Dr. Thomas Hilgers is a Catholic husband to his wife Susan and father to their five children. Dr. Hilgers is also the founder and director of the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction and the National Center for Women’s Health in Omaha, Nebraska. He began his first research in the natural regulation of human fertility in 1968 as a senior medical student. Working at St. Louis University and Creighton University Schiools of Medicine, he and his co-workers developed the Creighton Model FertilityCare System. His ongoing research on the Creighton Model System enabled him to develop the new women’s health science of NaProTechnology.

Dr. Hilgers is currently a senior medical consultant in obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive medicine and surgery at the Pope Paul VI Institute and is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Creighton University School of Medicine. He is board certified in Obststrics and Gynecology, Gyencologic Laser Surgery, and is a member of the Society of Reproductive Surgeons.

Dr. Hilgers has served on the Pontifical Council for the Family and the Pontifical Academy for Life. He has written over 190 professional books, book chapters and research articles (mostly in the areas of reproductive medicine and surgery). Dr. Hilgers wrote the definitive textbook on natural procreative technology: The Medical and Surgical Practice of NaProTECHNOLOGY. He also authored The NaPro Technology Revolution: Unleashing the Power in a Woman’s Cycle, in which he draws on decades of medical experience to provide educational and revolutionary insights into the world of women’s health, including real solutions to real problems such as infertility, repetitive miscarriage, menstrual cramps, postpartum depression, PMS, prematurity prevention, ovarian cysts, hormonal abnormalities, irregular/abnormal bleeding, chronic discharges, polycystic ovarian disease, and family planning.