Dr. Torri-Ja'net Pierce

Dr. Torri Pierce is a Cleveland, OH native and was raised in Detroit, MI. She is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist who began her medical training at the University of Florida College of Medicine.  Following the completion of medical school, Dr. Pierce completed her residency training specializing in obstetrics and gynecology at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Dr. Pierce enjoys all aspects of women’s health with a focus on preventive health care, high-risk obstetrics, adolescent gynecology, sexual dysfunction, and minimally invasive procedures. She believes a healthier life style begins with patient education. Her goal is to encourage patients to pursue a healthier life style and a proactive approach to their personal health care.

Dr. Pierce is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Her interests outside of women’s health include music, outdoor sports and recreation as well as spending time with her family.  She also speaks medical Spanish.

 


Dr. Pierce CV

Education

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologist
    Fellow in the Congress and ACOG, January1, 2010
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Board Certified Obstetrician Gynecologist, December 12, 2008
  • University of Texas Houston-Lyndon B Johnson Hospital
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program
    Certificate in Obstetrics and Gynecology, June 23, 2007
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
    Medical Degree, May 2003
  • Florida A&M University
    B.S.-Biology (summa cum laude), 1999

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital Katy-Peer Review Committee 2009

Honors & Awards

  • Patient’s Choice Award, Vitals.com, 2008
  • Dr. Perry Klein Award for Outstanding OB/GYN Resident for the Methodist Hospital, 2007
  • William Graves, MD Outstanding Chief Resident – Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, 2007
  • AAGL – Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures, 2007
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons- Resident Achievement Award, 2007
  • UT Houston Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital OB/GYN Administrative Chief, 2006-7
  • UT Houston Lyndon B. Johnson Resident Research Funding Award, 2005
  • John Harrington Tanous Award for Distinguished Research in Cancer, 2001
  • UF College of Medicine, Office of Minority Affairs Award for Academic Excellence, 2001
  • UF Presidential Recognition for Outstanding Achievements and Contributions to the University of Florida, 2001
  • UF College of Medicine, NIH Short Term Research Training for Minority Students award for outstanding research, 2000
  • UF College of Medicine Dean’s Scholarship, 1999-2001
  • National Medical Fellowships’ Scholarship, 1999-2001
  • Florida A&M University Academic Scholarship, 1995-1999

Research Experiences

  • Investigation of “Complications Associated with the Management of Shoulder Dystocia” under Lisa Hollier, MD Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Houston 2004-2006
  • Investigation of “The Correlation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Concentrations with Endothelial Growth Enhancement induced by Hematologic Tumors” under Lisa Rimsza, MD., Department of Pathology, UF College of Medicine 2000
  • Investigation of “The Characterization of Sheath Cells Isolated from the Central Nervous System of Aplysia californica and grown in cell culture,” under Mark Kirk, Ph. D, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia 1998