In private practice as a general surgeon for more than a decade, Dr. Jamie Terry is well known inside Houston medical circles and in the community at large. An Ohio native, Dr. Terry has been active in Houston since 1989.

In 1995, she opened a general surgery practice with a special focus on breast cancer education, prevention and treatment. In 2010, she joined Texas Breast Specialists.

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Background & Education

Dr. Terry graduated with Honors from Stanford University in 1984. She moved to Houston from Chicago in 1989 after graduating medical school at Northwestern University. Since then, she has established herself as a leader in our medical community.

In 1994, Dr. Terry became the first African-American woman, and only the third female, to graduate from the general surgery training program at St. Joseph Hospital. She has received specialized training in image-guided breast biopsies, laparascopic surgery and advanced trauma life support.

Surgical Locations

  • HCA Houston Healthcare – Houston Medical Center
  • HCA Houston Healthcare – Pearland
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital – Houston
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital Southeast
  • Women's Hospital of Texas – Houston