Christine A. Heisler
MD, MS

  • Gynecology
Christine A. Heisler, MD, MS

About

Christine A. Heisler, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS), and holds dual appointments at UW in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Urology. After graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of North Dakota in 1997, Dr. Heisler pursued her MD at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences between 1998 and 2002. Dr. Heisler spent 2002 to 2006 as a resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center/Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She completed her Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, in June 2009. In addition, she received her Masters Degree in Biomedical Sciences in May 2009 from Mayo Graduate School with studies on quality outcomes related to reconstructive pelvic surgery.

Educationally, Dr. Heisler serves in multiple roles, including the UW FPMRS fellowship program director, Ob/Gyn resident rotation supervisor and Inpatient Acting Internship medical student course director. As a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Heisler participates in a collaborative international research group identifying barriers to and solutions for gender equity. She has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on gender equity in surgery, and she has presented her research at national conferences. Moreover, her work on gender equity policies and statements in professional surgical societies was awarded the Association of Women Surgeons Best Diversity Paper in 2020.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Practice locations

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  • UW Health Advanced Pelvic Surgery Clinic
    • 202 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6240
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  • UW Health Women's Pelvic Wellness Clinic
    • 202 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6240
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Medical School
  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND
Fellowships

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Residencies
  • Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Grand Rapids, MI

Specialties

Additional conditions and treatments
  • Gender Services - Hysterectomy
  • Urogynecology