Dr. Susan Catt, MD, FACOG
Dr. Susan Catt attended Illinois State University and received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She then attended Mennonite College of Nursing and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. At this time she worked as an adolescent substance abuse nurse and was also deputy coroner in McLean County. She then received her Master’s degree in nursing from the Mennonite College of Nursing. From there Dr. Catt went on to enroll in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Illinois State University. She worked as an APN for three years prior to starting medical school. She earned her medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.
Having advanced nursing training as well as a medical degree, this allows Dr. Catt to provide a unique and comprehensive level of care to her patients. Dr. Catt provides obstetrical care, sexual transmitted disease screening, menopausal management, sexual dysfunction, well woman exams for women of all ages, gynecological procedures and surgical intervention when indicated. Dr. Catt is also very passionate and has extensive experience in treating infertility patients. She provides consultation and management for infertility patients in need of oral medications for ovulation stimulation and ovulation inducing injections. These medications are prescribed along with ultrasound monitoring in the office. She also offers artificial insemination for infertility patients.
Dr. Catt is board certified and a member of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society and Peoria Medical Society.
Dr. Catt established Affinity Women’s Health Care in December of 2013 initially seeing only obstetric and gynecological patients. In October of 2017, she and Nurse Practitioner Lindsey Fritz, established Affinity Cosmedic as part of the practice that focuses on aesthetic services. They offer Botox injections, Facial Fillers, Laser hair removal, laser skin treatments and body sculpting with SculpSure.
Dr. Catt strives to offer women exceptional care in an open and welcoming environment.
Dr. Catt delivers at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.
Heather Porto, CNM
Heather received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Emory University in 2005 and began her medical career in 2003 as a Staff Nurse in Mother/Baby followed by Labor & Delivery at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA. Here, Heather provided bedside care to antepartum, peripartum and recovering postpartum women and infants triaged early labor and outpatient emergent visits, as well as perioperative and intraoperative care for emergent, urgent and scheduled c-sections.
After serving in numerous midwife capacities for the US Army, Heather became a Staff Nurse Midwife in a large OBGYN practice caring exclusively for women serving in the military as well as dependent spouses and daughters at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Fort Belvoir, VA in 2016. She still serves as the clinical nurse officer in charge for a large field hospital based at Fort Meade, MD.
Heather has been an Army Major since October, 2019 and joined Affinity Women’s Health Care in February, 2021.
Amy Pheiffer, APN
Bio coming soon