Dr. Stacy Ammerman
Dr. Jennifer Mathieu
Dr. Christy Takemoto
Dr. Stacy Ammerman was raised in Southern Oregon and received a Bachelors of Science in Biology from San Diego State University and is a board certified OB/GYN. She obtained her medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her medical training was completed with a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harbor UCLA Medical Center in Southern California.
Her interests include minimally invasive gynecology, and she has advanced training in laparoscopic surgery. She is recipient of the AAGL "Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology" award in addition to a UCLA research award. Her specialties also include the treatment and management of vaginal bleeding. Of significant focus is minimally invasive treatments for this condition such as hysteroscopy, myomectomy, and laparoscopic hysterectomy. Dr. Ammerman's work in the medical management of vaginal bleeding was recently published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her research is titled "A new progestogen-only medical therapy for outpatient management of acute, abnormal uterine bleeding".
Stacy is a strong advocate for women and enjoys empowering them through knowledge about their bodies and their health. When not working, she enjoys diving, stand up paddle boarding, boating, and hiking with her husband and their two dogs, Lola and Iris.
Dr. Christy Takemoto grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended a six year combined undergraduate/medical school at University of Missouri-Kansas City. Dr. Takemoto completed her OB/GYN residency at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois in 2007. She has been in the community of Maui since 2007.
Dr. Takemoto is a board-certified OB/GYN with a special interest in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. She has extensive experience with procedures such as Novasure (endometrial ablation) and Essure (hysteroscopic sterilization). She also performs laparoscopic hysterectomy and hysteroscopic/laparoscopic myomectomy. Dr. Takemoto has interest and experience caring for women with various high risk obstetric issues in conjunction with specialists from Oahu.
Dr. Takemoto has served a two-year term as Chair of the OB/GYN department at Maui Memorial Medical Center during her time here.
Outside of work, she enjoys hiking and running with her husband, daughter and two dogs.
Nicole Brashear, WHNP-BC is from the Metro-Detroit area of Michigan. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Eastern Michigan University and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Wayne State University. Nicole started her work in women’s health as a labor and delivery nurse at The University of Michigan’s Women’s Birthing Center, it was while working there that she realized she wanted to take her work caring for women a step further and she decided to pursue a post-graduate degree to become a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.
As a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Nicole provides OB/GYN care to women of all ages. She enjoys providing prenatal care to mothers as well as working with common gynecological problems, from the beginning of menses to post-menopausal concerns. Providing support to breastfeeding moms is important. Nicole has been assisting women with breastfeeding support since her start as a labor and delivery nurse and recently completed the educational hours required to be a lactation specialist to better assist the moms of Maui. She is proud to work with two brilliant OB/GYN physicians whom she has the privilege of collaborating with and deferring to.
Nicole and her husband Jeff feel lucky to have been a part of the Maui community since 2008. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband and their daughter, she and her husband are self-proclaimed foodies and love finding the time for a good fine dining experience. And of course spending time outdoors and enjoying all the beauty that Maui has to offer is always on the list of what to do on a day off.
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