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Tony Ogburn, MD, FACOG

Professor and Chair, Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Women's Health

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology



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Women's Health Center UTRGV-DHR

2821 Michaelangelo Drive, #400, Edinburg, TX 78539

PHONE: (956) 362-3590 | FAX: (956) 362-3598

Services & Treatments

  • General Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN)
  • Physical examinations
  • Health screening including breast and cervical cancer screening and evaluation
  • Women’s preventive health care
  • Women’s Health Immunizations
  • Acute illness care for women’s health issues
  • Gynecology services including surgical care for benign conditions
  • Pregnancy care
  • Family Planning including LARC (IUD and implant) and sterilization
  • Menopausal counseling and treatment
  • Infertility evaluation


Dr. Joseph Anthony “Tony” Ogburn is a Board Certified Obstetrics/Gynecology specialist at UT Health RGV. Dr. Ogburn earned his Medical Degree (M.D.) from The University of Florida in 1986 and later completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of California - Irvine in 1990. After completing his residency training, Dr. Ogburn obtained six years of valuable clinical experience working for the Indian Health Service on the Navajo Indian Reservation as a specialist in General Obstetrics and Gynecology. He then spent 18 years at the University of New Mexico in a busy, diverse academic clinical practice.

Dr. Tony Ogburn, MD, is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As an Obstetrician-Gynecologist at UT Health RGV, Dr. Ogburn is dedicated to providing outstanding and compassionate care to all of his patients. Dr. Ogburn diagnosis and provides advanced treatment in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN), women’s preventive health care, gynecology services and pregnancy care, menopausal counseling, infertility evaluation and more.

Throughout his career, Dr. Ogburn has advocated for improved access and health care for underserved populations and has published over 50 scientific articles with an emphasis on family planning, educational evaluation and curriculum development to improve health care access to underserved communities. He serves on a number of national committees including an oral board examiner for the American Board of Ob/Gyn and the President-elect of the Society of Academic Specialists in General Ob/Gyn.

Dr. Ogburn joined The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Faculty in 2015, and he currently serves as a Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Tony Ogburn, fill out our secure Online Appointment Request Form or call us at 1-833-887-4863 to speak with one of our UT Health RGV scheduling professionals.

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Education & Training

Medical School:
University of Florida (1986)
Gainesville, FL

Obstetrics and Gynecology (1990)
University of California - Irvine
Irvine, CA

Additional Education/Training:
Bachelor's of Science and Microbiology (1980)
The University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Honors & Awards

  • (2017) Council on Residency Education in Ob/Gyn – Outstanding contributions
  • (2013) UNM Graduate Medical Education - Outstanding Service Award
  • (2005) UNM Outstanding Consultant Teacher of the Year
  • (2004) UNM Nurse Practitioner Education Recognition Award
  • (2003, 2005, 2010) Golden Globes Award for advocacy and promotion of breastfeeding
  • (2001) APGO National Award for Medical Student Teaching
  • (2000 and 2019) CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Residency Education
  • (2000) UNM Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
  • (1995) Indian Health Service - Superior Management Award
  • (1993) Physician of the Year at Gallup Medical Center
  • (1992) Physician of the Month at Gallup Medical Center
  • (1989-1990) Administrative Chief Resident for the Department of Ob/Gyn
  • (1987, 1988) Outstanding Resident and Teacher at the UCI Medical Center

Professional Memberships

  • Texas Medical Association(TMA) and Hidalgo County Medical Society, (2016-present)
  • The Council of University Chairs of Obstetrics and Gynecology (CUCOG), (2016-present)
  • American Medical Association, (2011-present)
  • Society of Academic Specialists in General Ob/Gyn – President-elect
  • Society of Family Planning (SFP), (2005-present, founding member)
  • Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology (APGO), (1998-present)
  • American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Fellow (ACOG), (1992-present)
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), (1992-present, Diplomat)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AOA), (1985-present)