MEET THE PROVIDERS

Saqib M. Ahmad M.D. , F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Ahmad earned his medical degree in 1998 and completed his residency training at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, MI. Dr. Ahmad is Triple Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology as well as in Minimal Invasive Gynecology and specializing in cosmetic gynecology. He opened his private practice in June of 2012, Ladies First Health Care.
Dr. Ahmad is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Michigan State Medical Society, Genesee County Medical Society, and the Islamic Medical Society of Genesee County. He is a Clinical Professor of OB/GYN for Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Dr. Ahmad is the Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hurley Medical Center and a member of the hospital executive committee. Through his involvement with the resident training program at Hurley Medical Center and with the Michigan State University medical students, Dr. Ahmad has earned the CREOG (Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology) National Faculty Award, the APGO (American Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics) Award for Excellence in teaching and the Michigan State University Excellence in Teaching Award. He is one of 12 nationwide named Top Mentor of the Year by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Junior Fellow College Advisory Council in 2020. He has been voted one of Michigan's favorite physicians by the Patients' Choice Awards and was voted one of the area's most compassionate physicians multiple times.
Dr. Ahmad has a vast knowledge of obstetrics, gynecological problems and procedures, top notch surgical skills including and specializing in minimally invasive surgeries such as the DaVinci Robotic Surgery. In his spare time, Dr. Ahmad enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and four children. He is also an avid cricket fan, enjoys watching soccer, and football.

Colleen Newlin 

Certified Nurse Midwife & Nurse Practitioner
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Colleen has been working in obstetrics and gynecology for over 11 years. She received her Post-Graduate Certificate in Midwifery at Frontier Nursing University. Prior to that, she received her Masters of Science in Nursing for Nurse Practitioner at South University. She received her undergraduate nursing degree at Oakland University. She worked in labor and delivery for 8 years prior to joining Ladies First Health Care in 2018.

Colleen enjoys caring for all women throughout their lifespan. However, her professional passions include pregnancy, childbirth, family planning, PCOS and menopause. She also really enjoys caring for and providing education to adolescents. Colleen’s personal passions include spending time with her husband and 4 children. She is a very busy board member for her son’s youth football organization and and active participant in her daughter’s multiple competitive basketball leagues. When she is not busy with this, she enjoys traveling and fitness.

She is a current member of American College of Nurse Midwives and American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Amanda Hinkle  Certified Nurse Practitioner

Ladies first health care - Amanda Hinkle

Mrs. Hinkle Received her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from University of Detroit Mercy and Master's of Nursing Degree from Oakland University. She has 12 years experience in nursing in labor and delivery and emergency medicine/pediatrics. She is very Passionate about women's health with special interest in helping women live a healthy, fit lifestyle, adolescent medicine, breastfeeding and the immediate post partum period. She Loves spending time with her husband and 3 kids, traveling, and staying active.