Dr. Brenda Taylor Professional medical care, plus compassion and concern for patients…. Dr. Brenda Carter Taylor is sensitive to the changing medical needs of women. A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Dr. Taylor is committed to providing advanced medical care for women. She received her undergraduate degree from Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Mississippi. Upon receiving her Medical Doctorate from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, Dr. Taylor completed a one year internship and three year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile where she was Chief OB/GYN Resident.

Dr. Taylor enjoys educating women and has participated in numerous health fairs. She and her children have traveled to Nicaragua using as a tool medical services, but mostly to share that “God loves them and that they are not forgotten”.  She serves her church, The Word Unlimited, as Trustee, is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc and The Links, Inc. She is a board member of Physician for Life.  

Dr. Taylor has worked in Birmingham and provided services to women in the surrounding area for over 27 years and is board certified.  She is trained in laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Dr. Taylor’s husband, Robert is a native of Birmingham along with their three children, Robert Demetrius, Christopher Michael and Myrah Elizabeth. She enjoys gardening.

Dr. Gretchen McCreless is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, where she received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.  Dr. McCreless then completed residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she also participated in research in the area of gynecologic cancer and ovarian masses.  She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  Dr. McCreless has a passion for women’s health, and she treats women of all ages with all varieties of gynecologic needs, including hormone management, menstrual irregularities, and contraceptive management and education.  She has a special interest in adolescent gynecology, as well as laparoscopic and robotic surgery.  Dr. McCreless strives to deliver personalized care for women at all stages of their lives.

Dr. McCreless and her husband are expecting their first child, a baby girl, in March.  They attend the Church of the Highlands where they are very involved in small groups.  Dr. McCreless has fallen in love with The Magic City and loves to explore all that Birmingham has to offer.  In her spare time, Dr. McCreless loves to travel with her family, and she has a passion for maintaining an active lifestyle through any variety of outdoor activities, fitness classes, and gardening.

Dr. Tomeka Roberts has proudly served Birmingham with excellent medical care since 2003. Her educational career began at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Roberts attended Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee before completing a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida in Jacksonville. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and is Board Certified with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Roberts enjoys providing education to both women and girls about making healthy decisions for their bodies. In 2014, Dr. Roberts developed a non-profit called "Not On Our Watch" (NOOW). NOOW was designed to provide an avenue to educate young women, between the ages of 10 – 17 years, on establishing healthy behaviors with their bodies in a fun and safe environment.

Dr. Roberts has utilized her degree in Material Science and Engineering, and developed an innovative feminine wash that is unique to the current market place. An effective feminine wash formulation, it has revolutionized feminine hygiene care for all women and gentle enough for adolescents.

She and her husband, Edmond are natives of Birmingham. They enjoy spending time with their children and attending the Church of the Highlands. Her interests are piano and traveling. 

Erin N. S. Ponds is a Family Nurse Practitioner and a native of Birmingham, AL. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2010, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After graduation, Erin was employed in the department of Neurosurgery and High Risk Obstetrics as a registered nurse for a combined 7 years.

In 2017, Erin decided to continue her education and completed her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. Her area of specialty included Family Medicine and Adult Acute Gerontology. During her Nurse Practitioner training, Erin focused on the areas of Women’s Health, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Acute Care. Erin has a heart for Women’s Health and has spent the last five years caring for Obstetric and Gynecological patients. She enjoys caring for women of all ages, in all stages of life.  

Erin resides in Vestavia Hills, AL with her Husband, Brandon, and their three dogs (London, Charleston and Denver). Erin and her husband enjoy traveling, spending time with family and friends and living an active and healthy lifestyle. They attend the Highlands Church where they love worshiping and growing together in the Lord. Erin is passionate about fitness and nutrition and she believes that exercise and a healthy diet are key components to prevent and reverse disease.