Dr. Berens grew up in the Houston area and received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from Rice University. She continued her studies at Baylor College of Medicine where she earned her MD. She completed her residency training at Providence Hospital, affiliated with Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She graduated residency as the program's first obstetrics scholar with additional training in women's health and obstetrics. She went on to serve as Associate Clinical Director at Carl Moore Health Center in Philadelphia, PA before returning home to Houston. She was an Assistant Professor in the Family and Community Medicine department at Baylor College of Medicine where she taught medical students and residents while continuing to practice full-spectrum family medicine before she decided to open her own practice.
Dr. Berens provides primary care and chronic disease management for the whole family, but she specializes in Fourth-Trimester Care which includes home newborn visits, postpartum care, and lactation support. She is a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist, currently pursuing her certification as an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).