Women First - In The News
Many of our physicians have been featured locally and nationally for their work. Be sure to
Letter to the Editor: Please Don’t Skip Your Annual Exam
As a practicing gynecologist in the Louisville area, I would like to respond to the September 2nd Courier-Journal opinion article questioning the value of women’s annual gynecologic exam. While it is true that various health-related organizations disagree as to the value of certain screening tests, the majority of us who focus our medical practice on wellness for women can attest to a huge value gained with the annual gynecologic exam. I remember well being nervous about my own first gynecologic exam as a teenager. My mother’s OB/GYN, Dr. Cecil Grumbles, gently reassured me. He let me know that he could help my horrendous cramps that were causing me to miss school once a month. I had just assumed that bad cramps were to be part of my life, but he not only made my life better (and my grades), my experience inspired me to consider the field in which I am now privileged to practice.Read More - Letter to the Editor: Please Don’t Skip Your Annual Exam
Introducing Lauren Lewis, M.D.
Women First is pleased to announce that Dr. Lauren Lewis has joined our practice! A native of Durham, North Carolina, Dr. Lewis completed her undergraduate education at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Anthropology and Anatomy. She received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in 2010 and, in July of 2014, completed her Residency at Duke University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Lewis has been an OB/GYN physician and assistant professor at Duke Women’s Health Associates, Duke University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, since August of 2014.
Top Docs at Women First
Our exceptional team here at Women First has been honored again, with SIX of our physicians selected as 2016 Top Docs by their peers in the Greater Louisville Medical Society. Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Booth, Dr. Holly Brown, Dr. Ann Grider, Dr. Michele Johnson, Dr. Rebecca Terry, and Dr. Lori Warren! See their listings on pages 75 and 78-80 of Louisville Magazine’s August issue.
Time sure flies when you love your work! And we do.
This month, Women First celebrates 28 years of caring for women. Thank you for allowing us to be part of your life.
Women First welcomes Anna Hutchinson, APRN!
Anna joins Women First as a nurse practitioner, practicing with Dr. Michele Johnson and Dr. Leigh Price. With clinical experience at several urology practices, Anna has experience as a nurse practitioner working in women’s health, urogynecology, well-woman care and obstetrics. Read more about Anna here.
Congratulations to Dr. Lori Warren!
Our own Dr. Lori Warren is now double board-certified, recently adding Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) to her certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Warren provides medical and surgical treatment for patients experiencing prolapse, pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary incontinence, and much more. Congratulations, Dr. Warren! Read more about Dr. Warren. Read about Female Pelvic Medicine here.
Women First welcomes Tracy Kuzma, APRN!
Tracy joins Women First as a nurse practitioner, practicing with Dr. Michele Johnson and Dr. Leigh Price. Having worked as a travel RN in labor and delivery, Tracy also has experience as a nurse practitioner working with high-risk obstetric patients. Read more about Tracy here.
Welcome, Jeannette Jaggers, to Women First!
Jeannette joins Women First to work with Dr. Rebecca Booth as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) and provide care for new patients. Jeannette has provided care to women seeking health and wellness and patients with hormonal challenges. Read more about Jeannette here.