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MD's

Dr. Laviniu Anghel, MD 

At First Class OB/GYN in South Florida, Dr. Anghel provides women with treatment and care for a wide range of gynecological and urinary problems, as well as obstetric care. He’s a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist in the United States and a board-certified surgeon in the European Union.Dr. Anghel's dedication to making sure that he provides the highest quality care for women in is reflected in his many board certifications and professional affiliations. In addition to being board-certified, he’s also a Fellow at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Anghel’s knowledge and expertise in minimally invasive surgery have also earned him a place in the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. Dr. Anghel is a member of robotic surgery committee at Broward Health Hospital and a proctor in robotic surgery at Memorial Healthcare System.

 


Dr. Maria Fernandez, MD 

Dr. Maria Elena Fernandez-Mestres was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in General Sciences at University of Puerto Rico in 2001. She completed her medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. (ACGME accredited program). Shortly after, Maria Elena married her college sweetheart and started residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same institution. During her senior year, she was chosen as Chief resident in her residency program. Dr. Maria Elena Fernandez is board certified in Obstetris and Gynecology from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (ABOG). After graduating from her speciality in 2009, Dr. Fernandez spent 2 years in private practice. She made her way to Florida in 2011 where she undertook clinical research in robotics in the setting of oncologic patients between 2011 and 2012. After having her first child in 2012, she gradually returned to practice. Her extensive work experience includes being an assistant professor of OBGYN at FIU. Her areas of interest include high-risk obstetrics, gynecologic malignancies and behavioral sciences, particulary related to anxiety and depression in the OBGYN patient population. Dr. Fernandez strongly believes in a compassionate approach as the key for establishing meaningful relationships with her patients, loved ones, and people in general. She decided to join First Class OB GYN, moved by her search for high quality of care and team oriented work environment. Maria Elena loves animals (specially dogs), traveling, and deeply enjoys spending time with her husband, Joshua and daughters Catalina Isabelle and Eva Lucia, as well as with her dogs Nena and Lola.

 


Dr. Catalina Granada, MD

Dr. Catalina Granada is a dedicated professional and is sensitive to her patients' needs. Dr. Granada earned her medical degree from the Universidad CES Escuela de Medicina, followed by a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Baylor College of Medicine. She completed a fellowship training in pediatric and adolescent gynecology at Kosair Children's Hospital. Dr. Granada is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also highly trained and certified in cosmetic surgery and other non-invasive cosmetic treatment options. Dr. Granada loves being able to work with her patients to help them achieve their personal beauty goals. During your visit, she will listen to your needs and make recommendations based on our desired outcomes. She is excited to join the Weston Med Spa & Cosmetic Surgery team to service the Weston community.

 


Dr. David S. Guerra, MD

Dr. David S. Guerra was raised in southwestern Louisiana. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and was trained as surgical technologist and first assistant. After leaving the Air Force Dr. Guerra worked at a trauma center as a certified surgical technologist and first assistant while completing a Bachelor of Sciences in Biology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He then earned a Medical Doctorate from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Guerra completed his OB/GYN internship and residency from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL. After residency he was in private practice in Sebring, FL. for 12 years prior to joining First Class

OBGYN. Dr Guerra is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has focused practice designation from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists. In his private practice, Dr. Guerra has gained years of experience in robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, minimally invasive office procedures, treating prolapse and incontinence, and treating infertility. Dr. Guerra is the medical director of an COLA and AHCA accredited high complex infertility laboratory. He is also a buprenorphine provider and has years of experience treating opioid dependence.

 


Dr. Cristin Wehbe, MD

Dr. Wehbe was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. Her first language is Spanish. Both of her parents are from the Middle East, which is why she is also fluent in Arabic. She graduated from medical school at Universidad Central de Venezuela in 2013. Dr. Wehbe worked in research at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA, in 2015. She completed her OBGYN residency at Jersey City Medical Center in 2020. Dr. Wehbe became board certified in 2022. She worked in a FQHC for 3 years in Jersey City, NJ, from 2020 to 2023, taking care of underserved patients. She is a very passionate physician who likes everything done by the book. Dr. Wehbe loves being in the operating room. Her main goal in practice is to provide the best care to the patient and listen to all their questions and concerns. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her dog.

 


Dr. Rolando R. Gomez Jr., MD

Dr. Rolando R. Gomez Jr. is a South Florida native, raised in Miami. At 16 years old, he decided to devote his life to women's health. Without hesitation, he changed his path from engineering and architecture to Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was accepted into the accelerated program at the University of Miami and completed his undergraduate, medical school, and residency training at Jackson Memorial Hospital over the next decade.

