Episode 40: Dr. Rebecca Berens of Vida Family Medicine - Houston, TX

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Dr. Berens of Vida Family DPC
Dr. Rebecca Berens

Dr. Rebecca Berens is a board-certified Family Medicine Physician with expertise in Women's Health and Breastfeeding Medicine. Her holistic approach serves patients from newborns to the elderly, focusing on both the physical and mental well-being of each family member - perfect for patients looking for a lifetime of care and support.


Dr. Berens grew up in the Houston area and received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from Rice University. She continued her studies at Baylor College of Medicine where she earned her MD. She completed her residency training at Providence Hospital, affiliated with Georgetown University in Washington, DC.


She graduated residency as the program's first obstetrics scholar with additional training in women's health and obstetrics. She went on to serve as Associate Clinical Director at Carl Moore Health Center in Philadelphia, PA before returning home to Houston. She was an Assistant Professor in the Family and Community Medicine department at Baylor College of Medicine where she taught medical students and residents while continuing to practice full-spectrum family medicine before she decided to open her own practice.


Dr. Berens provides primary care and chronic disease management for the whole family, but she specializes in Fourth-Trimester Care. She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and can provide unique and comprehensive care to new families including in-home newborn care, postpartum care, and lactation support.


She is currently serving as the President of the Direct Care Physicians of Greater Houston.


Resources mentioned by Dr. Berens:

-Spruce Health

- Organized ASAP (Dr. Beren's VA Angie Cortizo's company)

- Care ID (The company of Alexa Torres who designed Dr. Beren's website)

- Trailhead Medical Design (The company of Josh Bub who helped Dr. Berens with her SEO)

- Intake Q

- Elation

- Google Workspace (formerly Google G-Suite)

- The DPC Podcast (produced by Dr. Landon Roussel)


CONTACT:

Vida Family Medicine

email: rberens@vidafamilydpc.com

Social Media Handle: @vidafamilymedicine

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