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Welcome to Advanced Women’s Healthcare in Dallas, Texas
We appreciate you as a patient and are dedicated to providing you compassionate and quality healthcare here in Dallas, TX. Specializing in Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN), our physicians Dr. Amy Sigman, Dr. Amie Napier, Dr. Michelle Heintges, Dr. Heidi Harms and Dr. Maria Reyes are here to serve you.
Dr. Maria Reyes
Dr. Maria Reyes enjoys caring for women in all stages of life. “It is such an honor to partner with women and be part of their pregnancy and their lives, often delivering two or three babies together. Honestly, I see my patients as a close friend or relative…”
Dr. Amy Sigman
Dr. Sigman was the first female doctor to join Advanced Women’s Healthcare - which is now an all-female physicians practice. She is proud of her work along with that of her partners. “I come to work because I love it. It’s kind of my home away from home, and my patients are my family."
Dr. Amie Napier
As an Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr. Napier's is to help her patients live better and healthier lives. She loves that her patients are interested in their personal healthcare and that she gets to follow them throughout all the stages of their lives. “I love the day to day interaction with the patients and getting to help people better their lives, better their health. That’s really what is the most satisfying...”
Dr. Michelle Heintges
Dr. Heintges is trained in robotics, pelvic floor repair and vaginal rejuvenation. She has a special interest in adolescent medicine, menopause, post-menopause, complicated obstetrics, gynecologic surgery, and pelvic floor reconstruction. Dr. Heintges said, “I love my job. I have tons of fun at my job. And I really love the people I work with..."
Dr. Heidi Harms
Dr. Heidi Harms was inspired by her grandfather to study medicine, who was a physician that she thought the world of and aspired to be like. She enjoys all areas of OB/GYN, including adolescent gynecology, contraception management, infertility, obstetrics, pelvic surgery, urogynecology and menopausal management.
Recent Blog Posts
When Should You Have “The Talk” When it’s time to sit down and talk to your pre-teen or teenage girl about the tricky subjects of puberty, periods and hormones, the keys are to be prepared and stay calm. You might be dreading the conversation, and it’s likely your daughter is dreading it as well. Chances are, she’s heard about these subjects at school and from friends and piers. But, even so, she might not be eager to have “the talk.” Former sexual health educator and current office manager at Advanced Women’s Healthcare Maggie Fuller offers this advice for having “the talk” with your daughter: First Things First: What is Puberty? Puberty is the process when a child’s body turns into an adult’s body. For girls, puberty means the beginning of menstruation, meaning their bodies are now capable of reproducing. Who Should Deliver the Talk to Girls Puberty can be a scary, uncertain and confusing time for girls, so it’s important for girls to have a trustworthy mentor, someone they can feel comfortable going to with questions. For single fathers, it might be best to enlist the help of the daughter’s best friend’s mom, an aunt or another trusted adult like […]
This Young Woman Learned Her Risk for Cancer and Changed Her Own Destiny Meet Niki, a young woman who watched her older sister pass away from breast cancer and cancerous brain tumors at just 32. Niki knew that her maternal grandmother had also died at a young age in the same tragic way. “My sister and I always knew we had an increased risk, so we had to go for screenings at an early age,” Niki says Niki and her family knew that Niki needed to be BRAC analysis tested through Myriad Genetics. “And if I came back positive, I needed to have my breasts removed, have my ovaries removed and, if I don’t have any children, have children right away,” she remembers. “That was not something I wanted to hear at 25 years old. I was mortified.” She decided to avoid the issue, so she put the BRAC analysis test off for nine months. When she finally had the analysis done, the results were grim. She was positive for the breast cancer gene. Niki made the tough decision to have a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy, and she knows she needs to have her ovaries removed in her late 30s. “Be […]
Know the Signs of Preeclampsia and Treatment Preeclampsia affects upwards of eight percent of pregnancies and is something doctors monitor pregnant women closely for. If not treated quickly, preeclampsia can cause severe complications for the mother, including renal failure, liver failure and cardiovascular problems. In most severe form, preeclampsia can lead to eclampsia, at which point seizures can occur in the mother. Preeclampsia can affect the unborn baby in a variety of ways, including: Preventing the placenta from getting enough blood Leading to the baby getting less oxygen and food Possibly causing low birth rate During each prenatal visit, doctors monitor pregnant women’s vitals closely for signs of preeclampsia, as early detection is key to healthy mom and baby. What Causes Preeclampsia Certain women can be at increased risk of developing preeclampsia during pregnancy. This can include women: Who’ve had gestational hypertension or preeclampsia complications during past pregnancies With sisters and mothers who suffered from preeclampsia Carrying twins, triplets, etc. Younger than 20 or older than 40 With high blood pressure prior to pregnancy With kidney disease Who are obese Preeclampsia Warning Signs During a preeclampsia test, doctors look for a variety of signals that a pregnant woman might be […]
Dr. Sigman has made these last 7 months joyful and exciting and every time I leave her office, I feel like I have come away with more knowledge about myself and my baby! —Brenda
Dr. Heingtes is fabulous!! She was recommended to me by my sister and I absolutely love her!! She answers all questions and makes you feel completely comfortable! —Kelly
Dr. Napier is very friendly, and super easy to talk to. As long as I still have questions to ask, she will stay in the room to answer them. I find her to be a calming presence, which is very helpful to a first time Mom. —Barbara
Dr. Harms is a great doctor. This is our first child and she has made the experience very painless. We were referred by a friend that had used her and had great things to say. We will refer her to all our friends. —Sarah
I love seeing Dr. Heintges and I love her energy! I have been her patient for years and I trust her opinions and honesty. I am very happy that she is my doctor and I know that my baby and I are well taken care of! —Ikumi