Michael Nix, MD

Phone: 1-512-324-0040
Fax: 1-512-879-6834

Education

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, MD

Texas Tech University, BS, Zoology


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Clinical Biography

Michael Nix, MD, is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist in the Comprehensive Fetal Care Center, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. He specializes in complex obstetrics. Additionally, Dr. Nix is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health.

Dr. Nix earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and his bachelor’s in zoology from Texas Tech University. He completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Nix serves the Director of the Specialized Labor and Delivery Unit at Dell Children’s Medical Center and a is member of the national Perinatal Steering Committee for Ascension Health. He is also the immediate past Chair of the Ascension Texas Council for Women’s Health and Neonatal Clinical Care. His clinical and research interests focus on patient safety, and he uses simulation technology to teach clinical teams how to improve their responses during obstetrical emergencies. He has published several articles and lectured at regional and national levels.

Specializations

  • Obstetric team training and simulation
  • Operative vaginal delivery
  • Patient safety, quality assurance, and performance improvement

Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards & Honors

  • Certificate of Achievement for Service, University Medical Center Brackenridge
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health
  • Robert Cefalo Leadership Institute, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Third-Year Resident Teaching Award, The University of Texas Southwestern Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Locations

  • Ascension Medical Group Davis Lane
    5301 Davis Ln #100
    Austin, TX 78749
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