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Meet Our Physicians

Robert Ashmore, MD

Robert Ashmore, MD

Robert Ashmore, M.D., a founding partner of North Florida Women's Care, grew up in Tallahassee.  He graduated from Leon High School and attended Florida State University on a football scholarship.  He was on the team that played in the first Fiesta Bowl.  Dr. Ashmore is an active member of The Seminole Boosters Club and The Florida State University Varsity Club.  He graduated from The University of Florida Medical School and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Riverside Hospital, Newport News, Virginia.  Dr. Ashmore is board certified and a member of American Medical Association and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  Dr. Ashmore is an avid reader and enjoys travelling with his family.  Riding his trustworthy Tennessee Walker in the mountains of southwestern Colorado is a favorite pastime.  He is involved in humanitarian efforts, wildlife conservation, and historical preservation. He and his wife, Dianne, have been married for 43 years. She is a graduate of Florida State University and has taught in the Leon County Public School system. They have three children. Amy Frances Ashmore Ph.D. Kinesiologist, Emily Dianne Ashmore M.D. Vitreoretinal Surgeon, and Justin Robert Ashmore M.D. Hospitalist.

Dr. Ashmore is available for Gynecology patients.


A.J. Brickler III, MD

A.J. Brickler III, MD

A.J. Brickler III, M.D., a Tallahassee native, received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University and his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine. He completed his medical training in 1986, where he served as Administrative Chief Resident at Howard Hospital, and went into private practice. Dr. Brickler is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has served as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and as Chief of Medical Staff at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Dr. Brickler served as Honorary Chairman for the March of Dimes Program from 1998 to 2003 and was awarded The March of Dimes Mission Possible Award in 2003. He is a member of the American Medical Association, National Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, and Capital Medical Society, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and American Fertility Society. Dr. Brickler was recognized by Consumers Research Council of America as one of "America's Top Ob/Gyn's". He is currently a member of the clinical faculty of the Florida State University College of Medicine and the TMH Family Medicine Program. Dr. Brickler enjoys flying and photography and is an avid runner. He enjoys most of all spending time with his wife Mildred, a graduate of Duke University, with a degree in Physical Therapy and their two sons, Alex and David.  Dr. Brickler and his family are members of Trinity United Presbyterian Church.

Dr. Brickler is available for both Obstetrical and Gynecology patients.


Arthur Clements, MD, PhD

Arthur Clements, MD, PhD

Arthur Clements, M.D., Ph.D., is a native of Tallahassee, where his father also practiced obstetrics and gynecology for over 40 years.  Dr. Clements received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida and his Ph.D. from Florida State University in Nutritional Biochemistry.  He completed his medical training at the University of Monterrey and residency at Tulane University where he received the Dr. Lee and Dr. Bohm teaching award and served as the Administrative Chief Resident at Charity Hospital.  Dr. Clements has served as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.  He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the District 12 Section 1 Chair of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  He is a member of the American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Florida Obstetrics and Gynecology Society, Capital Medical Society, Conrad Collins Society New Orleans, and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.  Dr. Clements’ public service included being appointed by a member to the Florida Cabinet to serve as the state of Florida OB/GYN representative to the Neurological Injury Compensation Association, which administers funds to care for neurologically injured babies.  He also volunteers his professional time to serve as a board member of the Florida Obstetrics and Gynecologic Society, where he is the past President.  He serves on the faculty of Florida State University Medical School as the Education Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  He has been recognized as one of Americas Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  Dr. Clements enjoys the outdoor activities North Florida has to offer.  He and his wife, Patricia Clements, Ph.D., have two outstanding daughters, Claire and Meredith.

Dr. Clements is available for Gynecology patients.


