R Michelle Chouteau, M. D & Jo Bess Hammer, M. D. Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Michelle Chouteau
Dr. Michelle Chouteau is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is Texas born and educated, having earned her BA in Plan II from University of Texas-Austin followed by her MD from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1985. She completed her residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. She has been in practice in Austin since 2000. Before moving to Austin, she had a practice in Pasadena and Clear Lake, Texas.
She enjoys the practice of medicine especially obstetrics and minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Chouteau also breeds and shows Arabian horses and has interest in sports and murder mystery novels.
Dr. Jo Bess Hammer
received her B.S. in Biology at Baylor University and her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine. She did a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Houston at the Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals which include Methodist, St. Luke’s, Ben Tab, Jeff Davis and The Women’s Hospitals. In 1980 after residency she came to Austin. Dr. Hammer is board certified in her specialty.
Dr. Hammer served on the Board of the Texas Rehabilitation Medical Committee for 9 years and was section chief for OB-Gyn at St. David’s Community Hospital for the years 1993 and 1994. She is a member of the AMA, Texas Medical Society and the Travis County Medical Society. Her practice now is Office Gynecology.
She has 3 grown sons,enjoys photography, snorkeling, swimming and her gardens.
Being in Austin since 1980 has given her the pleasure of seeing many patients over a lifetime through the birth of their children, and then allowed her the pleasure of caring for those children as they have reached the age themselves of needing Gynecologic care.
We have a small office where the nurses, staff and doctors take the time to get to know you and understand your problems. We strive to make an inherently uncomfortable exam as easy as possible. Our goal is to communicate findings and plans from your visit in a prompt and easy to understand manner.