Our Team


David Kirk, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology 

Dr. Kirk received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his Internship and Residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, TN. He has 22 years of medical experience and specializes in all areas of obstetrics and gynecology and laparoscopic surgery. His areas of special interest are minimally invasive surgery, treatment of endometriosis, and menopausal symptoms. He has over 20 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology.  He is in practice at Haywood Women's Medical Center at 35 Facility Drive in Clyde, NC on the HRMC campus. 




Robin Matthews, MD - Gynecology

Dr. Robin Matthews is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology with Haywood Women’s Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL, and completed her residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  She has over 25 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology.




Joseph Niner, MD - and Gynecology

Dr. Niner received his BS Degree from the University of Maryland and graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency at York Hospital in PA and is Board Certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Obstetrics & Gynecologic Surgery by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  




Jenny Van Winkle, M.D.

Dr. Van Winkle is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology. She received her medical degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center – College of Medicine and completed her residency at The Methodist Hospital – Houston Obstetrics & Gynecology in Houston, TX.  Her special interests and training include prenatal care, family planning, infertility evaluations and treatment, laparoscopic and vaginal surgeries, well-woman exams, colposcopy and LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure) procedures, hysteroscopy and menopausal care. Van Winkle is also fluent in Spanish. 



Jody Schmit, CNM - and Gynecology

Jodie has joined the medical team of Haywood Women’s Medical Center to provide comprehensive women’s and OB/GYN care to the community. Her areas of special interest are prenatal care, labor and delivery, and postpartum care, along with normal well-women care, such as yearly physical examinations. Her nursing degrees: BSN from the University of Minnesota | MSN from the Frontier Nursing University.  She is Certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board.