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

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...

Breast Cancer Treatment Options

The type of treatment that a breast cancer patient receives depends on quite a few factors. The type of breast cancer, how far it has spread and how advanced it is all influence the type of treatment that is appropriate for each patient, along with the patient’s own...

Dr. Wendel and His Six String

You may not hear this tune during his performances, but the guitar-playing career of Dr. James Wendel started with “Last Train to Clarksville.” One of the most popular songs in The Monkees catalog, it was all Dr. Wendel wanted to learn when he started to explore music...

Risk Factors and Prevention for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis affects millions of women each year, and most do not know they have it until a bone breaks. So, what can you do to protect yourself from this silent disease? Risk Factors There are a few contributing factors of osteoporosis that are out of our control:...

How to Tell if You Are in Labor

As your due date approaches, you are probably experiencing a range of feelings from excitement to exhaustion. Your due date is not necessarily the day your baby will actually be born; it is more of a guideline. It is calculated from the first day of your last...

Introducing Dr. Boyd!

Our newest addition to the Mt. Auburn family, Dr. Heather Boyd, started with us on July 30 this year. We are excited to welcome her aboard! Dr. Boyd is originally from Memphis, Tennessee. She received her undergraduate degree from DePauw University in Indiana and her...

Goodbye, Dr. Cirasole!

Dr. Cirasole has been with us for over 15 years, and we’re very sad to see her go! Before coming to Mt. Auburn, Dr. Cirasole changed jobs quite a few times due to her husband moving around for work, moving five times before coming to Cincinnati. She is originally from...