Dr. Nima Goharkhay is the President and Medical Director of the Pregnancy Specialty Center of Texas. He is board certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology and holds a Ph.D. in Cell Biology. Prior to his current position he was in practice in the Washington DC area, and prior to that was a faculty member at UTMB Galveston. Dr. Goharkhay completed his fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine and his Ph.D. at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and his residency at the University of Miami in Miami FL. He earned his medical degree at the University of Vienna in Austria. Dr. Goharkhay believes strongly in close collaboration between midwives and traditional caretakers in order to provide the most comprehensive support to women while respecting their preferences and autonomy. Some of his clinical interests include hypertensive disorders, diabetes in pregnancy, and cholestasis of pregnancy. Dr. Goharkhay is fluent in Spanish, Persian and German. He has two children ages 7 and 3.