Nearly 30 years later, he has never looked back. During his illustrious career, Dr. Gomez has been at the forefront of his profession. Board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2001, he has delivered thousands of babies. The passion and dedication that began as a teenager has only grown deeper and stronger. Every patient encounter has been an opportunity to serve and impact someone's life for the better. That responsibility and privilege has had an exponential effect even more far-reaching that includes friends, family, and loved ones of each patient he has cared for.

Beyond the beauty of Obstetrics, Dr. Gomez has a strong focus on Gynecology. He has lectured nationally and internationally to physicians, hospitals, and academic centers on a wide range of complex gynecologic problems and the most current available treatments. While in solo practice in Miami, he travelled to over a dozen countries in Central and South America through Baptist Health Systems International Division, introducing the latest technology in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery for abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroid tumors, and pelvic pain. Many of the conferences were organized through the First Lady's Women's Health Events, educating and influencing a wide range of government Public Health Care officials, administrators of medical schools, and Hospital Board Trustees. These experiences began a lifelong mission to expand awareness of challenges that are unique to the care of women.

During the years of training, educating, and practicing medicine, Dr. Gomez raised five children. His adoration for his profession is only matched by his profound love and devotion for his sons and daughter. His purpose in life revolves around the legacy that are his children, the countless lives he has affected and saved through his professional calling, and his devotion to God. His accomplishments are too many to mention, but they pale in comparison to the value of each and every patient he cares for unconditionally. And continues to do so every day.

 


NP's

Jennifer Garcia,  Midwife

Jenifer is a nurse practitioner, who completed her master’s degree in nursing at Frontier Nursing University. She is dedicated to assuring a positive patient experience, as well as working with her team to improve quality, safety, and service. She believes that two-way communication is the key to good health. Jenifer majorly focuses on preventive health care and treats patients in a structured manner, focusing not just on the ailment but also on the general well-being of the patient. She does her very best to communicate to the patients the information they need to make the right choices.


Rolando Morell,  Midwife

Rolando Morell graduated as a doctor from the University of Camaguey in 1990. He received his Specialist degree in Gynecology and Obstetrics from the Superior Institute of Medical Sciences of Camaguey Cuba in 1994. He obtained a licensed midwife degree from the International Institute for Health Care professionals in 2016. He has a total of 31 years of experience, currently working at providing personalized care to women throughout their pregnancy, postpartum, family planning, and annual examinations.

Rolando offers high-quality health services designed to support the patient and their families. He works closely with his fellow OB / GYN physicians to provide seamless care to women with complex medical problems.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, being active, and cooking. He is married and has 3 daughters.


Urania Genatios,  Midwife

Urania Genatios, of Venezuelan origin, studied medicine at the Universidad Central de Venezuela and pursued postgraduate studies in OB/GYN at the Hospital Universitario de Caracas. After completing her studies, she began her career as a professor at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Service of the Hospital Universitario de Caracas for more than 13 years, eventually becoming Head of Service and then Department. She gained experience in medical, surgical, and minimally invasive procedures, as well as in reproductive endocrinology.

Upon immigrating to the United States, her deep love and passion for her profession and her commitment to patient care led her to further her studies as a Midwife at the International Institute of Healthcare Professionals. She continues to serve women and mother-child pairs with love and cultural competence, seeing herself not just as a healthcare provider but as part of her patients' families.


Jessie Constant, DNP, APRN, FNP-C - Midwife

Jessie Constant is a dedicated nurse practitioner, born and raised in Miami to Haitian immigrant parents. With a strong background in nursing, Jessie has made a significant impact in the field of women's health and maternal care throughout her career. After earning a nursing degree, Jessie began her journey as a labor and delivery nurse at Memorial Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospital. Driven by her unwavering commitment to improving maternal care, Jessie is currently pursuing further education in midwifery. By expanding her expertise, she aims to provide comprehensive and holistic care to expectant mothers, ensuring their well-being throughout the entire childbirth experience.

Jessie uses her extensive knowledge and expertise to offer exceptional gynecological preventative care to women of all backgrounds. Her particular focus on minority pregnant women reflects her deep-rooted passion for promoting health equity and addressing healthcare disparities. Beyond her professional endeavors, Jessie enjoys exploring the world through travel, immersing herself in diverse cultures, and broadening her horizons. Through her work, she strives to empower women, promote wellness, and positively impact the lives of those she serves.

