Heather Skanes, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Book Appointment


Dr. Skanes is a native of Birmingham. She attended Washington University in St. Louis where she received a B.A. in African and African American Studies. She went on to attend Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine and completed her OB/GYN residency training at Morehouse School of Medicine. She is deeply committed to contributing to the resolution of health care disparities in women’s health, improving maternal morbidity and mortality and offering minimally invasive surgery. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling the globe, Netflix binges and creating art.


Washington University in St. Louis 2006-2010

Medical School
Wright State School of Medicine 2011-2015

Morehouse School of Medicine 2015-2019

Areas of Medical Interest

Serving at SWC since