Obstetricians & Gynecologists at Piedmont Women’s Healthcare
At Piedmont Women’s Healthcare, our skilled and board-certified obstetricians and gynecologists offer the full spectrum of OB/GYN services to the residents of Atlanta and the surrounding communities. Our providers and staff deliver personalized, patient-centered care in a warm and friendly environment. We want you to feel comfortable at every visit and confident that we are meeting your needs. We invite you to get to know our providers below. For an appointment, call (404) 352-3656 or request one online.
Dr. Kathleen Khan received her bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Pennsylvania. She attended medical school at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Emory University, serving as chief administrative resident in her final year. She is board-certified and a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. Khan has received several clinical and teaching awards. She joined Piedmont Women’s Healthcare in 2014 and now serves as managing partner of the practice. She holds leadership roles within Atlanta Women's Healthcare Specialists and Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. She provides a variety of obstetric and gynecologic care, with special interests in contraceptive management, adolescent gynecology, high-risk obstetrics, and gynecologic surgery.
Dr. Khan and her husband are parents of three amazing children and several fur-children. She calls Atlanta home after spending her childhood relocating frequently across the US and internationally. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, and learning new (nonmedical!) hobbies. Her current endeavor is learning to play piano!
A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dr. Adrienne Zertuche attended Emory College and graduated as a Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, human biology, and sociology. She then earned her medical degree from the Emory School of Medicine and her master’s degree in public health from the Rollins School of Public Health before she completed her residency training with the Emory Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
Dr. Zertuche has held several leadership positions within the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) and Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecologic Society. She has also extensively researched maternal/infant health and the obstetric provider workforce in Georgia. Dr. Zertuche has used her expertise to advocate at the Georgia and U.S. Capitols for women and children. In recognition of her ongoing efforts, Dr. Zertuche was selected to serve on the ACOG Government Affairs Committee and the Georgia Perinatal Quality Collaborative. She has also received several awards, including ACOG’s Women’s Health Policy Research Award, ACOG’s Rising Star in Advocacy Award, and Emory’s Dr. Luella Klein Award (for leadership in seeking to benefit women’s health).
Dr. Zertuche provides a full range of services related to obstetrics and gynecology, and has a special interest in high-risk pregnancies, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, abnormal uterine bleeding (irregular/heavy menstrual cycles), infertility, and contraceptive management. She values patient education and shared decision-making, and her goal is for each woman she sees to understand her health/healthcare and be empowered in the selection process of her treatment/management plan. Dr. Zertuche also teaches in the community by contributing to a respected pregnancy advice book and by serving as an expert consultant for a popular pregnancy/motherhood website.
Dr. Zertuche lives in Atlanta with her husband, three charismatic boys, and dog. She enjoys playing soccer, running, reading, and cheering on the Atlanta United FC.
After growing up in the Atlanta area, Dr. Caitlin Szabo attended the Honors College at the University of South Carolina, where she became a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in both biology and psychology. She then received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. During medical school, she was actively involved at a local free clinic and Relay for Life.
Dr. Szabo returned to Atlanta to complete her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Emory University. She received the resident award for Excellence in Obstetrics, as well as the Silver Apple Award for medical student teaching.
Dr. Szabo offers a comprehensive range of services from prenatal care to annual well-woman exams and management of various gynecological issues. She is an avid dog-lover and a bookworm. She enjoys volunteering, staying active, and trying new recipes in the kitchen.
Dr. Nidhi De, an Atlanta native, received her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and her medical doctorate from Emory University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Parkland Hospital/University of Texas-Southwestern in Dallas. While in residency, she was awarded the Resident Achievement Award from the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons.
After completing residency, her interest in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) led her to complete a Gynecology/Advanced Pelvic & Robotic Surgery fellowship at Medical Center-Dallas. During this fellowship, she furthered her MIS skills in over 400 robotic surgeries ranging from complex gynecologic oncologic to uro-gynecologic surgeries.
She began her career in Dallas caring for high-risk patients as a solo OB/GYN practitioner in a multi-specialty group. She then joined the Vanderbilt Ob/Gyn Department at Vanderbilt Franklin Women’s Center while her husband finished his pediatric urology fellowship. Dr. De is board-certified and a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. De provides a full range of services related to obstetrics and gynecology with a special interest in endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding/fibroids, infertility, and minimally invasive/robotic surgery. Dr. De and her husband are parents of two sweet little boys. You will often see their family re-exploring Atlanta by hanging out at parks, music festivals, Atlanta United games, and checking out the fantastic dining scene. She also enjoys crafting, board games, traveling, and cooking.
