MELANIE LAGOMICHOS, DO
Dr. Lagomichos has a multicultural background and was born and raised in Munich, Germany to Greek and French/Italian parents. She is multilingual and fluent in German and conversational in French. She established her Texas roots, however, by completing high school in Coppell, Texas. She then attended the University of Texas at Austin and received her Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from the McCombs School of Business. Her passion for medicine, however, arrived later while working as a Marketing Program Director for the American Heart Association. Deciding to pursue her drive for helping others, Dr. Lagomichos attended medical school and received her medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. She went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. There, she received the honor of being selected as Administrative Chief Resident and was the recipient of the 2016 American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists award. Her passion to help others, however, is not limited geographically. She is a member of the Life is Great nonprofit organization and participates in annual global medical mission trips to Peru and the Philippines. There, she has helped promote cervical cancer awareness screening and performed multiple surgical procedures for women with limited access to healthcare.
ALISON PASCIUCCO, MD
Dr. Pasciucco is a fresh transplant to Texas, hailing from Northern New Jersey. As an undergraduate she attended Georgetown University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, with a focus on Medical Anthropology. Before attending medical school she spent a year working for the Advisory Board Company in Washington, DC completing best-practice research for hospitals and health systems across the country. Wishing for more direct involvement in patient care she attended medical school at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada followed by residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology near her home town at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. It was there that she met Dr. Lagomichos, and started to follow in her footsteps also being named the Administrative Chief Resident. Additionally, she was named the recipient of the 2017 Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Lefkovic Research awards for work regarding the identification and management of preterm labor and preterm birth.
During residency she was also the Junior Fellow NJ section chair for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG); this involved stumping on Congress advocating for women’s healthcare during the ACOG Congressional Leadership Conferences from 2015-17 as well as organizing OBGYN residents across the state to participate in local initiatives. In addition to working to improve women’s healthcare at home, she also has international interests and spent one month working at an OB/GYN ward and fistula clinic in Tanzania.
In her free time she enjoys exploring her new town in addition to running, swimming, reading and traveling.
HOLLIS BARTELS, MD
Dr. Bartels is a native of Colorado Springs, Colorado where she was born and raised. She moved to Texas to attend Texas Christian University where she graduated summa cum laude in 2008 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet. Prior to pursuing a carrier in medicine, Dr. Bartels was an accomplished ballet dancer, dancing with Oregon Ballet Theatre and Texas Dance Theatre. She then attended medical school at Texas A&M College of Medicine where she graduated in 2014. It is here that she met her now husband, Dr. Bradley Bartels, a family medicine physician in Hamilton, Texas.
Dr. Bartels completed her training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, graduating in 2018, and was the recipient of the Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology award given by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparosopists. Dr. Bartels is passionate about providing excellent care to women of varying backgrounds and is eager to bring evidence based medicine, current surgical techniques, and service to the community through her practice.
In her free time, Dr. Bartels enjoys spending time with her husband and son, hiking, fishing, traveling, attending TCU sporting events and supporting performing arts in the community.