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Alison Brooks, M.D., FACOG


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 specializes in general obstetrics and gynecology. 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.

Professional Affiliations
  • 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
Awards & Honors
  • Graduate, 2016
    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
    UT Southwestern
  • Graduate, 2009
    Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Surgical Scholars Program: Hysteroscopy
  • Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award, 2007
    Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons