UF Health Women’s Center – Medical Plaza

UF Health Women’s Center – Medical Plaza

1549 Gale Lemerand Drive
Fourth floor
Gainesville, FL 32610-3008
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Hours of Operation
Monday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

As a result of the recent Executive Order from the office of the Governor of the State of Florida and out of an abundance of caution and concern for our patients during the current COVID-19 pandemic, we have postponed the scheduling of elective surgeries and procedures until further notice. This helps us minimize the chance of infection for our patients and staff, conserves the use of personal protective equipment and maintains resources for those who might become critically ill in the future. We will resume scheduling elective surgeries and other procedures once the situation improves. Please reach out to your primary health care provider if you have any questions or concerns.

Us News and report National Badge - gynecology

UF Health Shands Hospital ranked one of the nation's and region's top hospitals for
gynecology by U.S. News & World Report.

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.

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.

Conditions we treat:

Treatment options:

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.

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.

Treatment we offer:

  • Gynecologic surgery, including robotic surgery
  • Sentinel lymph node mapping
  • Clinical trials
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy


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.

Treatments we offer:

  • Vaginal laparoscopic and robotic surgery
  • Uterine and vaginal prolapse repair
  • Bladder retraining
  • Pelvic floor physical therapy and rehabilitation
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Medical Records

To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Women’s Center – Medical Plaza, please contact 352-265-8200.

Pay your bill

If you have questions or wish to pay in person, please consult our billing section.

Accepted Insurance

Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.

Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.

Financial Assistance

Patients who lack insurance coverage or are unable to pay their portion of the healthcare services they receive may qualify for financial assistance based upon their income level.

UF Health is tobacco-free

Help us maintain our strong commitment to patients and to promoting good health in our communities: please don't smoke, chew tobacco or use electronic cigarettes on UF Health-owned or -operated properties. Thank you.