 


Laura Persad, APRN, CNM, WHNP-BC,  Midwife

Laura Persad, APRN, CNM, WHNP-BC is a Certified Nurse Midwife and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner focused on providing holistic health care. Born and raised in Bronx, New York, Laura holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Florida and a Master of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University.

As an advanced practice provider, Laura is especially interested in decreasing health inequity. Laura previously served on the board of Jahajee Sisters, the first Indo-Caribbean organization in the United States dedicated to ending gender-based violence. Prior to joining First Class OBGYN, Laura worked as a Registered Nurse at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Her approach to midwifery is informed by empowering women and providing individualized care. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her husband and son.

 


Wiehtania Lawal,APRN,CNM -  Midwife

Tania is a South Florida native and has always had a passion for helping people in all capacities. Through nursing she’s focused on women’s health.She received her Bachelors in nursing and Florida Atlantic University and her Masters degree from Frontier Nursing University specializing in midwifery. Tania has a diverse nurse background including high-risk labor and delivery and is devoted to empowering women to take charge of their health care journey.

Committed to addressing health disparities, she actively educates her patients, uses shared decision making, and strives to reduce racial disparities in maternal and infant health. Tania is dedicated to providing women and their families with a caring and personalized health care experience. Outside of work, Tania enjoys spending quality time with loved ones and exploring new destinations through travel.


Jeanette Hernandez FNP-C, MW, RDMS - Nurse Practitioner 

Jeanette Hernandez is a Medical Doctor and OBGYN from Venezuela. She got her degree at Universidad Central de Venezuela. She is a provider with 25 years of experience in OB/GYN field. Family Nurse Practitioner, BioTe provider, Licensed Midwife, and Registered Medical Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (BREAST & OB/GYN). Physician and Obstetrician and Gynecologist (1998) in Venezuela with Diploma in Knowing and Improving the Care of Children and Juvenile Gynecology in Latin America (2021). 

She has achieved vast expertise in all women's lifetime which includes prenatal and gynecological care; pregnancy management; family planning; Menopause and Hormone Replacement therapy including experience in Bioidentical hormones and pellets. Leveraging her warm and empathic nature complemented by her superb interpersonal skills to put patients at ease, resolve any worries or concerns, and answer questions to ensure full patient understanding and comfort.

Jeanette took an interest in cosmetics and took extensive training in aesthetics as sclerotherapy and bioidentical hormones. She decided to join Weston Med Spa & Cosmetic Surgery to help her patients achieve their personal goals. She loves to work with her patients to find the right treatment option to look and feel their best. Jeanette carefully listens to her patient's concerns to make a careful assessment and provide recommendations that are tailored to their needs.

 


Fabianna Zedan, APRN, WHNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner  

Fabianna Zedan is a dedicated Women's Health Nurse Practitioner with a passion for providing exceptional care to women at every stage of their lives. Fabianna is bilingual, proud of her Venezuelan background, and enjoys providing care to South Florida’s diverse population. After studying Bio-Behavioral Health at Penn State University and completing her Nursing degree at Florida International University, Fabianna pursued her Masters in Nursing specialized in Women's Health from Frontier University to enhance her expertise in this field. Her career at Memorial Regional Hospital spanned five years, with experience in the postpartum unit, the high-risk antepartum unit, and the labor & delivery unit, ultimately assuming the role of Charge Nurse on the High-Risk Antepartum unit. This experience allowed her to provide care to women with complex pregnancy conditions and demonstrate her ability to handle challenging cases with proficiency and empathy. By staying at the forefront of women's health practices, she ensures that her patients benefit from the most current evidence-based care. Fabianna's expertise includes prenatal care, gynecological exams, hormone replacement therapy, and contraception education. Her compassionate lifestyle and holistic approach, combined with her comprehensive knowledge, enables her to establish strong patient relationships and provide personalized care tailored to each woman's unique needs and optimize overall health. Outside of work Fabianna enjoys spending time with family and friends, her husband and daughter, watching movies, baking, and traveling. She is very excited to have joined First Class OBGYN and provide compassionate and personalized care for women in South Florida.

 


Madelaine Plutin,   Nurse Practitioner

Madelaine was born in Cuba. He studied at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of Santiago de Cuba. She is a dedicated women's health nurse and is passionate about providing exceptional care to women. She completed her master's degree in nursing at Miami Regional University. She is dedicated to ensuring a positive patient experience, as well as working with her team to improve quality, safety and bilingualism. She does everything she can to communicate to patients the information they need to make the right decisions and receive the best care.

