The OB/GYN Group of Austin has been the choice of Austin women for over 50 years. Originally known as Drs. Des Rosiers & Wernecke, Associates, the OB/GYN Group of Austin was established in 1965. Dr. Patrick D. Nunnelly joined the practice in 1984 and has served as President of the group since 1995. Dr. Nunnelly
On September 18th, Dr. Claire Hoverman of the OB/GYN Group of Austin is excited to expand her practice to Southwest Medical Village (5625 Eiger Road, Austin, TX, 78735), which is located between Southwest Parkway and West William Cannon Drive. She looks forward to joining Dr. Michelle Gooch in serving the women of Southwest Austin. “I
1. What inspired you to begin working in obstetrics and gynecology? I did my ob/gyn rotation second to last in medical school and was enthusiastic to wake up each day of my rotation to see what was going to happen. There is so much variety in ob/gyn from delivering babies, doing surgery and treating menopause.
What inspired you to begin working in obstetrics and gynecology? I was inspired to work in Obstetrics and Gynecology in medical school when I realized it was the perfect combination of everything I loved about medicine. I am able to work with a generally healthy patient population and become a partner in their medical care.
What inspired you to begin working in obstetrics and gynecology? When I was a medical student, I saw my first delivery and I was hooked! I had intended on being a pediatric oncologist. Thank goodness I ended up in such a happy field. Why are you passionate about working in this area of health care?
What is your favorite part about being a physician? The best part of private practice is the ongoing relationships that are built with patients and being able to have a positive impact on their health. Having the opportunity to see the families grow and guiding my patients through seasons of life is priceless. I especially
What inspired you to begin working in obstetrics and gynecology? I loved the diversity of the specialty. No day is ever the same! It’s great being able to offer a wide range of both medical and surgical therapies. Why are you passionate about working in this area of health care? It is a privilege to
What inspired you to begin working in obstetrics and gynecology? As a medical student, I had the opportunity to follow an ob/gyn physician in practice. I loved the diversity of the care he was able to provide and the relationships he developed over the years with his patients. He often knew the patients and their
What inspired you to begin working in obstetrics and gynecology? I enjoy promoting women’s health and this field provides the opportunity to promote health in women of all ages. I did some international health volunteering working and setting up clinics in Mexico and India. This gave me a more global picture of health care, specifically
How is the relationship with your patients important to you? The doctor-patient relationship is important in medicine, but even more so in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. I work extremely hard to make my patients feel at ease and strive to forge a strong bond with all of them. I want them to feel comfortable