Gretchen Palmer is a certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner with The OB/GYN Group of Austin. She collaborates with Dr. Michelle Gooch in serving women of Austin at the Southwest Medical Village location.
Gretchen graduated Cum Laude from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She continued her education at The University of Cincinnati where she obtained her masters in the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program. Gretchen is Board Certified through the NCC – National Certification Corporation.
Gretchen has over 27 years of Obstetrics and Gynecology experience in all aspects of female care at hospitals, in private practice, and in childbirth education. She has worked in Labor and Delivery, served as a staff nurse for our practice and taught childbirth education for over 10 years prior to receiving her Nurse Practitioner’s license in 2010.
Gretchen has a passion for the ObGyn specialty and the patients she serves. At The ObGyn Group of Austin, Gretchen provides Preconception and prenatal care along with comprehensive gynecological care including well woman exams, management of pelvic pain, management of irregular menstruation and menopausal symptoms, STI testing, contraceptive care and overall women’s health counseling. Gretchen also specializes in the treatment of urinary incontinence, focusing on OAB treatment and therapies.
A resident of Austin, Gretchen enjoys Longhorn sports, running, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.