Our team of dedicated physicians represents decades of medical experience, and has earned numerous honors and recognitions for excellence in the practice of ob-gyn medicine. In addition to serving the needs of our patients through all of life’s stages, we specialize in the treatment and management of high risk pregnancy, infertility, fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, incontinence and more. Monday through Friday, one of our Registered Nurses is available to answer your questions by phone. We also offer classes on childbirth and breastfeeding.
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Many of our physicians have received recognition from the medical community as well as their own patients. Here is just a sample of their accomplishments: Director of Obstetrics and/or Director of Gynecology of Piedmont Hospital:Several of the doctors have served in this capacity, including Dr. Bonita Dozier, Dr. James Ingvoldstad and Dr. Archie Roberts. Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society: Dr. Melissa Counihan and Dr. Bonita Dozier.
Dr. Bonita Dozier — Lange Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, First Place in Residential Research Day and named Emory University School of Medicine’s Best Ob/Gyn Teaching Resident. Dr. James Knoer — CREOG award (Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology) from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
A native to Atlanta, Dr. Dara Matthew has volunteered locally building a home with Habitat for Humanity Atlanta, serving as a therapeutic assistant at the Shepherd Spine Center, and providing recovery room support at WellStar Windy Hill Hospital. She has a heart for volunteering with the disabled – both human and animal – teaching the disabled to ride horses at the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center and caring for disabled animals at the Greenwood Wildlife Center in Longmont, Colorado. Internationally, Dr. Matthew has volunteered with a diabetes clinic in India and with Beads of Life, an organization supporting sustainable income for women in Uganda.
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silverMahatma Gandhi
Our team of dedicated physicians represents decades of medical experience, and has earned numerous honors and recognitions for excellence in the practice of ob-gyn medicine. In addition to serving the needs of our patients through all of life’s stages, we specialize in the treatment and management of high risk pregnancy, infertility, fibroids, endometriosis, menopause, incontinence and more. Many procedures are performed in the office by our team of skilled, board-certified obstetricians and gynecologic surgeons, saving our patients the effort and expense of hospital stays. Monday through Friday, one of our Registered Nurses is available to answer your questions by phone. We also offer classes on childbirth and breastfeeding.
PWSPC is proud of all our past and present team members.
This is especially so for Dr. James Ingvoldstad. His dedication to the global community has been invaluable and a true testament to the caring and comfort that we strive to provide at Peachtree Women’s Specialist.
If you would like to know more about Dr. Ingvoldstad and his journey’s you should check out his upcoming book.
Pregnancy Office Visit FAQ
Q: What is my first office visit like?
If this is your first pregnancy and you have no known complications, we want to see you when you are about three weeks late for your period or seven weeks pregnant. Our receptionist will help you figure out when to schedule your appointment. If possible, bring your partner with you because we will do an ultrasound. The first time you see your baby’s heartbeat is so exciting! At your first visit, our doctor’s assistant will ask some questions about your medical history and check your vital signs. If you are a new patient or due for an annual examination, you will have a physical exam, as well as blood work. Please ask us about any concerns you may have, so we can address them. Throughout your pregnancy, you will be seen by a doctor at every visit.
Q: How often will I visit the practice?
Your first visit will be when you are seven-eight weeks pregnant. We will then see you every four weeks until you are 28 weeks along. From 28-36 weeks, we will see you every other week. In the last month of your pregnancy we will see you weekly. Sometimes, we need to see mothers more frequently. Your prenatal care will be specifically tailored to you and your pregnancy.
Q: When will I have an ultrasound?
We almost always do an ultrasound during your first visit, but if it’s too early to see the baby’s heartbeat, we’ll schedule the procedure for the second appointment. You’ll see your baby on the ultrasound again around 18-20 weeks. Your insurance typically covers both ultrasounds.