Board Eligible

  • Female Pelvic Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reconstructive Surgery



University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Dallas, TX

Internship and Residency

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dallas, TX

Medical School

Rush Medical College
Doctor of Medicine
Chicago, IL


“Anatomic Relationships of the Pelvic Autonomic Nervous System in Female Cadavers: Clinical Applications to Pelvic Surgery.” American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2016): Ripperda C.M., Jackson L.A., Phelan J.N., Carrick K.S., Corton M.M.

“Inferior gluteal and other nerves associated with sacrospinous ligament: a cadaver study.” American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2016): Florian-Rodriguez M.E., Hare A., Chin K., Phelan J.N., Ripperda C.M., Corton M.M.

“Predictors of Early Postoperative Voiding Dysfunction and other Complications Following a Midurethral Sling.” American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2016): Ripperda, C. M., Kowalski, J. T., Chaudhry, Z. Q., Mahal, A. S., Lanzer, J., Noor, N., Good, M. M., Hynan, L. S., Jeppson, P. C., Rahn, D. D.


Dr. Christopher Ripperda completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology and fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. During his training, he presented his research at national meetings and had several manuscripts published. He also was the recipient of the Best Basic Science Manuscript at the 2016 American Urogynecologic Society national meeting in Denver, CO, and this work was published in July in the journal Menopause.

His clinical interests include the treatment of overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fecal incontinence, urinary tract fistula, etc. He offers a variety of non-surgical and surgical options and tries to tailor his approach to the wishes and needs of each individual patient. His surgical interest includes vaginal, robotic, and abdominal surgery for the treatment of pelvic floor disorders with his goal to improve the quality of life for women.