Dr. Zuri Bryant is an Atlanta native. She completed her undergraduate studies in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She then earned a master's degree and medical degree from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. After a decade away from home, she returned to Atlanta to complete her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Morehouse School of Medicine, where she trained primarily at Grady Memorial Hospital. Dr. Bryant received several accolades, including the 2021 Roland Patillo, MD "Top Hands Award" for distinction in surgical skills, technique and technology, and the AAGL Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Award for commitment to excellence in minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgery.
Dr. Bryant believes the most important aspect of her job is educating women to make the best choices for their bodies. She is committed to caring for a diverse population of women with the goal of eliminating inequality in healthcare. She offers the full spectrum of OB/GYN medical services, including routine wellness, high-risk obstetric care, contraception, abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic pain, and minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery. She also serves on the advisory board of the Black Equity Advocacy Group, where she focuses on advocacy for women across the state of Georgia.
Dr. Bryant and her husband are new parents to an absolutely amazing little boy. In her spare time, Dr. Bryant enjoys exploring the city with her family, running, swimming, playing tennis, doing puzzles, hanging out with friends, and traveling. Dr. Bryant is extremely excited to be joining such a wonderful group and being able to offer her services, caring for the women of Atlanta – a lifetime goal of hers.
Originally from Chicago, Dr. Amy Ottensmeyer completed her undergraduate degree in Biological Basis of Behavior at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was also a member of the varsity swim team. Following completion of her undergraduate degree, she worked in financial services for several years before deciding to pursue medicine. She received her medical degree from Emory University, and stayed at Emory to complete her residency training in Gynecology and Obstetrics.
During residency, Dr. Ottensmeyer was the recipient of the Ryan Program Award for Excellence in Family Planning as well as the Silver Apple Teaching Award. Following residency, she began her career in private practice at Newton-Wellesley Obstetrics and Gynecology in Massachusetts, before relocating back to Atlanta and joining Piedmont Women’s Healthcare in 2022.
Her clinical interests include general and high-risk obstetrics, contraception, abnormal uterine bleeding, preventive screening, preconception planning, and infertility. Outside of work, Dr. Ottensmeyer enjoys exploring the outdoors with her husband and two energetic little boys, as well as reading high fantasy novels, knitting and crocheting, and practicing yoga.
Courtney is from southern Wisconsin. She graduated from Emory University with a bachelor of arts in English. After working in retail management, she returned to Emory University to attend the physician assistant program. She received a master’s in medical science and is a certified physician assistant. She has enjoyed 23 years of practice at Piedmont Women’s Healthcare.
Courtney is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Georgia Academy of Physician Assistants, and an educational affiliate of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She accepts gynecological patients for annual exams and problem visits. She also assists in C-sections and performs post-partum rounds.
Courtney and her husband stay active through running and cycling. They spend their free time with family, friends, and their two dogs.
Dr. Richard Taylor earned his bachelor of science in medical arts from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, where both his father and mother were professors and his sister was a certified public accountant (CPA). He completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency at Emory University in 1976. Dr. Taylor then joined Dr. Joseph Lang Girardeau, ultimately establishing the current practice of Atlanta Women's Healthcare. Dr. Taylor is a founding member of Piedmont Women’s Healthcare.
Dr. Taylor is an attending physician at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital and has served as chief of obstetrics at Piedmont Hospital, chair and vice chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology, chair of the OB/GYN section of the Piedmont Clinic, chair of our Care Review Committee, chair of the Perinatal Committee, board member of the Atlanta OB/GYN Society, board member of Georgia Surgical Missions, and clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Emory University. Dr. Taylor is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
His specialties include the clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology, minimally invasive pelvic surgery, high-risk obstetrics, pelvic support and incontinence surgery, and treatment of premenstrual syndrome and menopause. He has gone on numerous medical and surgical missions to Haiti and the Philippines.
Dr. Taylor is happily married and has two children.
Dr. Taylor has retired effective April 1, 2021. Read Dr. Taylor's retirement letter.