Heather J. Boyd, M.D.

Board Certified Physician

Dr. Heather Boyd started with Mt. Auburn in the summer of 2018. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from DePauw University in Indiana and her doctorate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Her scholarly work has been featured in medical publications, including the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


DePauw University
Greencastle, Indiana
B.A. Biochemistry, 2010

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee
M.D., 2014

University of Cincinnati Department of OB/Gyn
Cincinnati, Ohio
Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2018

Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


Detti, L., Jeffries-Boyd, H., Williams, L., Diamond, M., and Uhlmann, R. Fertility biomarkers to estimate metabolic risks in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. J Asst Repro

McKinney, D., Boyd, H., Langager, A., Oswald, M., Pfister, A., and Warshak, C. The impact of fetal growth restriction on latency in the setting of expectant management of preeclampsia. Am J of Ob & Gyn, Vol 214, Issue 3, 395.e1-395.e7.

Authored Posts

What to Know About Going Paleo or Keto

Popular diets always find a big resurgence right around the beginning of a new year. 2019 is no different, and two of the most popular are the paleolithic, or paleo, and the ketogenic, or keto, diets. So, what are they? Mt. Auburn is here to help you break it down....

Mt. Auburn Wishes You a Happy Holiday Season

Family, food and festive songs abound. It’s that time of year again, where people come from near and far to get together and celebrate the holidays. Our doctors and staff members are excited to spend time with their families, exchanging gifts, making cookies and...

How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam

One in eight women in America will get breast cancer in their lifetimes. Getting a mammogram, which can detect cancer before you can feel a lump, every month is unrealistic, so it is very important to conduct breast self-exams at home to look for any abnormalities....

Premature Birth

A premature birth is one that happens before the 37th week of pregnancy. Any birth after this point is considered a full-term pregnancy. Premature babies often have medical issues that require them to stay in the hospital longer than babies carried to term, and the...

Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

There are certain foods or drinks that everyone knows to avoid during pregnancy, like alcohol. But there are a lot more foods that people might not think to avoid. When a woman is pregnant, she is more susceptible to disease, because her immune system is affected by...

Pregnancy After 35

Turning 35 does not mean you are automatically at increased risk for pregnancy complications than you were at 34. 35 is just a benchmark age where women on average are at higher risk for having trouble getting pregnant or for complications in pregnancy. Keep in mind...