Department Chair for Obstetrics and Gynecology
April Bleich, M.D., is the academic chair for Obstetrics and Gynecology for the TCU and UNTHSC school of Medicine.
Dr. Bleich currently serves as the medical director for Maternal Fetal Medicine at Baylor, Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth’s Andrews Women’s Hospital, where she cares for women in high-risk pregnancies. She also serves on the hospital’s executive committee.
“I’m so excited to be able to share my experiences and knowledge with the next generation of physicians. I’m thankful for the opportunity to contribute to the school’s mission of creating more empathetic physicians,” Dr. Bleich said.
In her role as an academic chair, she will oversee faculty recruitment and retention in her department, among other responsibilities.
An Austin-native, Dr. Bleich decided to stay in Texas to complete her fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
During her fellowship, she served as an assistant instructor for medical student education and published her research in labor management, infectious disease in women, and pelvic anatomic landmarks.
Bleich joined Obstetrix Medical Group of Texas in 2011 and with her husband and two children, has called Fort Worth home since then.
Dr. Bleich received a Bachelor of Arts in molecular biology and psychology from the University of Texas in Austin. She earned her doctorate in medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston where she was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Bleich completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Parkland Memorial Hospital. During her residency she was chosen to serve as an administrative chief resident and won Excellence in Teaching awards for both medical student and resident teaching.
Dr. Bleich currently serves on the executive committee of Baylor, Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth’s Andrews Women’s Hospital.