Allyson Brooks, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Chief Quality Officer, Hoag

  • Ginny Ueberroth Executive Medical Director Endowed Chair, Women's Health Institute
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Dr. Allyson Brooks is the Chief Quality Officer, Hoag and the Ginny Ueberroth Executive Medical Director Endowed Chair of the Women's Health Institute at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian where she is responsible for establishing Hoag as a center of excellence in women's health and wellness, and oversees the components and services. In April 2015 she was one of ten physician executives to complete a nationally acclaimed two-year fellowship in leadership from the Health Management Academy. Dr. Brooks has an extensive background in leadership at Hoag since joining its medical staff in 1993. In addition to her three year term on the Medical Executive Committee and as Chair of the Department of OB/Gyn, Dr. Brooks was an elected physician member of the Hoag Board of Trustees for six years including being Chair of the Quality Improvement Committee of the Board for four years.

Dr. Brooks is a board-certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist and an AAGL Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG™) designee, who recently retired after 21 years in private practice in Newport Beach. During the course of her clinical practice Dr. Brooks delivered over 2,000 babies, provided comprehensive and compassionate health care to women of all life stages and from ages 12 through 92, performed over 1,000 minimally invasive gynecologic surgical procedures including robotic- and laparoscopic-assisted hysterectomies, achieved the coveted designation as a physician of excellence in minimally invasive gynecology from the AAGL (American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists), received Most Compassionate and Best Doctor awards, and was recognized as one of the top 10 people to watch in Newport Beach by Newport Beach Magazine.

Dr. Brooks grew up in Ventura, CA, the eldest of four children born to an attorney and a professional homemaker. As a freshman at Stanford University she met her future husband, Andy Brooks. After college graduation they moved to Orange County where she completed medical school, internship and residency in OB/Gyn at UC Irvine. The Brooks' have lived in Newport Beach for 30 years, raising three sons and four Labrador retrievers and recently celebrating 26 years of marriage.