Obstetrics & Gynecology

All Children’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialists offer a wide range of services for women from adolescence through post-menopause and are devoted to the entire range of obstetrical and gynecological services.  Our dedicated team focuses on the individual needs of women in a warm and caring environment. 

We’re proud of our experienced and caring staff, including physicians who are board-certified/eligible in obstetrics and gynecology, certified nurse-midwives, nurse practitioners, a licensed clinical social worker and dedicated clinical and administrative support staff. Our talented team of physicians and nurse-midwives offer a unique blend of experience and innovation. In addition to providing the latest and most technologically advanced services and care, they understand the importance of keeping you informed throughout your medical treatment, explaining the benefits and risks of all decisions. So you're more than just a patient, you're an active participant in your own medical care.

Our specialists provide a wide range of services, including:

Comprehensive Obstetrical Care

Obstetrical care is provided by Obstetricians that are board certified/eligible, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners. Our providers work as a team using standard protocols that are based on the best available evidence.

Comprehensive Obstetrical Services include:

  • Preconception Counseling
  • Prenatal Care
  • Infertility evaluation, testing and treatment
  • In-office 3D/4D ultrasound
  • High-risk pregnancy care
  • All the obstetricians and nurse-midwives meet weekly to discuss our high-risk patients. This enables us to coordinate your care and to provide consistency between the different providers.
  • Twins
  • Certified Nurse-Midwife Services
  • In-office fetal monitoring
  • Delivery services at Bayfront BabyPlace in All Children’s Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital.
  • Post-partum Care

Adolescent Gynecology

All Children’s Hospital Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists adolescent gynecology clinic provides consultation, evaluation and treatment of adolescent girls with gynecological concerns in a caring and sensitive environment. We provide health education and guidance for teens and parents as well as screening and preventive health care services as needed.

Our comprehensive range of services includes but is not limited to:

  • Well-woman exams
  • Management of menstrual problems such as painful periods, frequent or heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Breast problems such as masses
  • Signs of delayed sexual maturation
  • Genital injuries
  • Abnormal pap smear evaluations
  • Pelvic or abdominal pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Abnormal vaginal discharge
  • Congenital abnormalities of the reproductive tract
  • Contraceptive management (including oral, transdermal and vaginal contraceptives, extended cycle oral contraceptives, Depo-Provera, Implanon, Mirena and Paraguard IUDs)
  • Screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections
  • Preventive health guidance for teens and parents
  • Gardisil Vaccinations

Gynecology

At ACH Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists, our goal is to provide our female patients with the best health care possible. Our physicians and nurse practitioners work together to provide our patients with the latest information, medical diagnosis techniques, and treatment. We listen to our patients' concerns and needs.

Whether you need an annual well-woman check-up, physical or you have a specific need, we are here to help you. We treat a variety of gynecologic conditions:

Well-Woman Care

  • Annual Examinations
  • Breast Exams
  • Pap Smears
  • STD screening and treatment
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) - Diagnosis, counseling and Gardisil vaccine

Family Planning

  • Oral Contraceptives
  • Vaginal contraceptive ring, contraceptive patch, diaphragms
  • Intrauterine Systems:  Mirena or Paraguard
  • Progesterone-only birth control methods
    • Depo Provera
    • Implanon
    • Progestin only oral contraceptives
  • Permanent Birth Control
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
  • In-office Essure sterilization
  • Infertility evaluation, testing and treatment
  • Emergency Contraception

Gynecologic Concerns

  • Management of pain (periods, pelvic pain, intercourse, etc.)
  • Management of excessive or abnormal bleeding
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Evaluation & treatment of endometriosis
  • Pelvic support problems
  • Abnormal pap smears, colposcopy
  • PMS/ PMDD treatment
  • Consultation and treatment for Osteoporosis
  • On site bone density testing (DEXA)
  • STD screening and treatment
  • Uterine Fibroids and Ovarian Cysts
  • In office ultrasound and ultrasonographer
  • Menopause treatment:  hormone replacement therapy
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • DaVinci Robotic Hysterectomy

Gynecologic Surgery

Urogynecology

Women have unique health care needs.  Women can also have unique health care problems that can be embarrassing and affect one’s quality of life.  Urinary incontinence, bladder problems, pelvic or bladder pain, pelvic muscle and support problems are some of the many issues that women may encounter.  Services offered include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence
  • Treatment for overactive bladder
  • Interstitial cystitis testing
  • Physical therapy referral and biofeedback training to help strengthen pelvic floor muscles
  • In-office urodynamic testing

Urodynamics is a series of tests designed to thoroughly evaluate bladder and urethral function.  In order to understand every detail of your bladder problem, these tests record very precise scientific data on your bladder’s ability to store and empty urine.  These studies are conducted to evaluate leaking urine, difficulty emptying the bladder, frequent urination, recurrent infections, blood in the urine and loss of bladder support.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker enhances the services at ACH Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists by providing a comprehensive assessment of needs and connecting our patients to necessary community resources such as housing, education, employment, financial, social services, dental and medical services. Our Social Worker works with women in need of case management and/or therapy services in order to maintain a healthy pregnancy and healthy first year of baby’s life.

Other counseling services include:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress and change of life concerns

Areas of practice include Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused and Strategic therapy.