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Dr. Sims is a Georgia native who has become a Texas transplant. She was born in Valdosta, Georgia where she was raised. She received her undergraduate training from Xavier University of Louisiana and stayed in New Orleans for medical school training at Tulane Medical School. After deciding on a career in Obstetrics and Gynecology she and her family moved to Houston, Texas. Dr. Sims completed her OB/Gyn training at University of Texas Houston and has been in private practice since graduation. She is currently board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG).
She was the FIRST female physician in Houston outside of the medical center who was certified by North American Menopause Society. She has structured her practice so that she can deliver these specialty services to the surrounding Houston community.
Currently Dr. Sims is a member of several professional groups including the Harris County Medical Society, ACOG, and the Texas Medical Association. She also has served as Interim Director of Midwifery at Bayshore Medical Center in 2008 and has received the Patient's Choice Award from Vitals.com in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011. Dr. Sims is a HealthGrades Recognized Physician. She has received the Compassionate Doctor Award from Vitals.com in 2010 and 2011. She has been selected as one of America's Best ObGyn's. She is also a member of the Intimina Medical Advisory Board.
Dr. Sims philosophy on medicine is one that is inclusive of both traditional and holistic therapies. Because of this she had made and effort to incorporate these therapies and make practitioners available to patients for a full range of services. She has also completed a certificate in plant based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. Therefore often when patients are diagnosed with common complaints they are given both options. She particularly enjoys adolescent gyn and contraceptive counseling in addition to laparoscopic surgery, menopause treatment, in office solutions to common women's health issues and addressing sexual health issues. On a personal level she is also a busy wife and mother of two children.