David J. Dixon, DO

David J. Dixon, DO

David J. Dixon, D.O., is originally from Mobile, Alabama and was raised in the Gulf Shores area.  He received his undergraduate degree in Zoology from Auburn University and then attended Osteopathic Medical School Nova-Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, where he earned his degree in Osteopathic Medicine.  He graduated with honors and was a member of Psi Sigma Alpha, the national osteopathic honor society.  Dr. Dixon then completed an internship at Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, before beginning his training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tulane University in New Orleans.  While attending Tulane University, Dr. Dixon served as Administrative Chief Resident where he received multiple awards for excellence; including the Isadore Dyer Award for teaching excellence and the Hiram W.K. Baston Award for outstanding residency performance.  Dr. Dixon is board certified and a member of the clinical faculty of the Florida State University College of Medicine.  He is also a member of the American Medical Association, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Florida Obstetrics and Gynecologic Society, the American Osteopathic Association and the Capital Medical Society.  He has been with North Florida Women’s Care since August 2003.  Dr. Dixon is married and has two children.  He spends much of his free time fishing and enjoying coastal activities.

Dr. Dixon is available for both Obstetrical and Gynecology patients.


Alex Franz, MD

Alex Franz, MD

Alex Franz, M.D., is a native of Marianna, Florida. He attended Chipola Junior College before earning a B.S. degree in Chemical Science from Florida State University. He received his MD degree from the University of Florida college of Medicine in 2000. Dr. Franz completed his training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2004. While a chief resident he was recognized by the medical student body for his teaching efforts and was awarded the Outstanding Consultant Award by the department faculty.
Dr. Franz is a fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology having received his board certification in November of 2006. He is a member of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Florida Obstetrics and Gynecologic Society, the Florida Medical Association, and of the Lonnie S. Burnett Society of Middle Tennessee. He has special interests in chronic medical problems and how they affect pregnancy, diseases related to HPV infection as well as problems affecting abnormal menstruation.
Dr. Franz has 3 children. He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fly fishing, and training his bird dog, June Carter.
 

Dr. Franz is available for both Obstetrical and Gynecology patients.


Andrea K. Friall, MD

Andrea K. Friall, MD

Andrea K. Friall, M.D., is a native Floridian and received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Florida State University. She went on to study at Howard University College of Medicine for her medical degree. While at Howard, Dr. Friall was recognized for her community service and leadership. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology training at Tulane University. During her internship and residency at Tulane, she received many distinguished awards honoring her performance, service and teaching.  Locally, Dr. Friall served as the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Chair for Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare from 2004-2006. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the National Medical Association and William Gunn Society, Capital Medical Society, a past board member of the Florida Obstetrics and Gynecologic Society, the current District 12 Section 1 Vice Chair of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Current Chair of the Credentials Committee and Chair Elect for the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Medical Staff, an Associate Clinical Professor for the FSU College of Medicine, and past board member for the American Red Cross. Dr. Friall, her husband and daughter enjoy outdoor activities and traveling.

Dr. Friall is available for both Obstetrical and Gynecology patients.


Kenneth McAlpine, MD

Kenneth McAlpine, MD

Kenneth McAlpine, M.D., graduated from the University of Notre Dame where he earned his bachelor's degree in Psychology and Art. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami and served as vice-president of the Medical School Student Body. Dr. McAlpine completed his residency at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville, where he was recognized for his published research in Obstetrics & Gynecology and was elected as outstanding resident in gynecologic laparoscopy. He received two coveted Golden Apple Awards for excellence in teaching medical students at the University of Florida. He is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He is a Member of the Florida Medical Association, Capital Medical Society and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. McAlpine served as the past Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, has been recognized in America's Best Physicians, and is an associate clinical professor for the FSU College of Medicine. Dr. McAlpine enjoys playing tennis, snow and water skiing and supporting the Florida State University and Notre Dame boosters as well as the Pregnancy Help and Information Center. He and his wife, Becky, who is a graduate of Florida State University School of Nursing, have two sons and a daughter. He and his family are members of Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

Dr. McAlpine is available for both Obstetrical and Gynecology patients.


