Providers / Rania Ibrahim, D.O.

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Rania Ibrahim, D.O.
Obstetrics & Gynecology


Rania Ibrahim, DO, FACOG, is a board-certified OB/GYN specialist serving patients at New Beginnings OB/GYN in The Woodlands area of Shenandoah, Texas. At the practice, Dr. Ibrahim strives to listen to her patients so she can be an advocate for their health.

Dr. Ibrahim obtained her master's degree in pharmacology at Tulane University in New Orleans in 2000. In 2004, she completed medical school at the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. She then completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York, an affiliate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Dr. Ibrahim is currently affiliated with several hospitals, including:

  • HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe
  • CHI-St Luke’s Heath-The Woodlands 
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
  • Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital 

She has been published in several journals, focusing her research on the development of cancer, specifically ovarian cancer.

She is a member of the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the International Society of Cosmetogynecology, and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)

At New Beginnings OB/GYN, Dr. Ibrahim’s goal is to make every visit comfortable and easy-going for her patients so they understand she’s more than a doctor, but a friend they can discuss their health concerns with.

For her outstanding work, Dr. Ibrahim has won several awards, including the Chief Resident of the Year award and the Achievement in Laparoscopic Surgery award from Nassau University Medical Center. 

Dr. Ibrahim lives in The Woodlands, Texas, with her husband, two sons, a cat (Fluffy), and a Corgie (Caspy). She enjoys traveling, cooking, and reading in her spare time.



  1. Figueroa YG, Chan AK, Ibrahim R, Trang Y, Burrow ME, Alam J, Scandurro AB, Beckman BS. NF-Kappa B plays a key role in hypoxia-inducible-factor-1 regulated erythropoietin gene expression. Exp Hematol. 2002 Dec; 30(12): 1419-27
  2. Wang J, Ibrahim R, Gish K, Karlan BY, Baldwin RL. Regulating DNA Methylation in Ovarian Cancer: Association with DNA Methyltransferase Expression. Gynecol. Onc.,85: 2003.
  3. Ibrahim R, Karlan BY, Baldwin RL. Age related DNA methylation of ovarian tissue. Proc.Am. Assoc. Cancer Res. 43:5573, 2002.
  4. Wang J, Ibrahim R, Karlan BY, Baldwin RL. DNA Methylation of the ovary: Association with age and malignant transformation. Western Association of Gynecelogic Oncologists, Newport Beach, CA, June 2002.
  5. Wang J, Ibrahim R, Karlan BY, Baldwin RL. Mechanisms regulating BRCA1 promoter methylation in ovarian cancer: Association with DNA methyltransferase expression. Western Association of Gynecelogic Oncologists, Newport Beach, CA, June 2002.
  6. Wang J, Baldwin RL, Ibrahim R, Karlan BY. Age-related DNA methylation of the ovary: association with malignant transformation. Gynecol. Oncol., 84: Abstract 109, 2002.
  7. Baldwin RL, Ibrahim R, Wang J, Karlan BY. Age-associated hypermethylation of CpG islands in ovarian tissue. Epigenetics of Cancer: AACR Special Conference in Cancer Research, Palm Desert, CA, October 2001.
  8. Gutierrez Y, Chan AK, Ibrahim R, Scandurro AB, Beckman BS. Survival signaling pathways in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells (Hep 3B) Exposed to Hypoxia. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res. 41:61, 2000.
  9. Baldwin RL, Tran H, Ibrahim R, Karlan BY. Primary ovarian cancer cell cultures are resistant to Fas-mediated apoptosis despite Fas expression. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res. 40:1145, 1999