Rachel High, DO

Phone: 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737)

Education

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, DO

Rockhurst University, BS, Biochemistry


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Houston Methodist Hospital

Fellowship, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reproductive Surgery, Baylor Scott & White/Texas A&M College of Medicine

Clinical Biography

Rachel High, DO, is a fellowship-trained female pelvic and reconstructive surgeon in Women’s Health, a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin. She specializes in the treatment and management of pelvic floor disorders, such as urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and bladder pain. Additionally, Dr. High is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health.

Dr. High earned her medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and her bachelor’s in biochemistry from Rockhurst University. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Houston Methodist Hospital and a fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reproductive surgery at Baylor Scott & White/Texas A&M College of Medicine.

Dr. High has been awarded a clinical research grant from the International Urogynecological Association for her research on higher neural effects of overactive bladder medications. She has a special interest in caring for women at all stages of life and has authored publications regarding pelvic floor disorders in female athletes, overactive bladder symptoms after pelvic organ prolapse repair, procedure choices for recurrent prolapse, and sacral neuromodulation for bladder control. She is passionate about education and serves as the chair of the Fellows, Trainees, and Early Career Professionals committee of the International Urogynecological Association. She is also an active member of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons and the American Urogynecologic Society. She was awarded the Shull International Urogynecology Outreach Award and has participated in multiple medical missions to Guatemala.

Dr. High is a female pelvic and reconstructive surgeon with UT Health Austin.

Specializations

  • Bladder pain
  • Urinary and fecal incontinence
  • Weakening of muscles and tissue in the pelvis or a bulging of the vagina (pelvic organ prolapse)

Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Board Eligible

Clinical Research/Studies

Dr. High's Publications