Carmen Perna Practice Administrator

Carmen comes to us with 15 years experience in Medical Practice and Operations Management. Prior to joining our OBGYN practice, she worked in the Human Resources and staffing arena and truly enjoys building a great team. Originally from the Midwest, she has lived in the Sarasota area for 20+ years. Carmen enjoys spending time with her girls and reading.


Jessica Ostrovskis Medical Assistant

Jessica joins our team as a Medical Assistant.  She has a varied background in healthcare and dental fields.  She brings great energy and loves caring for our patients.


Christine Stephens, RN, BSN

Christine has now joined us full time.  She worked at Sarasota Memorial Hospital as a Registered Nurse, mostly in the prep and PACU areas.  She has a lot of experience and brings that with her to the practice.  She is really excited to be here and help us build the best practice that we can be.  Christine enjoys spending time with her three boys and running.  A good book can never be passed on as well.


Jamie Walker Medical Assistant

Jamie joined the practice in the summer of 2014. She comes from a background Cardiology and Internal Medicine. She brings a great energy to work every day and loves meeting all of our patients.


Lizeth Buenano Medical Assistant

Liz joined our practice in 2017, she left for a short time to have a baby and is now back as our triage nurse. She is great with patients and yo umay see her smiling face in the front office or working up a patient as she is very versatile.

Mimi Dean Front Office Coordinator


Amanda Boyd Front Office Coordinator


Mary Torretta BS, RDMS – Diagnostic Sonographer

As a diagnostic sonographer with University OBGYN, Mary values all aspects of women’s care from both gynecology and obstetrics. With an extensive background in her profession, she has witnessed the progression in the field of ultrasonography and how it has enhanced the patient-physician experience. Mary is passionate about her role, loves what she does every day, and enjoys bringing happiness to her patients’ days.


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