Austin Perinatal Associates Staff

Dr. David L. Berry

Dr. David L. Berry

Founder and President

Dr. Berry is a fourth generation physician and an Austinite since 1978. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. He completed medical school in 1991 at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston followed by his Ob/Gyn residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Additional hours were spent in research areas of interest which included emergency medicine, infectious disease and critical care.

Following residency, Dr. Berry completed his fellowship training in maternal-fetal medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He worked closely with world-renowned experts in prenatal diagnosis, invasive fetal diagnostics and therapeutics, infectious disease, cancer in pregnancy, and critical care obstetrics.

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Jinnie Nutt

Jinnie Nutt

Practice Manager

As the practice manager for Austin Perinatal Associates, Jinnie has over thirty years of experience in medical finance. She is a member of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine and Association of Maternal-Fetal Management.

Jinnie was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended college in Utah where she pursued a degree in business administration. She began her career in 1980 with the first free-standing emergency room built in Houston. She has worked in internal medicine and, subsequently, in pediatrics with a major children’s hospital in Houston. She moved to Austin in 2002 and joined Austin Perinatal Associates in 2004 finding an enormous passion in assisting patients with complex pregnancies. Jinnie has great admiration for Dr. Berry and the compassion he has for his patients.

Jinnie strives to make patients feel welcome and assures them our administrative staff is here to assist with their needs and concerns regarding their insurance and billing questions as they go through their journey with Austin Perinatal Associates.

Erica Burgett

Erica Burgett, RN, MSN, FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Specializing in women’s health, Erica is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner devoted to a preventative and holistic understanding of health and wellness.

Erica holds a Bachelor of Philosophy degree with an emphasis on environmental ethics from Miami of Ohio. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner certification from Pace University in New York City. Her clinical experience includes labor and delivery, adult primary care, family planning, infertility and women’s health. She is an active member of the American Nursing Association as well as the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).

Erica joined the Austin Perinatal Associates in 2011 and specializes in the management of maternal conditions such as pre-eclampsia, diabetes, hypertension and other chronic health problems. Together with Dr. Berry, Erica is deeply committed to providing thorough and compassionate patient care and loves the unique patient/provider relationship that is fostered during pregnancy.

Robin Stewart

Robin Stewart, RDMS


Robin joined the team at Austin Perinatal Associates in 2007. She grew up in Toledo, Ohio and completed her degree in diagnostic ultrasound in 1984. She is certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in obstetrics and gynecology. She is a member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).

Robin has practiced advanced sonography in Ohio, Virginia and Florida. She has been performing maternal-fetal medicine ultrasounds exclusively since 1998.

Robin's passion for complex obstetrical ultrasound comes from watching her patients “fall in love” with their babies.

Cristina Burress, RDMS


Cristina is originally from Houston, Texas, where she graduated from the Ultrasound Diagnostic Institute. She is ARDMS certified in Ob/Gyn, nuchal translucency and nasal bone ultrasound.

Cristina worked at an imaging center for seven years while in Houston before moving to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she served on staff at St. Francis Hospital for several years. Cris began specializing in advanced obstetrical ultrasound with The University of Oklahoma Schusterman Center. Upon her move back to Texas she joined the staff at Austin Perinatal Associates.

Cristina enjoys maternal-fetal medicine because of the unique opportunities to provide specialized care for each individual patient.

Cristina’s passion is building relationships with her patients and each of their family members.

Trinidad Cervantes

Insurance Specialist

Trinidad was born in Brownsville, Texas and has lived in Austin for the past twenty-seven years.

She is one of the insurance specialists at Austin Perinatal Associates and brings over twenty years of experience in medical administration, including seven years of working as a claims auditor for a major insurance company. Trini is one of the newest members of our team, having started working with Dr. Berry in August, 2013. Her goal is to provide the best possible service for the patients of Austin Perinatal Associates and to assist each one with all their insurance needs and concerns.