James Alexander

James Alexander, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Dr. James M. Alexander, MD is a professor of the department of obstetrics and gynecology. A 1991 graduate of the University of Texas at Houston, he went on to complete his residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern. After his fellowship, he stayed on as faculty at UTSW where he served in many leadership positions including chief of the obstetrics service.

Dr. Alexander established himself as a clinical investigator at UTSW and served as co- investigator on several studies conducted by the Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. He has published widely on obstetrics and maternal fetal medicine topics including cesarean delivery, prematurity, obstetric hemorrhage, labor management and obstetric anesthesia. He has contributed to the leading textbook on obstetrics, Williams Obstetrics.

After his time at UTSW, Dr. Alexander has served as the director of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics at the Billings Clinic and also as the division director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine and currently serves as an examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is committed to providing excellent care to women and to educating and training future generations of obstetricians and gynecologists.