Obstetrics and Gynecology


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Dr. Jennifer Gilby has a long-standing reputation of excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the St Petersburg community. She has been an OB/GYN in the Tampa Bay Area for over 17 years. She attended The University of Florida College of Medicine, then moved to Tampa Bay and completed her residency at USF Department of OB/GYN at Tampa General Hospital. Upon completion of her residency, she moved to St Petersburg to begin her private practice. She has been in private practice now for 13 years. Women’s Care Florida-Absolute Health & Wellness is the name of her private practice located at 1600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street North in Northeast St. Petersburg.

Dr. Gilby has many accomplishments. She is Vice Chairman for the Department of Surgery at St Anthony’s Hospital as well as teaching faculty for Bayfront Medical Center Department of OB/GYN Residency program. She serves as Chairman of the Board for Physicians Business Services, Inc. a corporation that provides billing and collections as well as human resources, consulting, and IT to other medical practices. She was chosen to begin the DaVinci Single Site Hysterectomy platform for the Tampa Bay Area by Intuitive Surgical the company that manufactures the DaVinci Robotics. She is a proctor for Intuitive Surgery/DaVinci Robotics and teaches GYN robotics surgery to multiple surgeons around the state as well the Bayfront OB/GYN Residency program. She practices Obstetrics at Bayfront Baby Place and operates at Bayfront Medical Center and St Anthony’s Hospital. Her awards include being nominated to “Who’s Who Among America’s Obstetrician Gynecologists”, as well as “America’s Top Obstetrician Gynecologists”, and she was chosen “Top Teaching Physician” by the Bayfront OB/GYN Residency Program. She was the first to perform a Robotic Hysterectomy in St Petersburg, as well as the first in Tampa Bay to perform In-Office Endometrial Ablation with Novasure. She continues to offer In Office Novasure ablations, Essure tubal occlusions, and office hysteroscopy. Dr. Gilby also treats a wide variety of women’s issues including prolapse, incontinence, pelvic pain, low sex drive, hormonal imbalance and endometriosis. She also performs vaginal and vulvar plastic surgery with labiaplasty and vaginal rejuvenation surgical procedures.

Dr. Gilby enjoys caring for women through all spectrums of life: early adolescence, through pregnancy, and into menopause. Her patients state that she is a doctor that “really gets to know you, while solving your problems and delivering top notch healthcare”. “She consistently takes time to ask about your personal, career, and or family life”. Her patients all agree that, “She is definitely worth the wait!” Although Dr Gilby has a busy schedule, she is welcoming new OB patients as well as Surgical consults and patients with a GYN problem. As of March 17, 2014 she is welcoming Joyce Kepto, ARNP, CNM to work side by side with her at Women’s Care Florida. She and Joyce will be seeing patients together with a combined total of over 35 years experience treating women in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Call today for your appointment: 727-456-0750.

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St. Petersburg, FL 33704
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