Leah Schenk, MD


Eastern Virginia Medical SchoolFellowshipReproductive Endocrinology & Infertility1997
Akron General Medical CenterResidencyObstetrics & Gynecology1994
University of Iowa Carver College of MedicineMedical SchoolDoctor of Medicine1990


Dr. Schenk is a board-certified obstetrics and gynecology specialist at Texas Children’s Hospital Pavilion for Women and an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. With more than 25 years of clinical experience, Dr. Schenk provides goal-focused, compassionate, personalized fertility care coupled with the latest reproductive technologies. She is dedicated to helping each patient and couple achieve a successful pregnancy by supporting them through their unique journey, educating them and answering questions every step of the way to make the journey easier. As a result of her patient-centric philosophy and reputation, Dr. Schenk is honored to be consistently voted into the National Guide of Top Doctors in America and recognized as a Texas Super Doctor.

Outside the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her family and fur babies, cooking, gardening, traveling and reading.

Clinical Interests

  • The latest advances in IVF
  • Fertility preservation
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Egg donation


Organization NameRole
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)Member
American Medical AssociationMember
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)Member
Harris County Medical SocietyMember
Texas Medical SocietyMember

Selected Publications

Dores RM, Schenk LM, Meza JC. Developmental changes in the processing of ACTH in the anterior pituitary of the amphibian. Ambystoma Tigrinum. J of Exp Zool, Suppl. 4:154-6.

Dores RM, Meza JC, Schenk LM, Carr JA, Norris DO. Detection of ACTH-related and alpha-MSH-related substances in the anterior pituitary of larval and adult ambystoma trigrinum (Class: Amphibia). Endocrinology 124:1007-16, 1989.

Dores RM, Schenk LM, Rothenberg ME. Isolation of alpha-metanotropin from the pars intermedia of the larval amphibian. Ambystoma Trigrinum. General and Comparative Endocrinology 68:322-30, 1987.

Wun WSA, Dunn RC, Schenk LM, Mangal RK, Chauhan SR, Grunert GM: Maternal age and insemination method have significant impact on the incidence of poly-pronuclei (PPN). Fertility and Sterility 94(4)(Suppl 4); S245, September 2010.

Schenk LM, Coddington CC. “The role of hysteroscopy in unexplained infertility.” Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America 8:4; 587-601, 1997.

Schenk LM, Coddington CC. “Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy.” Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinics of North America 26:1, 1-22, 1999.


National Guide of Top Doctors in America

Texas Super Doctor