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Sara Evans, FNP


Sara Evans, FNP Sara was born and raised in New Mexico. She has a nursing background in both medical surgical nursing as well as labor and delivery/maternal specialty care. After completing five years as a bedside nurse, she completed her graduate degree at the University of New Mexico and became a Family [...]

Katherine Nelson, MD


Katherine Nelson, MD Dr. Katherine Nelson was born in San Antonio but grew up in Albuquerque until her family moved back to Texas for her high school years. She attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI obtaining a biomedical engineering degree. She returned to Texas to complete medical school at the University of [...]

Michael-Ann Gabaldon, CNM


Michael-Ann Gabaldon, CNM Midwifery came to Ann Gabaldon as a second career later in life after giving birth to her own two children.  The changes a woman goes through during pregnancy, labor and postpartum touched her deeply through her own experience which led her to become a doula, L&D nurse, lactation consultant, and now [...]

Cathleen Hewlett-Masser, CNM


Cathleen Hewlett-Masser, CNM Cathleen Hewlett-Masser, CNM, grew up in Western Pennsylvania but delighted at the opportunity to move to New Mexico in 2005. She spent her first decade serving women and families in Northern New Mexico as a Labor and Delivery nurse and Lactation Consultant. Since then, she worked as a midwife while [...]

Elisabeth Obenauf, MD


Elisabeth Obenauf, MD Dr. Obenauf was born and raised in Albuquerque and attended the University of New Mexico School of Medicine for undergrad and medical school.  She moved to the Bay Area of California to complete her Ob/Gyn residency at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara.  She moved back home to Albuquerque to join [...]

Samara Knight, MD, MPH


Samara Knight, MD, MPH Dr. Knight is a native New Mexican from Corrales, NM. She completed her residency in OB/GYN at the University of New Mexico and is excited to continue practicing in Albuquerque. She is trained in all aspects of OB/GYN and has professional interest in women's sexual health and public health. [...]

Carl Connors, DO


Carl Connors, DO Originally from Philadelphia, Dr. Connors came to New Mexico to be stationed as an OB/GYN at Cannon AFB. He subsequently relocated to Albuquerque where he worked for the St. Joseph Healthcare System, and then opened his private practice in 1999. Dr. Connors has worked with the doctors at Women's Specialists for [...]

Eunice Pino, CNM


Eunice Pino, CNM Eunice is a native New Mexican and completed both undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of New Mexico. She is proud to live with, and serve the women of New Mexico and ever so proud to provide gynecology services through Women’s Specialists of New Mexico. There is no better [...]

Kristina Chongsiriwatana, MD


Kristina Chongsiriwatana, MD Dr. Chongsiriwatana was born and raised in Albuquerque and attended Amherst College in Massachusetts. She missed New Mexico during her four years back East, so returned to Albuquerque for medical school and doesn't plan on moving away again. She likes to travel, knit and crochet in her free time. Many of [...]

Rebecca Leeman, CNM


Rebecca Leeman, CNM Beginning her studies in cultural anthropology and health, Rebecca came to nursing and then midwifery with the goal of incorporating service to underserved areas both within and beyond the border. After midwifery school, she lived and worked in the Zuni-Navajo area for six years. Rebecca came to WSNM in 1999. She [...]

Rebecca Okun, MD


Rebecca Okun, MD Originally from the East Coast, Dr. Okun joined WSNM in 1991 after completing a four year Federal Government pay back at the Gallup Indian Center. She has a very busy practice in the Jefferson Lane office and also serves as the Clinical Director of the WSNM Management Team. She has two [...]

Steven Gough, MD


Steven Gough, MD Dr. Gough enjoys all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology. One of his favorite parts of his job is talking to his patients and really getting to know them. He believes it is important to discuss all treatment options so a woman can make an informed decision. Dr. Gough understands the importance [...]