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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. Ms. Akstinas has her nurse practitioner certification through the National Certification Corporation. Fluent in Spanish, she also holds a certification.


Lisa Bayles

Lisa Bayles, DNP, CRNP, RN, MSN

Lisa Bayles has been serving as a nurse practitioner and specializing in women’s health in Worcester County for over 20 years. Her focus is in gynecological services for adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients. Bayles received her medical education at Salisbury University and training at Planned Parenthood of Maryland/University of Pennsylvania and Salisbury University. She is a member of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology and trained as a nurse colposcopist.

Lisa provides care the Atlantic General Women’s Health Center in West Ocean City.


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. To make an appointment, please call 443-728-1050.


Gill

Margo Gill, MD

Dr. Margo Gill joined Atlantic General Health System in September 2021 to provide women’s health, 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 Worcester, Massachusetts. Appointments can be made by calling Atlantic General Women’s Health in West Ocean City at 443-728-1050.


MChristine Neto

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

Dr. Christine Neto, a board-certified OB/GYN with 20 years of experience, provides gynecologic services at Atlantic General Health System’s Ocean Pines Primary Care and Women’s Health office and Pocomoke Medical Center. Neto practiced in Salisbury for 9 years prior to joining Atlantic General Women's Health 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.

Dr. Neto provides care at Atlantic General Women’s Health Center in West Ocean City as well as Atlantic General Primary and Specialty Care in Pocomoke.

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