Heather Skanes, MD, (she/her) is a compassionate, patient-centered obstetrician and gynecologist who is proud to serve her community of Birmingham, Alabama, at Oasis Women’s Health. Born and raised in Birmingham, Dr. Skanes is dedicated to uplifting her community and is a supporter of Black Lives, birth rights, and a believer of women everywhere. As a health care provider at a Black-owned and operated practice, Dr. Skanes is an avid participant in the movement to protect and celebrate Black lives and strongly believes that when Black women are protected, all women will be protected.
At Oasis Women’s Health, Dr. Skanes provides a wide range of obstetric and gynecology services, from birth control and pregnancy care to infertility and menopause treatment. She emphasizes shared decision-making when helping her patients choose the best course of treatment and offers low-intervention and minimally invasive options when possible.
Dr. Skanes and the entire Oasis Women’s Health team strive to address issues of racial disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality as well as gynecology. She believes in creating safe, inclusive spaces for all patients, regardless of gender identity, to receive expert treatment for all their needs.