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Heather L. Cugini, MD

Facilities Southeast OB/GYN at Women First
Groups Accepting First Option
Status Active
Undergraduate school Mckendree College, 2001
Medical school St. George University School of Medicine, 2006
Residency Jersey Shore University Medical Center, 2010
Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
Special practice interests
  • Adolescent Gynocology
  • Advanced Laparscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive DaVinci Robotic Surgery
Board certification American Board of Obstetrics/Gynecology


Dr. Cugini provides a full range of women's healthcare services. Her areas of special interest include adolescent gynecology, advanced laparoscopic surgery and minimally invasive da Vinci robotic surgery. Dr. Cugini speaks both English and conversational Spanish. She is a member of the North American Menopause Society and the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. She's also active in her community as the assistant medical director for Cape Girardeau Chapter of Zonta International Medical Missions, the secretary/treasurer for Cape Girardeau County Area Medical Society and as an associate member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. When she's not with patients, Dr. Cugini likes to go running and spend time with her two children as they pursue their extracurricular interests.


Heather L. Cugini, MD, OB/GYN of Southeast Obstetrics and Gynecology and Amy Brookover, DPT of HealthPoint Rehab discuss the three types of incontinence and treatment options.