Ann Marie Bertles, MD
Dr. Ann Bertles was born in upstate NY but moved to central Florida where she was raised. She graduated magna cum laude from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida with a major in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Business. Dr. Bertles attended medical school at The University of South Florida in Tampa where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and awarded the James M. Ingram Award from The Florida Obstetric and Gynecologic Society. Her residency training was completed at University of Texas at Houston at Memorial Hermann Medical Center. She has received honors from both the Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. Additionally she presented abstracts at the annual Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine meeting in 2009 relating to fetal outcome prediction and parental wishes during extreme prematurity.
Dr. Bertles enjoys minimally invasive surgery and is not only certified on the da Vinci Robotic surgical system but trains other physicians as well. She is interested in pregnancy, infertility, and adolescent medicine. She stresses the importance of patient education and welcomes patient questions. She feels it is a true honor to care for and share in her patients’ lives.
Dr. Bertles is licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is conversant in Spanish. In her free time, Dr. Bertles enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, baking, and staying active.
Ashley Hester, MD
Dr. Ashley Hester is a native Houstonian who found her passion in women's healthcare. She graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University with a major in biomedical science and a minor business. Dr. Hester attended medical school at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Her residency training was completed at University of Texas at Houston at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Medical Center. She has received honors from both the Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Hester has authored numerous journal publications in her specialization and has given many presentations at professional society meetings.
Dr. Hester is eager to be able to serve women at all stages of life from adolescence to pregnancy to menopause. She focuses on all aspects of a patient's experience which drives her towards excellence in providing health care. She is certified on the da Vinci Robotic surgical system for minimally invasive surgical procedures.
She is also conversant in Spanish. Dr. Hester enjoys spending time with her husband, chocolate lab, family and friends, traveling, cooking, and reading.
Education and Training
- Undergraduate: Texas A&M University - College Station, TX - 2007
- Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX - 2013
- Internship and Residency: University of Texas at Houston - Houston, TX - 2017