 


Gerardo Francisco Vega De La Rosa,  Nurse Practitioner

Gerardo graduated as a doctor from the University of Habana in 1995. He received his Specialist degree in Gynecology and Obstetrics from the Superior Institute of Medical Sciences of Habana Cuba in 1998. He obtained a licensed nurse practitioner degree from the International Institute for Health Care professionals in 2016. He has a total of 28 years of experience, currently working at providing personalized care to women throughout their pregnancy, postpartum, family planning, and annual examinations.


 

MedSpa

Dr. Jonathan R. Weiser, MD

Dr. Jonathan R. Weiser is fully trained in all aspects of modern plastic and reconstructive surgery including Cosmetic surgery of the face and body, breast surgery including reconstruction, augmentation, and reduction, suction-assisted lipectomy, body contouring and all laser procedures. Additionally, his reconstructive experience includes microsurgical techniques of the hand, repairing trauma, cancer, congenital problems such as cleft lips and birthmarks, and all other aspects of reconstructive surgery.

A Florida native, Dr. Jonathan R. Weiser graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He also attended the University of Florida College of Law and University of Florida Post Baccalaureate Program before embarking upon his Doctor of Medicine Degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine. The doctor completed full training in General Surgery at Lincoln Medical Center, culminating in his term as Chief Resident. As a General Surgeon, Dr. Weiser completed a fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Subsequently, Dr. Weiser completed his training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Holding Licenses in both the states of Florida and New York, Dr. Weiser is board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Medical Specialties. He is a member of the following professional organizations:

*American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

*Broward County Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

*Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners

*American Medical Association

*Lipoplasty Society of North America

*Recipient of the National Leadership Award

 


Anabel Sanabria Smitter, RN,  Skin Care Specialist

Anabel is a Medical Doctor from Venezuela and also Dermatologist from Brazil (Universidade de São Paulo USP), Das Clinicas Hospital Residence 2009-2012. Back in Venezuela, she worked in her private clinic and at the public Hospital as a professor for the Dermatology Department. She also worked for the international Red Croise and in Nawaraos Foundation, helping Amazonians Indians. Here in the U.S.A, she has found her passion working in aesthetics and laser cosmetics to help her patients look and feel their best. Skin health is her passion. Her goal is to work with her patients to help her patients by providing them with healthier and more beautiful skin

 


Lisette,  Nutrition Management Advisor, Body Treatments and Laser Technician

Lisette is a Health Specialist with a background as a Gastroenterologist coming from "Hospital Universitario de Caracas" Venezuela. Passionated for serving others especially those with overweight and obesity. Her services comprise a combination of individualized diet plans with specific corporal treatments for the most holistic approach for our high level patients. Always supportive and committed to achieving her patients' goals because her priority is their satisfaction.

 


Ottoniel Jimenez,  Nurse Practitioner and Licensed First Surgical Assistant

Otto Jimenez has developed and built upon his extensive experience in general, plastic & cosmetic surgery in Colombia and the United States. His latest experience as a Nurse Practitioner and Licensed First Surgical Assistant for the past twelve years qualifies him for assisting plastic surgeons on several procedures. His knowledge in Medicine and the surgical field combined with Public Health Administration provides him with a solid clinical leadership role in the health community. Otto Jimenez brings his expertise of so many years of work in the field assisting in the performance of the cosmetic and plastic procedures. Having extensive experience in general, plastic and cosmetic surgery, Mr. Jimenez applies his skills assisting on all the procedures in a manner that delivers the safest and most comfortable experience.


Managers

Yeney,  Office Manager - Miramar Office

Yeney is passionate about helping people and working in the health care field. She has a vast experience in obstetric and gynecology. At First Class OBGYN, Yeney is responsible for the operation and administration side of our office. Yeney can be reached at firstclassobgyn@gmail.com

When she's not at work, Yeney likes to spend time with her husband and their two lovely daughters.

 


 

Darlene,  Office Manager - Weston Office

Along with endless energy and a strong work ethic, Darlene brings more than 11 years of experience in the medical field to Dr. Anghel’s practice. She’s has experience in aesthetics, as a medical assistant and with managing practice operations. She is focused on making the day-to-day of the practice run efficiently, enabling Dr. Anghel to provide his patients with world-class medical care. Darlene can be reached at firstclassobgyn@gmail.com

Darlene was born and raised in South Florida, and in her free time she can often be found on the sidelines of her son’s soccer matches.


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