Joan L. Bergstrom, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., MBA

B 6.13Dr. Joan Bergstrom was the first female Ob-gyn in Arlington. She founded Women’s Health Services in 1986 when she started private practice. She grew up in Nebraska where she completed college and medical school and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She completed her Ob-Gyn residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She and her husband, Dr. John McDonald, have 3 grown daughters. In 2011, she obtained an MBA from Texas Tech. She was elected as the first woman to serve as Chief of Staff at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital in 2012. Dr. B specializes in gynecological surgery, including vaginal hysterectomies, bladder suspensions, and vaginal prolapse repairs. When she is not in meetings or at work, she likes to cook family dinners and play her daughters in Scrabble.

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