Heather R. Burks, MD

About Heather Burks

Dr. Heather Burks is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Her clinical focus is helping patients achieve their family building goals using available technology. She has a special interest in fertility preservation for patients facing treatment that may cause future infertility, such as cancer treatments or surgery. She also cares for patients with infertility, recurrent miscarriages, polycystic ovary syndrome, uterine fibroids, early menopause, and various hormonal causes of menstrual cycle problems. The range of treatment she offers includes surgery for various pelvic disorders, ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination, assisted reproductive technology such as IVF, and third party reproduction such as gestational carrier, donor embryo, donor egg, and donor sperm.
Affiliations OU Health Physicians Reproductive Medicine
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Alumni Association Grant Recipient, University of Oklahoma 2017
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Scholarship Recipient 2013
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Scholarship Recipient 2014
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Scholarship Recipient 2015
  • Research Fellowship in Menopause, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2014
  • Faculty Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma 2017
  • Faculty Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma 2018
  • NAMS/Teva Women's Health Medical Residents Excellence Award 2010
  • Excellence In-Training Award for research presentation, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society 2015
Health Education
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Nashville, TN
  • Fellowship
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Residency
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2013
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 2017
Medical Interests Research Interests:
  • Dissemination of Evidence Based Infertility Care
  • Ultrasound Utilization and Education
  • Infertility in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients
Special Clinical Interests:
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies, including IVF
  • Reproductive surgery including tubal sterilization reversal
  • Uterine anomalies
  • Menstrual cycle abnormalities including polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Donor egg and donor sperm
  • Fertility preservation
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Fertility preservation
  • Assisted reproductive technologies
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