Susan Heinz, CNM, DNP

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Susan Heinz, CNM, DNP

Personal Biography:

Susan holds a master's degree from the University of California, San Diego and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Oregon Health & Science University. She joined Samaritan Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1997. She is married and has two daughters. Her hobbies include singing, writing, beading, cooking and gardening.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree: University of California, San Francisco
Master's degree: University of California, San Diego
Doctoral degree: Oregon Health & Science University
Board certification: Certified Nurse-Midwife



  • Midwifery
    In addition to attending births, midwives provide a range of OB/GYN care, including annual exams, reproductive health visits, nutrition counseling and more. Midwives may deliver babies in homes, birthing centers, or in the case of Samaritan Health Services midwives, may offer all of the conveniences of delivering in a hospital, where state-of-the-art options are available for your peace of mind. Certified nurse-midwives are licensed practitioners who are board certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives, recognized by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and licensed by the state.  

  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    OB/GYN providers specialize in caring for women and the female reproductive system.  Their scope of service includes gynecological care, preventive care, family planning, prenatal care, childbirth and gynecological surgery.