Courtney Kerestes, MD

Dr. Kerestes is an obstetrician-gynecologist who specializes in complex family planning. Her research is focused on increasing access to medication abortion through telemedicine and providing person-centered family planning care.

She’s also interested in health care disparities and access issues, with the goal of conducting research that will have immediate clinical or policy implications.

Research interests

  • Increasing access to care through telemedicine
  • Person-centered family planning care
  • Medication abortion


  • Medical School: University of Iowa
  • Master of Science: University of Hawaii
  • Residency: University of Iowa
  • Fellowship: Complex Family Planning, University of Hawaii

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology