Heather Straub, MD
Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn-Maternal Fetal Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (2007)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of the South (TN) (2003)
Residency:
  • University of Texas at Houston (Lyndon B Johnson General Hospital) Program, Obstetrics and Gynecology (2011)
Fellowships:
  • University of Chicago (NorthShore) Program, Maternal and Fetal Medicine (2014)
Department: Ob/Gyn-Maternal Fetal Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Recognition & Awards

  • Multicare Institute for Research and Innovation, MultiCare HealthSystem (2015)
    Small intramural financial award to fund a database project examining maternal marijuana exposure and pregnancy outcomes.
  • Dr. Kermit E. Krantz Memorial Paper, Central Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2014)
    Awarded for work done in assessing ob/gyn resident education in clinical medical ethics.

Publications

  • Straub HL, Mou J, Drennan KJ, Pflugeisen BM. Maternal Marijuana Exposure and Birth Weight: An Observational Study Surrounding Recreational Marijuana Legalization. Am J Perinatol. 2021 Jan;38(1):65-75. PubMed PMID: 31430821
  • Frey A, Lijewski V, Straub H. Concentrating and a loud crowd: sonographer perceptions of policies to limit distractions in obstetric sonography exams. JDMS. 2021. 37(6) 547-554.
  • Sayres L, Driver C. Yang X, Sammel M, Straub HL, Hobbins J. How useful is assessment of amniotic fluid volume in antenatal surveillance of fetal growth restriction? AJOG. 2021. Vol 224 (2S). S696.
  • Pflugeisen B.M., Mou J, Drennan K.J., Straub H.L. Demographic Discrepancies in Prenatal Urine Drug Screening in Washington State Surrounding Recreational Marijuana Legalization and Accessibility.Maternal and Child Health Journal. Published online 10/3/2020. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-020-03010-5

Practice Locations

UCHealth Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd Fl
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2960

CU Maternal-Fetal Medicine - Parker
9397 Crown Crest Blvd
Suite 310
Parker, CO 80138
303-315-6100 option 2

CU John C. Hobbins Perinatal Center
1875 Lawrence Street
Suite 350
Denver, CO 80202
303-315-6100

Ultrasound/Prenatal Diagnosis/Genetics - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0011

CU Maternal-Fetal Medicine - Fort Collins
1107 S Lemay Ave
Suite 410
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-294-4464

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Parker Adventist Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Board Certification (2016)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, Board Certification (2012)
  • MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics Fellowship, Specialized Training (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Childbirth
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Maternal and Fetal Health
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Gestational Diabetes
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Care
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Testing
  • Women's Health - Breast Feeding
  • Women's Health
Care Philosophy
When caring for women with high-risk pregnancies I try to gauge their background understanding, fill in any knowledge gaps and facilitate shared decision making. I love being able to help women and their families have successful pregnancy outcomes despite challenging medical or obstetrical complications.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (2007)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of the South (TN) (2003)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Texas at Houston (Lyndon B Johnson General Hospital) Program, Obstetrics and Gynecology (2011)
Fellowships:
  • University of Chicago (NorthShore) Program, Maternal and Fetal Medicine (2014)
Department: Ob/Gyn-Maternal Fetal Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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