Doctors of the Month


October 2015:  Martin Hechanova

The quality of care he provides to his patients – and the energy he puts forth traveling from the clinic, to Labor & Delivery, to the operating room – makes Dr. Hechanova our Doc of the Month!
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August 2015:  Dani Steininger

Long term patient relationships, surgical procedures, preventative medicine, and of course women’s health issues. “The specialty of Ob/Gyn has it all,” says Dr. Dani Steininger, our Doctor of the Month.
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February 2015:  Jamie Morgan

Training as a specialist in high-risk obstetrics can be fraught with disappointment and sadness, but fortunately there are physicians like Dr. Jamie Morgan for whom counseling patients and families and working together with them to achieve the best possible outcomes for mothers and babies is fulfilling and one of the most rewarding aspects of the work.
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January 2015:  Helen Dunnington

For Dr. Helen Dunnington, it is the small things that make her busy medical schedule worthwhile. “My favorite days are seeing a happy, satisfied patient: from delivering my patient’s baby, seeing a post-operative patient who is now pain free, or seeing a woman come in proudly stating she has lost weight and looking great.”
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December 2014:  G. Sealy Massingill

Few doctors are as dedicated to the Me & My OBG campaign and to District XI ACOG (Texas) than Dr. G. Sealy Massingill, our ‘Doc of the Month.’ Dr. Massingill’s participation has not only helped his fellow doctors, but also helped educate Texas women so that they may make more informed decisions about their health care.
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November 2014:  Jason A. Parker

When asked to identify the most pressing issues facing women’s health in Texas today, Dr. Jason Parker doesn’t hesitate: education and access to health care. He suggests that, as physicians and as a state, we all need to understand the importance of educating women about their own health care.
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October 2014:  Carrie Kaufman

Carrie Kaufman was looking for a career that would combine her passion for feminism with her passion for science. She found it as an OBG. Dr. Kaufman says, ‘Knowledge is power, and if I can give someone balanced information so they can make good healthcare decisions then I have done my job.’
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September 2014:  Jennifer Bump

Dr. Jennifer Bump chose to specialize in obstetrics and gynecology because “it is the only profession that has the honor to be involved in some of the most important and life changing events in a woman’s life – her own birth, her transition to womanhood, the beginning of her sexual life, the birth of her children and her transition through menopause.”
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August 2014:  Judy Levison

Dr. Judy Levison, MD, MPH has dedicated her career to helping Texas women living with HIV. She is an Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, at the Baylor College of Medicine and is Physician Coordinator of OB/GYN care for HIV-positive women in the Harris Health System.
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July 2014:  Karen Swenson

Dr. Karen Swenson is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and an active member of the American Medical Women’s Association, and is a founding member of the Austin Center For Sexual Medicine, which provides specialty care and consultation for sexual dysfunction.
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June 2014:  John Thoppil

John Thoppil, MD, FACOG of Austin, TX a dedicated advocate for Texas women and the doctors that serve them. He offered his expertise during the 2013 Legislative Session at a hearing of the House Committee on Public Health. He also contributes blog posts to the Me and My OBG Campaign, most recently reminding women to ‘Get the Flu Shot.’
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