Our offices currently remain open and are functioning at our regularly scheduled hours. We do have some new policies to help decrease the likelihood of spread of the virus to both our patients and staff. Please visit our facebook page for all of the details and to stay up to date with this ever changing pandemic:

In an effort to help make visits easier for patients, we are now offering a telemedicine option for our patients. Call either location to set up an appointment!


About Our Providers

We provide excellent care as obstetricians and gynecologists to our patients.

 Dr. Amber Shamburger

Dr. Amber Shamburger

Dr. Shamburger graduated from The Methodist Hospital Ob/Gyn Residency in June 2008. She joined Dr. Baden and Associates in 2008, and founded Friendswood Women in September 2010. She and her husband grew up in Winona, TX. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University, she began medical school at UT Houston Health Science Center. She appreciates the small town feel of Friendswood and looks forward to providing excellent care to her patients as an obstetrician and gynecologist.

Dr. Shamburger has written chapters in two medical school review books, Case Files Psychiatry and Case Files Internal Medicine. She has been featured in an article in Memorial Hermann Health Highlights called Pregnant? You need Vitamins. Dr. Shamburger has also participated in a research project which was presented at the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine and the Texas Association of OB/GYN. She has also served as a Health panel expert on the Debra Duncan show, and been interviewed by Houston's own KHOU, Channel 11 news for various medical and Women's health topics.

Dr. Erica Roberts

Dr. Erica Roberts

Dr. Erica Roberts graduated from The Methodist Hospital OB/Gyn Residency program in 2008.She practiced at Memorial Hermann Memorial City since 2008 and joined Friendswood Women in September 2015. Dr. Roberts received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from The University of North Carolina, where she was an active member of their gymnastics team. She began UT Houston Health Science Center in 2000 and received her medical degree from this institution in 2004.She is board certified as a Fellow in the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Roberts enjoys spending time with her husband, Brian, and her daughter, Claire. She looks forward to growing her practice in Friendswood.

Dr. Ashley Mercantel

Dr. Ashley Marcantel

Dr. Ashley Marcantel was born and raised in Baton Rouge, LA. She graduated from Louisiana State University where she received a Bachelors Degree in Business Management. She earned her medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA and went on to complete her Ob/Gyn residency training in Shreveport as well.

She found her way to Friendswood, TX and has made herself at home here. Dr. Marcantel looks forward to taking care of women in Friendswood and League City. She hopes to help educate women of all ages about their health and be a friendly face in the community. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Derek, and playing with her dog, Sasha.

Jamie Garza

Jamie Garza - RN, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Jamie is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She graduated in 2004 with high honors from UT Health Science Center in Houston with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. Before pursuing graduate studies, she worked as a labor and delivery nurse at Memorial Hermann Hospital located in the Texas Medical Center. Jamie obtained her Master’s of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in December of 2012. While there, she received both the “Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Award" and the “MSN Faculty Award of Excellence”. In 2013, Jamie joined Dr. Shamburger at Friendswood Women. She sees both pregnant patients as well as gynecologic patients for both well woman exams and problem visits. In her spare time, Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband and her three little girls. She also enjoys running, traveling and shopping.

Friendswood Women

We understand that you are a busy woman, which is why we offer extended office hours. Patients benefit from our in-office minimally invasive surgical procedures, as well. Our technologically advanced office provides the opportunity to perform both tubal occlusion and endometrial ablation procedures.

Our services include:

  • Complete Obstetrical and Gynecological Care
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Infertility Consultations
  • In-office Minimally Invasive Surgery
Our Medical Providers