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Atlantic General Women's Health - West Ocean City

  • Category: Specialty Offices
  • Location Type: Women's Health

About This Location

Schedule Your Well Woman Exam and Mammography Same-Day for Maximum Convenience

Women deserve a one-stop location for all of their health and diagnostic needs. The Atlantic General Women’s Health Center is designed to provide vital services with simplicity and convenience. Our scheduling is flexible, making it easier than ever for women throughout Maryland to get the care they need.

Our Women’s Health Center provides the following services:

  • 3D Mammography screening
  • Bone density screening
  • Ultrasound services
  • Lab services
  • Private rooms for physician counseling
  • Pre-conception counseling
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Minimally-invasive procedures

At Atlantic General Women’s Health Center, our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to provide women with a wide range of health services—from gynecology specialists to diagnostic testing, biopsies, and minor surgical treatments. For women who live or work closer to Selbyville and Pocomoke, Atlantic General’s women’s health specialists will continue to provide local services for easy and simple access.

Nicki Akstinas

Nicki Akstinas, CRNP

Nicki Akstinas, CRNP, completed her nurse practitioner studies through Harbor/UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA, in 2005, and she brings 35 years of GYN nursing experience to her patients. She specializes in family planning and cervical biopsy. She has her nurse practitioner certification through the National Certification Corporation and is fluent in Spanish.

Melissa Braniff

Melissa Braniff, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C

Melissa Braniff, CRNP, joined Atlantic General Health System in January 2020 to provide women’s health care for the Berlin/Ocean City community. Melissa was a registered nurse for six years, gaining experience in home health and emergency nursing, before earning her Master of Science in Nursing in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Wilmington University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Salisbury University as well as a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Campbell University, in Buies Creek, North Carolina. When she is not caring for patients, Melissa enjoys spending time outdoors and with her husband, Jordan, and her two children, Gavin and Nora. Melissa is currently accepting new patients.


Margo Gill, MD

Dr. Margo Gill joined Atlantic General Health System in September 2021 to provide women’s health care, including general gynecology and primary care, for the Berlin and Ocean City areas. Dr. Gill provides care for the range of pediatric, adolescent and adult women and has a special interest in sexual health. Dr. Gill takes a holistic and inclusive approach to patient care, with a focus on eliminating the health inequities of the more marginalized populations in our community. Her diverse experience allows her to care for a wide range of patients. She earned her medical degree at University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2005 and completed her residency in family medicine at the Barre Family Health Center, part of the University of Massachusetts Memorial Health System. Prior to Atlantic General, Dr. Gill practiced medicine at Forest Lakes Family Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia, and served as a faculty physician for the Family Health Center of Worcester, in Massachusetts.


Michael DiClemente, MD

Dr. Michael DiClemente, a board-certified gynecologist, joined Atlantic General Health System in the summer of 2022 to provide care at Atlantic General Women’s Health in Selbyville, DE, and West Ocean City, MD. In addition to providing annual gynecology examinations, Dr. DiClemente specializes in the evaluation and treatment of a wide variety of health issues unique to women, such as menstrual irregularities, menopause evaluation and treatment, birth control and contraceptive counseling, STD screening and treatment, among others.

He has a special interest in minimally invasive surgical procedures such as hysteroscopy, endometrial ablation and laparoscopy, some of which can be performed right in the office.

Dr. DiClemente has been providing comprehensive women’s healthcare for nearly 21 years. After earning his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine, he completed an internship in obstetrics and gynecology at Cook County Hospital, in Chicago, IL, and his OB/GYN residency at University of Massachusetts, in Worcester.

Dr. DiClemente is current accepting patients. To schedule an appointment, please call 302-524-5007.

MChristine Neto

Christine Neto, M.D., F.A.C.O.G

Dr. Christine Neto, a board-certified OB/GYN with more than 20 years of experience, provides gynecologic services at Atlantic General Women’s Health in West Ocean City and Pocomoke, MD. Dr. Neto practiced in Salisbury for 9 years prior to joining Atlantic General Health System and has served on various committees at Atlantic General Hospital and Peninsula Regional Medical Center. A resident of the Eastern Shore for over 15 years, she graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore.

Kerri Ellinger

Kerri Ellinger, PA-C

Kerri Ellinger, PA-C, joined Atlantic General Health System in February 2022 to provide care at Atlantic General Women’s Health in Ocean City. Kerri earned her degree in physician assistant studies at State University of New York at Stony Brook and has over 25 years of experience. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Kerri settled down on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 2000 and since then has focused on women’s health and urology. She is passionate about helping women at all stages of life take care of themselves – physically, emotionally, and mentally.

To make your appointment call (443) 728-1050.