About Me

Tamika K. Cross, MD, FACOG

Tamika K. Cross, M.D., FACOG, is a board certified physician who completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UT Health) where she served as an Administrative Chief Resident. She then joined as Assistant Professor at UT Health and is a practicing OBGYN in Pearland, TX.

Dr. Cross has a passion for improving health outcomes for patients in underserved communities, and has dedicated much of her time to quality improvement for both the Harris Health and Memorial Hermann hospital system in Houston, Texas. Dr. Cross has served on several multidisciplinary hospital committees aimed to address the alarming maternal morbidity rates in the country.

During her training, Dr. Cross received several awards; “Excellence in Obstetrics”, “Best Laparoscopic Surgeon”, “Outstanding Resident of the Year Award”, to name a few. As a result of Dr. Cross’ ability to identify obstacles and implement change for discrimination faced by minorities in medicine, she was named Becker Hospital Review “Top 60 Most Powerful People in Healthcare in 2016”. She also received a UT Health Faculty Senate Resolution in addition to United States Congressional Recognition for her community service.

Dr. Cross is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), National Medical Association (NMA), Houston Medical Forum (HMF), and the Texas Medical Association (TMA).

Dr. Cross has been invited as a guest speaker on multiple occasions to speak about diversity, obstacles and collaboration in academic medicine. She also enjoys speaking about various women’s health topics in the community.

Dr. Cross received her doctorate from Meharry Medical College in 2013. Prior to attending Meharry Medical College, she received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan in 2009.

Dr. Cross is committed to outreach in underserved communities as well as advocating women’s health issues, including a passion for adolescent gynecology.