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Austin/Dallas/El Paso/Fort Worth/Lubbock/Waco Texas- Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas is proud to announce a new Chief Operating and Medical Services Officer, Amna Dermish, MD.

Dr. Amna Dermish is a board-certified OB/GYN who specializes in reproductive health and family planning. Dr. Dermish previously served as the Regional Medical Director for Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas providing abortion care, gynecologic services and overseeing transgender healthcare services, including gender-affirming hormone therapy.

Dr. Dermish received her medical degree from the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine followed by residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. She completed a Fellowship in Family Planning and received a Master’s degree in Clinical Investigation at the University of Utah. Dr. Dermish’s clinical and research interests include addressing barriers to comprehensive reproductive and sexual health.

"I know how important the sexual and reproductive healthcare services that Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas provides are to our communities, “said Dr. Dermish. “I am grateful for the opportunity to step into this role at a pivotal time for reproductive healthcare in Texas. Everyone deserves access to healthcare and education services and I’m honored to join my colleagues as we work to ensure that Texans can continue to access essential care. “

Ken Lambrecht, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas said, “Dr. Dermish is a respected leader who brings valuable medical and reproductive healthcare expertise to her role at Planned Parenthood. Dr. Dermish’s promotion ensures that Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas will continue to provide exceptional healthcare through more than 100,000 patient visits annually.”

The majority of Planned Parenthood patients are uninsured, earn incomes below 300% of the federal poverty level, and trust Planned Parenthood for affordable birth control, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, and other reproductive healthcare services.

For more than 85 years, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas has been a trusted source for healthcare, advocacy, and sex education. All are welcome at Planned Parenthood regardless of insurance or documentation status, income level, where they live, or who they love.