Walk-in Appointments: Monday-Wednesday with Barbara Howard, WHNP FROM 1-3 PM


We offer telehealth appointments for established patients. For new patients: Please call our office to schedule an appointment.


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Welcome to Austin Springs Women's Health

At Austin Springs Women's Health, Martha Schmitz, MD, and Barbara Howard, WHNP-BC, offer superior OB/GYN care to women in and around Austin, Texas. Dedicated to offering comprehensive, compassionate care for women’s reproductive health, the practice promotes the well-being and general wellness of women of all ages.

Gynecology services include annual wellness visits, birth control, menopause support, bioidentical hormone replacement, and robotic surgeries. Advances in technology mean many procedures, such as endometrial ablation, endometrial biopsy, colposcopy, LEEP procedures, hysteroscopy and labiaplasty can be performed right in the comfortable office setting and we have an office sedation protocol tallored to your individual needs. Our goal is for you to have a stress-free healthcare experience. 

The team at Austin Springs Women's Health guides patients through pre-pregnancy counseling and in-office ultrasound. In addition, the team offers infertility assessments and treatments for women who are struggling to get pregnant.

Learn more about the care Austin Springs Women's Health provides to support women’s health. Patients can contact the practice by phone or book an appointment online.

Mission Statement

Austin Springs Women's Health is a privately owned OB/GYN practice dedicated to providing the highest quality service and provide a great patient experience.

Accepted Insurances

For your convenience, Austin Springs Women's Health accepts most major insurance plans. Click on "View full list of companies" to see a list of commonly accepted insurances. This list is not entirely inclusive of all the plans we accept. For specific insurance plan inquiries, please contact the member service number on the back of your insurance card and speak to your representative today!

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield*
Freedom Health
Golden Rule
Oscar Health
Oxford United Healthcare

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Words from our patients

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    "Dr. Schmitz is one of the best physicians I have ever seen. Extremely kind, very professional. She takes her time to assess and diagnose. Her staff are also wonderful."

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    "Every time I see Dr. Schmitz or Ms. Barb, I feel like they really listen and process what I'm saying. They show a lot of care and respect to patients."

    Allie O.
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    "Very thorough. I was so pleased with my visit and health plan. She really spoke to me about all issues and I felt she cared. I highly recommend Dr. Schmitz."

    Wednesday R.
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    "Dr. Schmitz is extremely personable and relaxed so it makes the usual dreaded female office visit as comfortable as possible."

    Maggie W.
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    "Dr. Schmitz helped me understand how the surgery I will be having was very well explained."

    Stephanie M.
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    "Friendly and Fast. I would recommend this practice to my mom and friends. Fact is my mom was one if her patient. This practice is very efficient and thorough."

    Patricia G.
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    "Wonderful doctor with awesome staff. The check in and wait was less than 5 minutes. Lots of parking as well. Highly recommend."

    Lopez O.