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Obstetrician & Gynecologist (OB/GYN)
15 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Barbara Held is Good. Dr. Held has been reviewed by 32 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Barbara Held, MD is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

  • She has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anemia
  • Biopsy
  • Female Circumcision
  • Genital Warts
  • Hot Flashes
  • Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • Infertility
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Male Circumcision
  • Menopause
  • Metrorrhagia
  • PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Prenatal Care
  • Preventive Medicine
  • STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)
  • Sexual Dysfunction (Physiological)
  • Tubal Ligation (Permanent Sterilization in Women)
  • Urinary Incontinence
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Education & Awards

Dr. Held graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Medical Center
Obstetrician & Gynecologist


Dr. Held has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • St Luke's Episcopal Hospital 
  • The Methodist Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Barbara I Held MD is a female Obstetrician & Gynecologist, has 15 years of experience and practices in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Where does Dr. Barbara I. Held practice?
Dr. Barbara Held has 1 office location.
Dr. Barbara Held practices Obstetrics & Gynecology near Houston, TX.
See Houston Obstetricians & Gynecologists.