Alison Brooks, M.D., FACOG
Clerkship Director, Department of Women's Health
Associate Professor, Department of Women's Health
State University of New York Stony Brook School of Medicine
Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Fellowship, Advanced Pelvic Surgery
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Alison Brooks is an associate professor of women’s health specializing in general obstetrics and gynecology at Dell Medical School. She received her medical degree from the State University of New York Stony Brook School of Medicine and completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center-Parkland Hospital, Dallas. After he residency, she completed the Susan B. Frank Fellowship in Advanced Pelvic Surgery at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Brooks then returned to Parkland Hospital, where she worked within the Gynecology division at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. During this time, she became a gynecologic educational leader within the Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, receiving the CREOG Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education and the Outstanding Medical Student Faculty Teacher Award for OB-GYN.
Brooks has been appointed the director of the Reproductive Medicine Mechanism of Disease course and the director for the Women’s Health/Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship. She is an elected member of the Dell Medical School Faculty Senate. In addition, she serves as a member of the Health Care Delivery Working Group, a subcommittee of the Undergraduate Medical Education Committee; and as a member of the Women’s Health Clinical Competency Committee.
Brooks is a graduate of the APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders Program and the APGO Surgical Scholars Program: Hysteroscopy. She is committed to improving the care of women through her clinical practice and education of medical students and residents.
Brooks lives in Austin with her husband Kristopher Heinzman, their three children and two dogs.
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Member
American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fellow
Travis County Medical Society, Member
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Member
Texas Medical Association, Member
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Scholars and Leaders Program
Excellence in Resident Education, 2010
Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Outstanding Medical Student Faculty Teaching Award for Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Surgical Scholars Program: Hysteroscopy
Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award, 2007
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons