes of Hysterectomy via Robot-assisted versus Traditional Transvaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery.” Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2021 Dec;28(12):2028-2035. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2021.05.014. Epub 2021 May 24. PMID: 34033911.

Guan X, Guan Z, Sunkara S, Thigpen B. “Indocyanine Green–Assisted retrograde ureterolysis in robotic transvaginal NOTES for the management of stage IV endometriosis with obliterated cul-de-sac.” Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Epub 2023 Feb 9. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2023.02.005.

Guan Z, Zhang C, Thigpen B, Sunkara S, Guan X. Tips and tricks for robotic-assisted trans-broad ligament abdominal cerclage in pregnant patients. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Epub 2023 Feb 9. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2023.02.004.

Liu J, Tan L, Thigpen B, Koythong T, Zhou X, Liu Q, Wang Q, Guan X. “Evaluation of the learning curve and safety outcomes in robotic assisted vaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic hysterectomy: A case series of 84 patients.” Int J Med Robot. 2022 Jun;18(3):e2385. doi: 10.1002/rcs.2385. Epub 2022 Mar 8. PMID: 35236012