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We found 9 ob/gyns who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1477 near Lakewood Ranch, FL.

Dr. Doris Katherine Ramirez-Nessetti, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
5860 Ranch Lake Boulevard; Suite 200
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Doris Nessetti, who practices in Bradenton, FL, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. On average, patients gave Dr. Nessetti a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and New York Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Nessetti speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2401 University Parkway; Suite 201
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Shawn Stephens' area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Stephens attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Stephens speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1617 S Tuttle Avenue; Suite 1a
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Kelly-Anne Shedd's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8340 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard; Suite 240
Lakewood Ranch, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Alvarez-Hernandez, who practices in Lakewood Ranch, FL, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Alvarez-Hernandez's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8340 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard; Suite 240
Lakewood Ranch, FL
 

Dr. Jennifer McCullen's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. McCullen is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8340 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard; Suite 240
Lakewood Ranch, FL
 

Dr. Edgardo Aponte is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Aponte attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8340 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard; Suite 140
Lakewood Ranch, FL
 

Dr. Julia King works as a general OB/GYN. Dr. King graduated from Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Gynecology
4055 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Dorothy Izmirlian's specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Izmirlian has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8340 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard; Suite 101
Lakewood Ranch, FL
 

Dr. Jennifer Swanson is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Swanson attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Obstetrics & Gynecology?

An obstetrician / gynecologist, or OB/GYN for short, is a doctor who specializes in women’s health, pregnancy, and disorders of the female reproductive system. Obstetrics refers to medical care for issues surrounding pregnancy, from preconception until after birth; gynecology refers to other health issues specific to women, such as birth control and infertility treatment, female urology, breast care, and disorders of the ovaries and uterus.

There are four recognized subspecialties of obstetrics and gynecology:
  • Maternal-fetal medicine, which is a branch of obstetrics caring for high-risk pregnancies
  • Reproductive endocrinology, a subspecialty focused on the treatment of infertility
  • Gynecological oncology, which deals with cancers of the female reproductive system
  • Female pelvic medicine, which involves surgical treatments for problems of the pelvic organs

An OB/GYN performs a large range of procedures. Some of these include biopsies, ultrasounds, laparoscopy, breast exams, tubal ligation, endometrial ablation, cervical cerclage, amniocentesis, and newborn circumcision.

Obstetricians and gynecologists are one of the few specialists that can provide preventative care for their patients when they are healthy, medical care for patients when they are sick, and surgical care. For example, an OB/GYN may counsel an adolescent about safe sexual health, prescribe medication such as birth control pills, take a pap smear, and perform a cesarean section surgery all in the same day. OB/GYNs specialize in providing care for healthy women and pregnancies, as well as treating medical issues from incontinence and infertility to cancer.