BurksHeather-ReproEndo
Heather Burks, MD


Roles

Assistant Professor


Specialty areas

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility ​


Licensure

Oklahoma 2015-present


Board Certification

Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013-present
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 2017-present


Education

MD degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2008
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Oklahoma 2011-2012
Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2012-2015


Areas of Clinical Interest

Assisted Reproductive Technologies, including IVF
Reproductive surgery including tubal sterilization reversal
Uterine anomalies
Menstrual cycle abnormalities including polycystic ovarian syndrome
Donor egg and donor sperm
Fertility preservation
Premature Ovarian Failure


Research Interests

Polycystic ovary syndrome
Fertility preservation
Assisted reproductivetechnologies


Organizations

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Pacific Coast Reproductive Society
American Medical Association


Awards/Honors (selected)

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Alumni Association Grant Recipient, University of Oklahoma (Received), 2017-2018
Faculty Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, 2017 and 2018
Research Fellowship in Menopause, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014-2015
Excellence In-Training Award for research presentation, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society 2015
Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Scholarship Recipient, 2013, 2014, 2015
NAMS/Teva Women's Health Medical Residents Excellence Award, 2010


Publications (last five years)

Burks, H. R., Baker, M., Quaas A. M., Bendikson, K. A., Chung, K., Paulson, R. J. (2017). The dilemma of counseling patients about poor prognosis: live birth after IVF with autologous oocytes in a 43-year-old woman with FSH levels above 30 mIU/mL. J Assist Reprod Genet. Sep;34(9):1185-1188. DOI: 10.1007/s10815-017-0986-3.

Burks, H. R., Paulson, R. (2015). Cryopreserved Embryo Transfer: Endometrial Preparation and Timing. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, 33(02), 145-152. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1546302.

Burks, H. R., Baker, M. Z., Quaas, A. M., Bendikson, K. A., Chung, K., Paulson, R. J. (2017). The dilemma of counseling patients about poor prognosis: live birth after IVF with autologous oocytes in a 43-year-old woman with FSH levels above 30 mIU/mL. J Assist Reprod Genet. Sep;34(9):1185-1188. DOI: 10.1007/s10815-017-0986-3.

Burks, H. R., Buckbinder, J., Francis-Hernandez, M., Chung, K., Jabara, S., Bendikson, K., Paulson, R. (2015). Developmentally delayed cleavage-stage embryos maintain comparable implantation rates in frozen embryo transfers. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 32(10), 1477-1481. DOI: 10.1007/s10815-015-0561-8

Buckbinder, J., Mucowski, S., Burks, H. R., Stanczyk, F.Z., Hodis, H.N., Mack, W., Bendikson, K.A., Shoupe, D. (2015). The detection and clinical utilization of anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) in postmenopausal women using the new highly sensitive ELISA. Fertility and Sterility, 104(3), e135-e136. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.07.419

Burks, H. R., Ross, L. B., Opper, N., Paulson, E., Stanczyk, F. Z., Chung, K. (2015). Can highly sensitive antimüllerian hormone testing predict failed response to ovarian stimulation? Fertility and sterility, 104(3), 643-8. PMID: 26158904. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.06.018

Burks, H. R., Buckbinder, J., Bendikson, K., Chung, K., Jabara, S., Paulson, R.J. (2015). Developmentally Delayed Cleavage-Stage Embryos Maintain High Implantation Rates in Frozen Embryo Transfers. Fertility and Sterility, 103(2), e15-e16. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.12.021

Park, A., Quaas, A. M., Hansen, K. R., Porter, B., Burks, H. R., Craig, L. B. (2014). Predictors of Pain Associated With Hysterosalpingography (HSG): A Prospective Cohort Study. Austin Journal of Women's Health, 1(2), 4