Jennifer Newton, M.D.
Dr. Jennifer D. Newton is a gynecologist and obstetrician serving the healthcare needs of women throughout North Texas. She is in private practice with the Women’s Specialists of Plano in Plano, Texas, and at the Women’s Link Center in Wylie, Texas.
Dr. Newton provides comprehensive and innovative life-stage care for women of all ages including adolescent and young adult gynecology, obstetrics, well-women care, and menopause. She also offers leading innovative procedures and cutting edge treatments such as the minimally invasive surgery for a variety of gynecologic conditions. Dr. Newton offers pre-natal care to women, and provides them with professional, compassionate treatment from pre-conception and pre-natal health, to delivery and post-delivery.
Born and raised in Honey Grove, Texas, a small town just Northeast of McKinney, Dr. Newton attended Stephen F. Austin University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude earning a degree in Biology. She later attended medical school at Texas A & M University, and went on to complete her postgraduate training and residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
Dr. Newton’s areas of interest include every aspect of obstetrics including family planning, as well as both normal and high-risk pregnancies. She specializes in female urinary incontinence, hormone replacement, and offers numerous procedures such as Essure permanent birth control, endometrial ablation, and myomectomy for the treatment of uterine fibroids.
A member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, as well as the American Medical Association/Texas Medical Association, Dr. Newton has won numerous awards, including the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, the Labor and Delivery Excellence Award from Baylor Medical Center, and she was recognized for having the highest score on her CREOG in-service examination.
Dr. Newton is an accomplished pianist and originally decided to major in piano before making the move to medicine. She still plays piano every week for her church, Canyon Creek Baptist Church in Richardson, Texas. Dr. Newton has been married to her husband, Daniel, for almost 13 years. They have a 3-year old (Katy Grace) and 1-year old (Noah). In her spare time, she loves to read and be with her family.
2007-2011 Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
2003-2007 Texas A&M College of Medicine M.D., With Honors
2001-2003 Stephen F. Austin State University B.S., Biology, Summa Cum Laude
1999-2000 University of North Texas Honors Program, Piano Pedagogy Major
2006 Scott and White Clinic Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Organization and interpretation of educational data from the Scott & White Clinic’s Worth the Wait sex education program to formulate conclusions about the success of the curriculum and speaker presentations.
2011 Baylor University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics
“Neonatal Outcomes After Demonstrated Fetal Lung Maturity Before 39 Weeks of Gestation” Senior Project.
PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE____________________________
2010-2011 Administrative Chief Resident
- Responsibilities included enhancing communication between the residents, the attending staff/faculty, and the technical staff, as well as advocating for the residents and promoting residents’ interests in conjunction with the program’s needs and functions.
2009-2010 Southwestern Gynecologic Assembly
- Resident Representative
2004-2007 Admissions Committee Member
- Interviewed medical school applicants and participate in committee meetings for the Texas A&M College of Medicine
2003-2007 Student-Faculty Relations Committee Representative
- Promoted positive relationships between students and faculty by offering reasonable solutions and compromises regarding a variety of concerns
- Helped develop an early concern program to address medical student professionalism
2004-2007 Student Advisor to Curriculum Committee
- Provided insight from a student’s perspective on the first year schedule and on the development of a new innovative curriculum and strategies to accommodate two four-year campuses
2004-2005 Texas A&M College of Medicine, Class of 2007 Representative
- Dean’s Leadership Council, August 2005
- AAMC Site Visit, January 2005
- LCME Accreditation Visit, March 2004
2009-2010 Speaker at Canyon Creek Christian Academy Provide annual sex education presentations to high school students
2005-2007 Speaker for Scott & White Clinic’s “Worth the Wait” Program Provided sex education presentations to area 8th grade students
2002-2003 Supplemental Instructor in Organic Chemistry Tutored college students at Stephen F. Austin
2003-2004 Health Circus Fairs for Children Conducted well-child check-ups in rural communities in the College Station, TX, area
2007-Present Pianist, Canyon Creek Baptist Church
HONORS & AWARDS____________________________________________________
2010 Recognized in Rounding Recipient Recognized on the antepartum unit for excellence in communication and cooperation with nursing staff
2009 CREOG award Recognized for the highest score on the CREOG in-service examination
2008 Adopt a Doc Recipient Recognized on the postpartum unit for excellence in communication and cooperation with nursing staff
2008 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award Awarded by attendees, residents, and nursing staff
2007 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award In recognition of exemplary compassion, competence, and respect in the delivery of care.
2007 Dudley P. Baker, M.D. Award For excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Texas A&M College of Medicine
2007 Dean’s Service Award, first recipient For outstanding dedication and support of the Texas A&M College of Medicine
2006 Alpha Omega Alpha Junior Inductee
2006 Gold Humanism Honor Society
2005 Family Medicine Preceptorship Program Honors For outstanding clinical performance
2003-2007 College of Medicine Academic Distinction Scholarship
2002-2003 Department of Biology Ross Scholarship Stephen F. Austin State University
2001-2003 President’s Honor Roll Stephen F. Austin State University
2000 General Academic Scholarships (3) University of North Texas
1999-2000 President’s List University of North Texas
2005-Present American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Junior Fellow
2003-Present American Medical Association/Texas Medical Association Resident Member
The Women’s Specialists of Plano is a gynecological practice servicing the women’s health needs of the North Dallas area. For information on the services we provide, or to schedule an appointment with one of our skilled women’s health providers, please contact our office today.