Before joining OB/GYN Associates of Spokane in 2009, Dr Hechtman was in private practice in Irving, Texas and an OB Hospitalist at Sacred Heart Medical Center. Dr Hechtman completed her residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and her Bachelor of Science degree at the Southwestern Adventist University. Dr Hechtman is board certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr Hechtman is married and has 3 stepsons 2 big dogs, Clyde (English Mastiff) and Buck (New Foundland). Her outside interests include being an avid reader of fiction, vegetarian cooking and is venturing into photography.