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Health First Medical Group offers a variety of gynecological services for women. From your yearly exam and Pap smear to surgical procedures such as a hysterectomy, our team of highly-trained physicians can accommodate your needs.

Health First Medical Group physicians are located throughout Brevard County. Check out our Nurse Practitioners who work alongside our physicians.

Victor Benezra
Danielle Linck-Boucher
Sherri Caplan
Robert Clayton II
Vanessa Dance

Diane Kelly
Mario Oliveira
Aimee Raup
Stacey Sensor
Stephen Tobia

 

 
Urogynecology

Victor Benezra, MD - OB/GYN


Victor Benezra, MD is Board-certified by the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN). He graduated from the University of Miami with honors. He received his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey, and completed his residency in OB/GYN at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital where upon completion, he was honored by his professors and peers with the "Most Outstanding Teacher" award.

His practice focuses on treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, contraception, HPV and abnormal pap smears, pelvic prolapse, and urinary incontinence.

In addition to his general OB/GYN practice, Dr. Benezra specializes in minimally invasive surgery, including both advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery. He is a certified daVinci robotic surgeon and has special interest in laparoscopic hysterectomies and endometrial ablations.

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Urogynecology

Danielle Linck-Boucher, MD - OB/GYN


Danielle Linck-Boucher, MD is a Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, and a graduate of Wayne State Medical Center in Detroit, MI. She received her residency training from Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, MI.

She offers total well-woman care to include routine annual exams, menopause management including bio-identical hormones, infertility, pelvic pain and evaluation, and treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleeding.

She is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Linck-Boucher was also recently appointed as a faculty member for clinical obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Central Florida. She is also published in the Peer Review Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Linck-Boucher offers the latest in office-based gynecologic procedures to her patients. She specializes in 'Novasure' endometrial ablations, a procedure developed to treat women with long and heavy menstrual cycles that prevent an active and healthy lifestyle.

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Urogynecology

Sherri Fair Caplan, DO - OB/GYN


Sherri Caplan, DO, is a Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biologyat the University of Central Florida and attended Nova Southeastern in Fort Lauderdale, where she received her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Caplan served a five-year residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, during which she held the prestigious position as OB/GYN chief resident.

In her practice, Dr. Caplan incorporates all aspects of general gynecology and obstetrics, including surgical and non-surgical procedures. She believes it is imperative to focus on caring for all phases of a woman's OB/GYN needs.

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Urogynecology

Robert Clayton II, MD - OB/GYN


Robert Clayton II, MD is a Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. After receiving a liberal arts degree from Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, Dr. Clayton moved to Tampa where he completed Medical School and conducted his residency at University of South Florida. During his rotation of OB/Gynecology, he decided that would be his medical focus, caring for healthy women and delivering babies.

Dr. Clayton's professional interests include women's gynecologic health, and urodynamics.

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Urogynecology

Vanessa Dance, MD - OB/GYN


Vanessa Dance, MD, is a Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Dance received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Catholic University in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She received her medical degree from the Ponce School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, WA. Dr. Dance served as the chief of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, and was deployed as part of 'Operation Iraqi Freedom'.

Comprised of an all-female staff, including a nurse practitioner, Dr. Dance's OB/GYN practice is located in Cocoa Beach and offers a place where compassionate care is provided for women by women for all stages of their lives.

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Urogynecology

Diane Kelly, MD - OB/GYN


Diane Kelly, MD is a Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Kelly received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Massachusetts. She then completed her residency at the University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY.

The main focus of her medical practice has been patient access to care. She worked in public health for 10 years before entering private practice in Brevard. She is devoted to obstetrics with a strong interest in obstetrical ultrasound. She maintains an active role in the Florida Department of Health Brevard County Colposcopy and LEEP Clinic.

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Urogynecology

Mario Oliveira, MD - OB/GYN


Mario Oliveira, MD is a Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. He received his medical degree from the University of Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico. Dr. Oliveira then completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Pennsylvania. He is fellowship-trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Dr. Oliveira was past chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department for Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center and past chair of the Department of General Surgery for Sebastian River Medical Center.

Dr. Oliveira offers the latest techniques in treatment for gynecological disorders such as permanent sterilization with no cutting as well as extensive experience in treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding including performing endometrial/uterine ablations. He offers both Gynecare Thermachoice uterine balloon therapy and the Her Option cryoablation procedures (office-based procedure), bioidentical hormone therapy, and BRCA genetic testing consultations.

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Urogynecology

Aimee Raup, DO - OB/GYN


Aimee Raup, DO, is a Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Raup attended Bucknell University where her research in Chemistry was published and she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She earned her Doctorate of Osteopathy degree at the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri, where she also completed a one-year medical internship at Park Lane Medical Center. This was followed a residency in OB/GYN at York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Raup's areas of focus include urogynecology (treatment of female incontinence), vaginal restoration, and treatment of infertility using intrauterine insemination. She also performs many types of laparoscopic procedures, including total laparoscopic hysterectomy.

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Urogynecology

Stacey Sensor, DO, FACOOG


Stacey Sensor, DO is a Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, and a graduate of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO. She completed her residency and internship with Metropolitan Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

During her career in WI, Dr. Sensor served as a board member of Affinity Health Systems and served as board chair of Mercy Health Foundation. She was also the Medical Director of the Bella Medical Clinic. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the North American Menopause Society. She was voted best OB/GYN of Winnebago County for four years in a row. Dr. Sensor works to provide compassionate, quality and comprehensive Obstetrics and Gynecology care to women of all ages.

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Urogynecology

Stephen Tobia, MD - OB/GYN


Stephen Tobia, MD is a Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Tobia received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Magee Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Tobia has received extensive experience in the latest office procedures, surgical techniques, and obstetric practices. His previous career included resident teaching in the office, operating room, consultations, and acute care obstetrics.

Dr. Tobia has extensive experience with high-risk pregnancies, as well as laparoscopic, hysteroscopic, and vaginal surgeries. As a previous faculty member at a major teaching institution.

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