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Your First GYN Visit: What to Expect?

As young women mature, it is important they have their first GYN visit and learn to make good choices for their overall health. A woman’s first women’s health visit can cause feelings of nervousness and apprehension. In many cases, it may be appropriate for a first visit to simply consist of speaking with the physician… Read more »

The Group for Women is on YouTube

The Group For Women is proud to offer a brief video introduction to our providers and services on YouTube.

Rep. Rigell Visits The Group for Women

On October 31, Dr. Holly Puritz and her colleagues at Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care hosted Representative Scott Rigell (R-VA) in Norfolk, VA. Congressman Rigell was pleased to see his constituents doing what they do best. Dr. Puritz thanked him for signing the Flores-Maffei SGR Repeal Congressional Sign-on Letter and spoke to him about the next steps and… Read more »

Congratulations Dr. Holly Puritz for Winning the Medical Society of Virginia’s “Salute to Service Award” Congratulations to Dr. Puritz, the winner of “The MSV Salute to Service Award”. This award was given to Dr. Puritz for her work on safety and quality improvement to reduce early elective induction statewide. The work was done in collaboration with ACOG, MSV, Virginia Hospital Association and MARCH OF DIMES.

Congratulations! Dr. Jon Crockford on attaining new board certification

Congratulations – Dr. Crockford on attaining board certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. This is a new specialty recognized by The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. See the announcement here: Dr. Crockford announcement

2013 Ladies’ Choice Awards

We would like to say “Thank You” to all of our patients that voted for us in Tidewater Women magazine’s 2013 Ladies’ Choice Awards!  See the winners here.

Reasons to Get a Flu Shot

The Group For Women recommends this article for our patients.

Bone Up on Bone Health

The Group For Women recommends this article for our patients.

Holly Puritz on Sentara Blog Talk Radio Today!

Subject: Holly Puritz on Sentara Blog Talk Radio today! Sentara’s OB Right Program Sentara Today on Blog Talk Radio Show #31 Finale April 25, 2013 Episode Guests: Dr. Holly Puritz, Medical Director of OB GYN Services at Sentara Leigh Hospital and President of The Group for Women (OB GYN) 757-466-6350

The Marriage of Mental Health and Medicine: Practice Success

by Barbara L. Kersey, Ph.D.  The year was 1986. I had earned a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy in 1984 and was in my first post-graduate position, “in the trenches” of a local mental health agency. I was ready for a change, having become rundown and somewhat disheartened about the difficulties of agency work. I received… Read more »