Call: 575.751.8961
Welcome to Women's Health Institute

We are located at:

1331 Maestas Rd.
Taos, NM 87571

Welcome to Women's Health Institute

We provide health care for every stage of your life:
Annual well-woman examination
Prenatal care
Laparoscopic surgeries
and more...


Women’s Health Institute is your complete resource for women’s health care in Taos. From well-woman exams to family planning to osteoporosis care, we’re here for all the women of Taos and northern New Mexico, at all stages of life and health. Our physicians, gynecologists, and certified nurse midwives provide a range of health services to address all aspects of a woman’s health, her whole life long.

At Women’s Health Institute, we're northern New Mexico’s close-to-home resource for a full spectrum of health care. Women’s Health Institute is where women in Taos and the region go for confident, compassionate health services -- we focus on your health, from your perspective. Whether you want to keep your mind healthy or your bones strong, Women’s Health Institute is here for you.

If you’re due for a well-woman exam, please give us a call and we'll be happy to schedule an appointment within one week. This includes your annual mammograms. All of our services are available right here in Taos!

At Women’s Health Institute in Taos, along with our focus on general women's health and wellness, we also offer services or assistance with a wide variety of concerns, including: obstetrics and gynecology; motherhood and family planning; lactation consultations; adolescent and puberty health care; family medicine; tobacco, alcohol, and substance abuse assistance; weight issues; breast issues and breast care; community health; and violence prevention.

Please call us at (575) 751-8961 to schedule an appointment.


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WHI Welcomes Dr. Sharon Ransom, OB/GYN

Dr. Sharon Ransom, Obstetrician/Gynecologist, joined the Women’s Health Institute at Taos Hospital System in October 2016. She is a Board-certified OB/GYN who has been in practice since 2000.

She brings a passion for women’s health which extends beyond the United States. Dr. Ransom believes that “every woman matters”. She brings expertise in issues of pelvic prolapse and comprehensive evaluation of issues of incontinence. She also provides minimally invasive gynecologic surgical procedures performed laparoscopically to decrease the time to heal and resume activities. In addition to obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Ransom is also passionate about her work in performing cervical cancer screening in Ethiopia. She founded the International Partnership for Reproductive Health in 2008 and has helped create a sustainable model for cervical cancer screening.

Dr. Ransom and her husband, Peter Gooch, have worked in Ethiopia since 2008. 

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Angel and Amber Ohlinger Patient Testimonial

Holy Cross Hospital’s Infusion Clinic is more personalized than any of the other clinics we’ve ever been to. It’s pretty amazing.

D'nielle Flores Patient Testimonial

I live in Dixon and am just so glad I went to Taos to have my baby! The entire Labor and Delivery staff was excellent and my experience was peaceful.

Jackie Kolbenschlag Patient Testimonial

"I didn’t even realize how low my energy was, after six years of having fibroids. It gradually just got worse and worse, so I just didn’t realize how bad it was until after the surgery – and how great I felt then."