Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
* Bachelor of Science: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
* Medical Doctor: University of Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX
* Research Assistant: Women’s Health Initiative, Jacksonville, FL
* Residency: University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Foreign Languages: Spanish
Dr. Loar received her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
After assisting in research with the Women’s Health Initiative in Jacksonville, Florida, she began her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville. Active in both practice and teaching during her residency, Dr. Loar served on a variety of committees and held positions on counsels designed to further communication between doctors and nurses.
During her time in Florida, she received many awards, including the Berlex Outstanding Resident Teacher Award. Dr. Loar served as Administrative Chief Resident during her last year of residency, combining her excellence in patient care with her outstanding leadership and teaching skills. With research experiences ranging from surgery to antepartum care, Dr. Loar’s interest in the field of obstetrics and gynecology extends to supporting medical advancement and finding new ways to better serve women’s needs.
In addition to offering expert and attentive obstetric care, Dr. Loar is trained in the management of menstrual disorders and pelvic pain. She is especially interested in minimally invasive (laparoscopic and da Vinci® robotic surgery) surgery for the treatment of a variety of problems including chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis. Her expertise includes laparoscopic, vaginal and abdominal hysterectomies as well as pelvic reconstruction. Her training and background affords her the ability to care for patients with a wide variety of gynecological and obstetrical needs.
Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Loar has long-worked to make sure underserved populations in the areas she has worked are heard and understood. Her caring and compassion for people shows through in her work. Dr. Loar’s ability to be fully present and listen to her patients creates a comforting and exceptional medical experience.
Dr. Loar was in private practice for 3 years in Michigan prior to her relocation to Austin in the summer of 2009.