Shannon M. Abikhaled, MD
Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Shannon M. Abikhaled, MD

“I have a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of cervical dysplasia. It is important to me that my patients understand their disease process and the treatment options available to them; as well as having ample time for questions and concerns.”

Dr. Abikhaled is a graduate of Trinity University at San Antonio and received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She completed her residency in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She has been in private practice in Austin since 1997. Dr. Abikhaled has been listed as a Texas Super Doctor (recognizing the top 5% of Texas physicians), as noted in Texas Monthly Magazine. She is a member of the American Medical Association and Christian Medical and Dental Society. Dr. Abikhaled is married to Dr. John Abikhaled and they have 3 children.

Personal Information

Married to Dr. John Abikhaled, M.D., a general surgeon. They have three children. Her hobbies include gourmet cooking, languages and travel.

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

Seton Medical Center, Austin, Texas

Bailey Square Surgical Center, Austin, Texas

Arise Medical Center, Austin, Texas

Education

Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Undergraduate Studies

Trinity University at San Antonio, Texas
BA, Biology, 1988

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, 1992

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residency July 1992 - June 1996

UT-Houston Medical School, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Assistant Professor

University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Health Services 1998 - 2013

Private Practice, Austin Texas, 1997- present

Professional Organizations

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Christian Medical and Dental Society

Travis County Medical Association

Awards and Honors

Repeatedly recognized by her patients and peers:

Receiving the Patients’ Choice Award in both 2008 and 2009 (recognizing less than 6% of the nation’s active physicians), as tabulated by MDx Medical Inc. and Vitals.com;

Being voted a Texas Super Doctor (identifies top Texas physicians as chosen by their peers), as noted in Texas Monthly Magazine, 2007 – Present.


  • Central Texas Ob Gyn Associate
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association
  • American Board of Obestrics and Gynacology
  • SETON
  • Thavis  Medical Society