Our Doctors


dr Dr. L.L. “Tad” Davis, Medical Director & Founder

Dr. Davis opened Brookside Women’s Medical Center in 1976 to provide Central Texans access to comprehensive, informative, and compassionate gynecological care. His patient-centered approach has been adopted by respected colleagues in the medical community and become an integral part of modern gynecological care practice.  

Dr. Davis is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and board certified in advanced operative laparoscopic surgery with admitting privileges to all Austin area hospitals. He has been a clinical faculty member at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and Texas A&M Health Science Center. He is also a proud member of the American Medical Association, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Texas Medical Association, Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Travis County Medical Association

As Medical Director of Austin Women’s Health Center, Dr. Davis remains committed to providing patients with superior healthcare and exceptional emotional support.


Ginger Ridout

Ginger Ridout, APN, WHNP

Advanced Nurse Practitioner and proponent of collaborative women’s health care.

Ms. Ridout has been specializing in Woman’s Health and Family Practice for over 25 years. Before moving to Texas, she practiced in Arkansas, where she was affiliated with the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Center, Sheiron Family Practice and the Arkansas Department of Health. She began practicing with Dr. Davis in January 2007.

Ms. Ridout earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Certification from the University of Arkansas College of Nursing, a Master’s Degree in Maternal Child Health from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Post-Master’s Degree in Women’s Health from the University of Arkansas College of Nursing. She is board certified with the National Certification Corporation, and has privileges as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nursing. Ms. Ridout has been an Assistant Professor of Nursing, a faculty member of the University of Arkansas College of Medicine and a clinical practitioner.

From the young woman making family planning choices and the middle-aged woman confronting menopause, to the mature woman facing aging issues, Ms. Ridout enjoys guiding all women through the various phases of life while providing our patients with the most compassionate care possible.