Chief of Reproductive Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Dr. Bello is a Medical Director at Houston Fertility Institute. She received her undergraduate degree from San Francisco State University before obtaining her medical degree from Michigan State University. Dr. Bello then proceeded to perform her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. After residency, she returned to California to complete her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of Southern California Women’s and Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Bello is a member of both the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. In addition, she has received numerous awards and is trained in the latest techniques and procedures in the treatment of infertility.
Elkind-Hirsh K, Bello S, The effect of BMI on subcutaneous versus intramuscular routes of HCG during and IVF cycle with HMG/ICSI. Abstract in Pacific Coast Fertility Society, oral presentation, Palm springs, CA, 2000
Yardley M., Bello, S., Shii, K. ELISA-Assay for the autophosphorylated insulin receptor in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome. President’s Award (First prize). Abstract of the 45th Meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation, 1999.
Bello S, Gray JD, Coulam C., Shoupe D, Stanczyk FZ. Effects of estrogen replacement on cytokine production (Th1 & Th2 pathways)in postmenopausal women. Abstract of the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Francisco, CA. October 3-9, 1998.
Bello S, Gray JD, Coulam C.,Shoupe D, Stanczyk FZ. Effects of estrogen replacement on GH/IGF-1 axis and the immune System in postmenopausal women. Abstract of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Fertility Society, 1998
Bello S, Shoupe D, Stanczyk FZ. Measurement of estrogen metabolites: 2 and 16 alpha-hydroxyesterone in postmenopausal women before and after hormone replacement therapy. Abstract of the 80th Meeting of the Endocrine Society, New Orleans, LA 1998
Thornton M, Ploszaj S, Najmabadi S. Bello S. Effect of smoking on insulin sensitivity in oral contraceptive users. Abstract of the 43rd Meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation, San Diego, CA, March 19-22, 1997
S. Bello, M. Leiva, Psychological aspects associated with HRT compliance. 1996
Belt, M., Bello,S. Use of Gadolinium for HSG’s. Fertility and Sterility
Hansen l, Batzer F, Bello S. Obesity and GnRH action. J Reprod Med, 4:247-50, 1997.
Fakih H, Bello S. Ovarian cyst aspiration: a therapeutic approach to ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. . Fertil Steril, 58:486-491, 1992.
Thornton M., Bello S. Endometriosis. In: Atlas of Gynecology, CHM, 1999.