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We found 10 ob/gyns who accept Coventry Catastrophic HMO 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 sees patients in Bradenton, FL. Her medical specialty is general gynecology. Patients rated Dr. Nessetti highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. Dr. Nessetti studied medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and New York Medical College. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in General Practice, Gynecologic Oncology
3425 University Parkway; Unit 102
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Stacey South's specialties are general practice and gynecologic oncology. She practices in Sarasota, FL. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. South takes. She studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Shawn Stephens is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. He is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Stephens average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Stephens is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Kelly-Anne Shedd specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Shedd is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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

Dr. Jorge Alvarez-Hernandez sees patients in Lakewood Ranch, FL. His medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. He studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Alvarez-Hernandez 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 medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. She studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. She has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. McCullen honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Edgardo Aponte is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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

Dr. Julia King practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Lakewood Ranch, FL. Her average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. King is a graduate of Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Lake Erie 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's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Swanson average 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Swanson honors. Dr. Swanson is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Holli Askren specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Askren is in-network for Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry Carelink, and more.

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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.