Dr. Brian R. Heaps is a graduate of Brigham Young University and earned his medical degree from Medical College of Virginia. He then completed his residency training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. His continuing interest in clinical research led him to further his education in the Biochemistry departments at The University of Utah and MD Anderson Cancer Center.
A member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Dr. Heaps serves as chairman of the departments of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics and as director of Medical Informatics at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He has extensive experience in laparoscopic surgery and his clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, procedures for permanent birth control and heavy bleeding.
Dr. Heaps practices at UT Physicians Women’s Center at Sugar Land. He focuses on education, breastfeeding, diabetes, hypertension and managing other health issues during pregnancy. He strongly believes that it is a privilege to be involved in the birth of a couple's child and he treats every patient with the utmost of care and concern.
He has received prestigious awards for his work in laparoscopic surgery and authored a book chapter on matrix biology and preterm birth.
Dr. Heaps lives in Sugar Land with his wife and three sons. He enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering on the Houston Rodeo Health committee.