Dr. Jennifer Gilby is Florida licensed and Board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist, a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, certified in Advanced daVinci Robotic Surgery and Single Incision Robotic Surgery. She is a member of the American Urogynecologic Society, Florida Obstetric and Gynecologic Society, The North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology and The North American Menopause Society.
Dr. Gilby is a SottoPelle® Certified Physician who studied and trained under the direction of Dr. Gino Tutera, MD, FACOG. She is currently adjunct faculty at the Bayfront Medical Center Residency and is actively involved with teaching the OB/GYN residents. Dr Gilby graduated from the University of Florida in 1991, and attended the College of Medicine at UF from 1992-1996. She completed residency under Dr. William Spellact at the University of South Florida from 1996-2000 and was Administrative Chief Resident from 1999-2000. Dr. Gilby is extensively trained in daVinci Robotics having attended the Master’s Course in Gynecology, the Advanced Sacrocolpopexy and the Masters Course in Sacrocolpopexy. Her special interests are in management of Female Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and incontinence. She incorporates many modalities including pelvic floor rehabilitation and strengthening exercises as well as minimally invasive, laparoscopic and robotic repairs for incontinence and prolapse.
Dr. Gilby is also very interested in treating perimenopausal and menopausal women to help relieve the adverse effects of declining hormones. She is a proponent in the field of natural hormone replacement therapy. She performs minimally invasive in office procedures such as Nexplanon, ESSURE, and Novasure Endometrial Ablation. I
n October 2007, she was the first physician in Tampa Bay area to perform an In-Office Novasure Ablation. Locally, Dr. Gilby has served as Chairman of the Department of OB/GYN in 2004 at St. Petersburg General Hospital, was a long time Board Member and Officer for Pinellas County Medical Society, and is currently Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at St. Anthony’s Hospital since 2012. She was nominated by her peers to Tampa Bay’s Best Doctor’s 2013 & 2014. She founded Women’s Care Florida – Absolute Health & Wellness in 2005. She and her husband Jon reside in St. Petersburg with their two children.
At Absolute Health and Wellness our goal is to provide exquisite medical care that encompasses the entire woman: mind, body, and soul. We are composed of a board certified female physician along with our Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse Midwives. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of many gynecological disorders, offering a wide variety of services using state-of-the-art equipment. At our mammography screening suite, we offer state of the art 3D digital technology with board certified breast imaging radiologists to interpret your screening. Fast results are reviewed personally by your OB-GYN physician. In addition to our excellent medical care, we offer massage therapy and pregnancy massage. In our medical spa, each patient is given a soft spa robe for her visit, taking out the impersonal and uncomfortable paper gowns. We also have a quieter, more relaxing waiting room for spa clients and other patients who seek a peaceful experience. We are located in St. Petersburg and easily accessible to women from Largo, Clearwater and throughout Pinellas County. Dr. Gilby specializes in treating perimenopausal and postmenopausal patiens with the newest technology and most minimally invasive techniques.