MN Women's Care Provider Profile


Dr. Kellie Lease Stecher

Dr. Stecher is not only an accomplished OB/GYN with nearly a decade of experience, she is also a published writer, public speaker, and the co-founder of Patient Care Heroes. She is a fierce advocate for reproductive rights, healthcare access, mental healthcare access, and gender and racial equity.

Rising-Star-top-doctors.jpgAs an OB/GYN she is experienced with all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology with a particular emphasis on infertility, PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), weight loss, and infertility. In addition, she has a particular interest in adolescent health, menopause management, and minimally-invasive surgical procedures. She has been recognized for three years in a row as a MPLS/St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Star. 

Dr. Stecher has been a speaker at numerous events and symposiums, has been interviewed frequently in both the US and the UK, and is a widely published author of articles in a variety of publications and three books. Even with her speaking, writing and advocacy, Dr. Stecher is dedicated to being a physician. Here's what Dr. Stecher says about being an OB/GYN:

"My patients drive my work forward. When I hear their stories, I am compelled to fight for change. Together we are Minnesota strong. Every day you inspire me to do my job and I look forward to helping you. It is my honor to be able to deliver care to you and your families."


Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at
Grand Rapids Medical Education and Partners | Grand Rapids, MI

Medical School
Medical College of Wisconsin | Milwaukee, WI  

Undergraduate Education
St. Mary’s University | Winona, MN


View Dr. Stecher's CV

Recent Honors and Awards

2022 Medika Life Top 50 most influential voices in healthcare
2022 Anthem Awards, Silver Medal: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Product Leader of the Year
2021 Ending Physician Burnout Global Summit, Top Speaker
2021 Physician Leader of the Year- Runner Up, Sharp Awards, The Sharp Index
2020 Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Star 
2020 Women in Medicine Top Obstetrician-Gynecologist 
2019 Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Star  
2018 Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Star