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Ormond Beach, FL (July 1, 2009) --- Patricia Gomez-Modad, MD, FACOG, has joined the medical staff of Florida Hospital Ormond Memorial and Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center where she will provide total obstetrical and gynecological care. Dr. Modad comes to Ormond Beach from Indiana.
Her office is located at 1200 W. Granada Blvd., Ste. 6, in Ormond Beach.
Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, she is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Her specialties include infertility, high risk obstetrics, management of menopause, abnormal bleeding and fibroids, laser surgery, pelvic and reconstructive surgery, preventative medicine and pelvic pain and female sexual dysfunction.
Dr. Modad fulfilled a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Indiana University Medical School and completed OB/GYN rotations at Wishard Memorial Hospital, Methodist Hospital and Indiana University Hospital. During her residency, she was recognized by her peers, nurses and attending physicians with an “Art in Medicine” award, presented to the graduating resident who most demonstrates a humanistic approach to patient care. She earned her medical degree from the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine and graduated summa cum laude from university with a bachelor’s in psychology and a minor in biochemistry. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Before attending medical school, Dr. Modad worked as a kindergarten teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where as a bilingual educator she developed a curriculum for five-year-olds, including arts, music, Spanish and physical education.
Married to a minister in the Seventh Day Adventist church, she and her husband have participated in mission work in South America and the Middle East. Also, she is mother to two adult children, a daughter and son, both of whom have followed her passion and are pursuing medical careers.
She is a member of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Her research interests, which have been featured in the Indianapolis Star, include cervical cancer screenings among Hispanic women.