Vikki M.McKinnie, MD

Vikki M.McKinnie, MD

Vikki M. McKinnie, M.D., is from Sneads and a native Floridian.  She received her Associate of Arts degree from Chipola Junior College.  During her undergraduate career she was a recipient of the Florida Undergraduate Scholarship.  She continued her undergraduate education at the University of Florida and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science.  She graduated with highest honors in May 1997.  She received her medical degree from the University of Florida in 2001.  She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.  During her residency, she was involved in medical student education and was recognized for her teaching efforts.  She was awarded the John R. McCain, M.D. presentation for outstanding research by the South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in January 2005.  Additional recognitions given to her by the Medical University of South Carolina faculty include the Resident Research Award and the J. Marion Sims Award for Surgical Excellence.  She completed her residency training in June 2005.  She is an active member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Medical Association, Capital Medical Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.  She also serves on the clinical faculty of the Florida State University College of Medicine.  Dr. McKinnie and her husband have a daughter.

Dr. McKinnie is available for both Obstetrical and Gynecology patients.


David O'Bryan, MD

David O'Bryan, MD

David O’Bryan, M.D., is a native of Louisiana and graduated from McNeese State University where he served as President of the Student Government Association and was the student member of the Louisiana Board of Trustees for State Colleges and Universities in 1979.  He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.  Dr. O’Bryan completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa.  In 1987, he received the James M. Ingram Award for Outstanding Resident Research.  He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Capital Medical Society, Florida Obstetric and Gynecologic Society. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of the Florida State University College of Medicine where he serves as the Clerkship Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Tallahassee Regional Campus.  Dr. O’Bryan served as the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital from 1994-1998.  He has three children, Nicholas, John Paul and "Livvy" and he enjoys gardening, the Florida beaches and Cajun cooking. He is an avid Seminole sports fan, especially Seminole Football and Basketball, being a member of the Seminole Boosters as a Golden Chief. He is an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church where he serves on the church's Vestry (the leadership board) and he is a student in the Education for Ministry program, an extension program of the University of the South (Sewanee).  In the past, Dr. O’Bryan served as Vice Chairman for the Board of Directors of Holy Comforter Episcopal School, where he served as General Chairman of one of the capital campaigns for construction of additional buildings on the school's beautiful campus. All three of his children are alumni of Holy Comforter Episcopal School.

Dr. O’Bryan is available for Gynecology patients.


Lori W. Rosenberg, MD

Lori W. Rosenberg, MD

Lori Rosenberg, M.D., is originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  Dr. Rosenberg went on to receive her medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in 2000.  She was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and she also received scholastic and service awards while attending medical school.  Dr. Rosenberg completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2004.  Following her residency, she joined the faculty of the University of Alabama as a clinical instructor of OB/GYN, where she was actively involved in resident education.  She is an active member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Alpha Omega Alpha, Capital Medical Society, the American Medical Association and is affiliated with the Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Rosenberg is board certified.  She and her husband, Laurence, have two sons.  They enjoy spending time with their sons and being outdoors.

Dr. Rosenberg is available for both Obstetrical and Gynecology patients.


Christopher Sundstrom, MD

Christopher Sundstrom, MD

Christopher Sundstrom, M.D., grew up in Tallahassee and attended Maclay high school. He graduated from Florida State University Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Exercise Science and went on to attend the FSU College of Medicine. During medical school, Dr Sundstrom served as vice-president of the Medical College Council and was awarded the Golden Caduceus award for his willingness to help fellow colleagues succeed. While attending medical school, he and his wife, Beth, were also very active with the local Ronald McDonald House where they worked as night managers. Dr Sundstrom completed his residency training in Pensacola, FL at Sacred Heart Hospital where he served as the Administrative Chief Resident. Dr Sundstrom is currently board eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Medical Association. Outside of the hospital you will find him spending time with his family or building fine furniture in his workshop.

Dr. Sundstrom is available for both Obstetrical and Gynecology patients.