The obstetric services offered at the Women's Center at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center are performed by dedicated OB/GYNs and other healthcare professionals. Learn more about the Women's Center staff or schedule an appointment below.
Medical Director of the NICU
Audrey Davis, MD
Dr. Audrey Davis, a native Californian, brings over 20 years of experience in Neonatology to the area. As the new Medical Director of the NICU at Manatee Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, she is dedicated to bringing the highest quality of care with compassion for her littlest patients.
When not working, she and her husband are avid foodies and travelers and can be found seeking out the latest greatest Food Network item. She is excited to join this dynamic team, focusing on evidence-based medicine and practicing with precision and compassion in our own backyards.
Dr. Davis earned her medical degree from Drexel/Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her residency at Children’s Hospital of Oakland in Oakland, California, and her fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. She is Board Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Joel M. Hallam, DO, FACOG
Dr. Hallam is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. He treats women from puberty through menopause and beyond. He prides himself on having a great bedside manner and delivering excellent patient care.
Terrell Martin, MD
Dr. Terrell Martin attended medical school at The University of Florida and completed his residency at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN. He provides care to women in all stages of life with special interests in high risk obstetrics and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.
Jorge Alvarez, MD
Dr. Alvarez is the founder of OB-GYN Women’s Centre of Lakewood Ranch. He has dedicated his life to providing quality obstetric and gynecological services.
"I love Dr. Alvarez and his staff. He delivered my son 23 years ago, and I’m still a patient."
Edgardo Aponte, MD, FACOG
Dr. Aponte has more than two decades of gynecological and surgical experience and a dedication to providing trustworthy women’s healthcare services.
"Thank you for welcoming my two kids into this world and being the best doctor ever!"
Joanne Bevers, CNM, MSN
Joanne has been a certified nurse midwife for over 20 years. She performs routine OB/GYN care throughout pregnancy, including delivery and postpartum care.
"Joanne delivered two of my babies, and she is a super hero! My daughter loves to tell the story about her birth interrupting Joanne’s lunch! Sandwich down, gown on, baby out!"
Therese Goode, PA-C
Therese is a physician's assistant dedicated to offering excellent women’s healthcare. She is the newest member of OB-GYN Women’s Centre of Lakewood Ranch.
"I had another wonderful experience throughout the pregnancy with the whole office."
Dr. Jennifer McCullen, MD
Dr. McCullen partnered with Dr. Alvarez in 1998 to build a practice in Manatee County. She has offered her services to the Lakewood Ranch community since 2003.
"Dr. Jennifer McCullen is the best year after year after year! I love her!”Request an Appointment
Jill Miller, ARNP
Jill has been an advanced registered nurse practitioner for more than 20 years. She enjoys providing care for women throughout every stage of their life.
"This is the best office and group of doctors and nurses EVER!"Request an Appointment
Laterica Barton, DO
Dr. Barton returned to her home town of Bradenton to provide care for women at various stages of life. She strongly believes the relationship between physician and patient contributes significantly to the quality of care delivered.
"I delivered with Dr. Barton last month and had a GREAT experience. She was understanding and tried to keep true to all of my delivery wants/wishes. I have nothing but good things to say about this facility"
Maria Lin, DO, FACOOG
Dr. Lin is a board-certified physician with a dedication to providing quality women's health services. She has a cheerful disposition and special ability to connect with her patients.
“Dr. Lin has been fantastic and extremely supportive.”
Eduardo Aguin, MD
Dr. Aguin is a board-certified physician through the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is fluent in three languages: Spanish, English, and Portuguese. With a passion for delivering healthy babies, Dr. Aguin looks forward to providing the highest level of care to women in our community. With a master's degree in Public Health, his compassion runs deep for all his patients. He has several publications on premature births.
Tamesha Bombicino, APRN, CNM
Tamesha's goal is to educate, encourage and empower the women in the community while providing compassionate, competent, up-to-date evidence-based care. She wants to help bring awareness and take away the negative stigma around seeking mental health services. Tamesha lives in St. Petersburg with her husband and two children.
Chrissy Coney, RN, BSN, CLC
Chrissy has been a registered nurse in labor and delivery for 10 years and in nursing for 12 years. She is certified as a lactation consultant and is the coordinator for perinatal education at LWRMC. Chrissy earned her BSN from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida and her BS in biology from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island.
"I have been in contact with Chrissy to discuss my birth plan and to register for classes. I wanted to take the time to give her praise! She has been helpful, accommodating and is always available to answer any questions. Even without COVID, having my first baby is scary and she has made me feel at ease and all the resources she has sent have been very helpful. I definitely thought I knew what to expect with delivering a baby but I have learned a lot from her. And my goodness, she must work a lot! Teaching classes at night and emailing me info early in the morning!"
"My husband and I feel relieved knowing we're delivering at Lakewood where the staff are caring, knowledgeable and down right awesome!"