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UF Health Women’s Center – Medical Plaza


1549 Gale Lemerand Drive
Fourth floor
Gainesville, Florida 32610-3008
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Phone Numbers

Appointment (352) 265-8200
Appointment (352) 265-8200

Hours of Operation

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Medical Plaza exterior

Thank you for choosing UF Health Women’s Center – Medical Plaza for your health care needs. Our care team includes UF physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners, nurses, sonographers and technicians who provide patients with the full-spectrum of women's health care for all stages of life.

UF Health Centering Pregnancy patient
Nurse smiling at patient

UF Health is proud to offer nationally recognized, compassionate and personalized obstetrics and gynecology care for every phase of life, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Gynecological care

Every woman has different needs. We provide comprehensive, compassionate, state-of-the-art care to women with a broad range of gynecologic problems. We provide primary as well as tertiary care and offer non-surgical, minimally invasive and traditional surgical options.

UF Health is recognized as a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the Surgical Review Corporation. As pioneers in the field, our physicians are committed to providing the most advanced surgical care, including the latest minimally invasive and robot-assisted techniques.

Centering pregnancy - group prenatal care

UF Health offers a model of group prenatal care to help reduce the risk of premature birth. The UF Health Women’s Center – Medical Plaza has been designated as the first Centering Pregnancy site in North Florida by the Centering Healthcare Institute.

Pregnant women who wish to participate in the Centering Pregnancy model are grouped by their due dates. After a standard visit to their provider, the women join a group during their fourth month of pregnancy and meet monthly for 1.5-hour sessions. During these sessions, the women receive all the components of individual prenatal care. The women and their provider also discuss birth and newborn care as well as overall health and stress management.

Potential participants must select their provider from within the group of approved providers at UF Health Women’s Center and be less than four months pregnant. To participate, call 352.265.8200.

Obstetric care

At UF Health, we are leaders in providing compassionate patient-centered care that is tailored for the needs of individual women and their pregnancies. Our comprehensive team of clinicians, nurses and staff are highly skilled experts and provide quality care for both the most normal and the most complex of pregnancies.

If needed, UF maternal-fetal medicine specialists are obstetricians with extra training and experience in high-risk pregnancy conditions, board-certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. They provide special services, such as comprehensive obstetric ultrasound scans, prenatal genetic testing and coordinated care for those with other conditions including diabetes, heart disease and HIV.

On delivery day, our renovated labor and delivery rooms foster an environment of comfort. Rooms include wireless monitoring, soaking tubs, couches and chairs for support people and a flat screen television, among other amenities.

Complimentary valet parking is also available for triage visits and on delivery day for pregnant patients and their drivers. A voucher will be provided by Labor & Delivery staff.

Gynecologic oncology

UF Health gynecologic oncologists specialize in the treatment of patients with gynecologic cancers including cancers of the uterus, cervix, vagina, ovary, fallopian tube, vulva and gestational trophoblastic disease.


Urogynecology, also known as female pelvic medicine, provides a complete approach to women’s pelvic health. UF Health has the only fellowship-trained female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery physicians in North Central Florida. Our specialists use a collaborative approach with a multidisciplinary pelvic floor team to treat women with pelvic floor disorders including urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain.

Labor & delivery and COVID-19

You and your baby’s safety is of the utmost importance to us here at UF Health Women’s Center. That is why all of our offices and labor and delivery units are taking appropriate precautions to ensure mom and baby’s safety amongst COVID-19 concerns. In addition to all of the protective measures we have already been enforcing, we now have designated separate labor/delivery areas for moms who may have come into contact with the virus and a separate area for those who have not. Our desire is to keep all moms and babies as safe and healthy as possible during this time, using the highest level of resources and expertise.

Learn more about our women’s health care services.

Our experts

  • Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OBGYN), Women's Health Specialist
    Languages: Arabic, Italian
    Reem S Abu-Rustum
  • Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OBGYN), Women's Health Specialist
    Bradley J Bruggeman
  • Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgeon
    Languages: Spanish, Russian
  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine Specialist
    W. Patrick Duff
  • Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OBGYN), Maternal and Fetal Medicine Specialist
  • Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgeon
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  • Outpatient Lab Services

    Full-service, on-site lab services and testing for your convenience.

  • Pharmacies

    Accepts most prescription plans; competitive prices; on-site.

  • Wheelchair and Adaptive Equipment Fitting

    UF Health has an adaptive seating clinic where our therapists evaluate patients for both adaptive equipment and mobility device needs.

For your convenience and peace of mind

  • Accessibility

    Aids and services are available to help people with disabilities communicate effectively.

  • ATM and Banking

    Many of UF Health's properties have various branch ATMs and/or branch offices.

  • Baby-Changing Station

    Baby-changing stations are available in many of UF Health's restrooms.

  • Coffee

    Options include Opus Coffee and Starbucks in the hospital atriums.

  • Free Wifi

    Patients and guests get free wireless internet access at UF Health hospitals.

  • Gardens and Outdoor Spaces

    The Garden of Hope, Sun Terrace, and other spaces help patients and families relax.

  • Gender-Neutral Restroom

    Gender-neutral, public restrooms are located throughout UF Health's properties.

  • Gift Shops

    The Gift Stops offer a wide variety of gifts and products for patients and families.

  • Interpreters / Hearing Impaired

    UF Health provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English.

  • Medical Records

    You can download a form or call (352) 594-0909 to have medical records mailed or faxed.

  • Notary Public

    Notary services are available to patients and visitors Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Smoke-Free

    Smoking, chewing tobacco, or using electronic cigarettes is prohibited on UF Health properties.

  • Social Services

    Social workers are part of the patient's care team and work with medical staff and nurses.