Mary Anne Jacob, MD
Dr. Jacob is originally from Toledo, Ohio. She obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Virginia and medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. She then went on to complete her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Hospitals, an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She joined Diamond Women’s Center in 1999 and has enjoyed growing her entire professional career here. Over the years, she appreciates taking time with each patient to listen and partner with them on their health journey. She enjoys taking care of women in all stages of life: from adolescence through pregnancy and reproductive years, and into menopause. She is also skilled in minimally invasive hysteroscopic and laparoscopic surgical techniques. She was recognized as a Minnesota Best Doc in 2017. During her free time, Dr. Jacob likes to spend time with her husband and 5 kids. She enjoys getting outside, rooting for her favorite UVa and Cincinnati sports teams, trying new recipes, traveling, and reading books to discuss at book club.
Juan Carlos Angelats, MD
Dr. Angelats grew up in Hinsdale, Illinois in the western suburbs of Chicago. He graduated from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan with a degree in Biology. He then attended the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at The University of Minnesota in 2002. Dr. Angelats takes great pleasure in working with patients to provide the best possible care, and he takes seriously the trust that patients put in him to safeguard their health. His core values are being straightforward and not dictating care. It’s important to him that patients have the clearest possible understanding and expectations for their health, and getting to that place requires a more dialogue-based approach. His parents were born and raised in Peru, so being respectful and understanding of cultural differences has always been central to how he treats patients. He is also fluent in Spanish. Dr. Angelats frequently sees patients for their annual gynecologic exams, prenatal care including delivery, abnormal Pap smear management, menopause, infertility, pelvic pain/endometriosis management and surgery. He also an accomplished surgeon and performs Hysterectomy (open, vaginal, laparoscopic and robotic), Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy, Endometrial Ablation and LEEP. Away from medicine, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters. He can most often be found enjoying his kids’ exploits in soccer, lacrosse and figure skating. He enjoy a variety of physical activities, including running, biking and tennis, and he is a lifelong avid sports fan. During his training, Dr. Angelats has received the Michigan Scholars Award for high academic achievements.
Daniel Chow, MD
Dr. Chow was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended Northwestern University Medical School as a part of the Honors Program in Medical Education, and he continued at Northwestern to complete his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He served for multiple years as an Assistant Professor at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia before joining Diamond Women’s Center in Minnesota. Dr. Chow provides excellent obstetrical and gynecologic care to all his patients. He is most appreciative of the rewarding relationships he has formed with patients through the years. He particularly enjoys his robust obstetrics practice and specializes in prenatal care, managing complicated pregnancies, infertility, and treating recurrent miscarriages. He also provides annual gynecologic exams and offers both surgical and non-surgical options for abnormal bleeding, ovarian cysts, and fibroids. Dr. Chow has been recognized by the Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine as a “Top Doctor,” and by Minnesota Monthly magazine as one of the “Best Doctors for Women.” He has served as Chair of the Department of OBGYN at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. In his spare time, Dr. Chow enjoys travel with his wife, and visiting his two children at college. He also enjoys playing the violin and is an avid golfer.
Jennifer Schwab, MD
Dr Schwab was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in music at the University of Wisconsin, she was a violist in the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra before switching gears to a career in medicine. She attended Northwestern University Medical School, then completed residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ob/Gyn at Rutgers University for two years followed by private practice in New York. She returned to the Midwest to join Diamond Women’s Center in 2017. Dr. Schwab enjoys the opportunity for continuity of care provided at Diamond Women’s Center, which enables her to build relationships with patients and provide guidance through various stages of their lives. In addition to both low and high-risk prenatal care, Dr Schwab is experienced in a broad spectrum of gynecologic care including contraceptive counseling, infertility and menopausal care. Her time outside of work is mainly dedicated to her young daughter and she also enjoys hot yoga, jogging and book club.
Paige Persch, MD
Dr. Persch grew up in Minnesota, California, and Illinois. She graduated summa cum laude with a major in biochemistry from DePauw University, in Greencastle, Indiana. She received her medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals in 2018. Dr. Persch takes joy in providing prenatal care that is respectful and empowering to women. She also brings compassion to those with complicated reproductive journeys, whether that includes infertility, pregnancy loss or complications in prior pregnancies. She enjoys providing annual gynecologic exams, and especially enjoys a niche of seeing teenagers and young women for management of irregular periods, birth control, STI prevention and abnormal paps. She is a skilled gynecologic surgeon including hysteroscopic, laparoscopic, open and robotic surgeries, and is happy to offer both non-surgical and surgical treatments for abnormal uterine bleeding and fibroids. As a medical student, Dr. Persch was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. In residency, she received the Fetherston Award for best senior resident, the Ryan Program Resident Award for “Excellence in Family Planning,” and the 2017 MCW Research Day Clinical & Educational Research Award for her research on diminished ovarian reserve. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two little boys, running, and reading books.
Robin Prugno, DO
Dr. Robin Prugno grew up in Minnetonka, Minnesota and attended St. Olaf College for her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Biomedical Science. She then went on to pursue her medical degree in Osteopathic Medicine, focusing on a whole-body approach to medicine, at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Jersey Shore University in New Jersey. Dr. Prugno enjoys providing personalized care to women throughout life that is both compassionate and self-empowering. She offers a broad-spectrum of both obstetric and gynecologic care and has particular interests in infertility, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, and menopause. She is an accomplished minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon and offers both surgical and non-surgical treatment of abnormal pap smears, irregular bleeding, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, and uterine fibroids. During her training, she received awards for “Top Resident in Minimally Invasive Surgery” and “Top Resident in High-Risk Obstetrics.” She also served as a Chief Resident during her final year in training. In her free time, Dr. Prugno takes joy in spending time with her husband and two young children. She enjoys paddleboarding, running outside on the Minnesota trails, and traveling both near and far.
Vicki Buth, MSN, RN, WHCNP, FNP
Women’s Health & Family Nurse Practitioner
Vicki is an outgoing, smart, and talented clinician. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Bethel University and her Masters in science from Walden University. She has certifications in both Women’s Health and Family Practice. She has worked as both a paramedic and Emergency Department nurse. Vicki offers comprehensive gynecologic care to all her patients. She performs annual gynecologic exams, cervical cancer screening, birth control counseling (including Nexplanon insertions), STD screening, pessary fittings, and treatment of vulvovaginal and urinary issues. She has special training in interstitial cystitis screening and testing.
Jaimi Anderson, APRN, CNP
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Infertility and Reproductive Medicine
Jaimi attended the University of Minnesota and received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She is Board Certified through the National Certification Corporation. Her nursing subspecialty is in infertility and reproductive medicine. She is also a licensed public Health Nurse. Jaimi is a compassionate, caring clinician that takes joy in providing specialized care to all her patients. She provides annual gynecologic exams, cervical cancer screening, comprehensive birth control counseling, and treatment of vulvar/vaginal issues. She also works as a part of our prenatal care team and specializes in our reproductive medicine/infertility surveillance.
Heidi Helleck-Sprang, APRN, CNP
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Heidi is a compassionate, energetic provider. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Winona State University in 1990. She completed her Masters She has also worked as reproductive health nurse and a neonatal intensive care nurse. Heidi enjoys seeing women through all ages: adolescent, reproductive years, and post-menopausal. She has particular interest in birth control counseling, STD screening, reproductive medicine, and infertility
Katherine Jacobs,OB/GYN & Maternal Fetal Medicine
Board Certified in OB/GYN & Maternal Fetal Medicine
Kimberly Gerten, Urogynecologist