Women's Health Alliance of Mobile
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Physicians

Experience that goes beyond years

About

With more than 30 years combined experience caring for women, our female physicians group understands the issues, questions and concerns of our patients. From gynecological services to specialty procedures, our skilled team offers the highest level of care with total comfort.

 

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Physicians

 
 
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Susan E. Vance, M.D.

Dr. Vance is a graduate of Vanderbilt University’s premedical program and earned her medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham in 1987. She went on to complete her residency at Tulane-affiliated hospitals with the Tulane University School of Medicine.

Dr. Vance is a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, the Medical Society of Mobile County, and has been a Diplomate with the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology since 1992.

In her free time, Dr. Vance takes care of her four rescue pups, grows camellias, runs, and is glued to her Kindle. She is married to Michael Purvis and resides in Spanish Fort.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN BIRMINGHAM

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

Activities & Affiliations

• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• Medical Association of the State of Alabama
• American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diplomate

 
 

 
 
 
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Margaret A. McGrath, M.D.

Dr. McGrath graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors from Rhodes College with a bachelor’s of science degree. She earned her medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. McGrath completed her residency at the Women and Infants Hospital at Brown University.

She is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is a Diplomate with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Married with two daughters, Dr. McGrath spends her free time watching her girls compete at dance competitions where she feels right at home as a former Mississippi Junior Miss.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

RHODES COLLEGE

Activities & Affiliations

• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diplomate

 
 

 
 
 
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Brittney B. Laughlin, D.O.

Dr. Laughlin graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science from Auburn University in 2001 and medical school from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008. She completed her residency at the University of South Alabama’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Laughlin is a member of the Medical Society of Mobile, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She takes a special interest in minimally invasive surgery with an emphasis in Robotic Surgery.

Originally from Opp, Alabama, Dr. Laughlin resides in Mobile with her husband Bobby, son Jack and daughter Bonnie.

 

Education

WEST VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE

AUBURN UNIVERSITY

Activities & Affiliations

• Medical Society of Mobile, Member
• Medical Association of the State of Alabama
• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

 
 

 
 
 
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Ted N. Catranis, M.D.

Dr. Catranis grew up in Mobile before graduating from Spring Hill College and UAB Medical School. He completed his residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA., where he was Chief Administrative Resident.

He is Principal Investigator in several NIH trials and currently chairs Mobile County’s Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Team.

He is married with a daughter and enjoys the outdoors.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN BIRMINGHAM

SPRING HILL COLLEGE

    Activities and Affiliations

    • American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Diplomat American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Medical Association of the State of Alabama
    • Chair Alabama Baby Coalition
    • Member Regional perinatal Advisory Committee