Welcome to Tidewater Physicians for Women

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Tidewater Physicians for Women is a division of Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care with offices in Virginia Beach and Norfolk, Virginia.

Our practice takes comprehensive care to a higher level with a large team of experienced and qualified physicians, nurse practitioners, and two licensed counselors.

We offer well woman exams, family planning, preconception counseling, early pregnancy assessment, maternity care, and expert diagnosis and treatment of problems in the reproductive system.

Our licensed counselors are available to any of our patients. They offer help for many types of challenges such as postpartum depression, anxiety, anger, and stress.

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About Our Practice

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  • Kelsey L. Arbogast

  • Siobhan M. Bertolino

  • Colleen M. Connor

  • Laurie U. De Grand

  • Arlene J. Fontanares

  • Mary E. Kownack

  • Melanie McDowell

  • Frank G Morgan

  • Charles A. Wilkes

  • Kathleen D. Brown

  • Heather M. Hallberg

  • Gretchen Jones

  • Courtney E. Michels

  • Patricia Peters

  • Paige Shabro


We Provide The Following Services

  • Obstetrics + Reproduction
  • Pregnancy Care and Delivery
  • Contraception
  • Ultrasound and Imaging
  • Gynecology + Wellness
  • Annual Exams
  • Menopause
  • Other

Tidewater Physicians for Women : Virginia Beach

  • Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Tidewater Physicians for Women : Norfolk

  • Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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    Patient Reviews

    Overall patient rating for Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care:

    Annual Well Woman Exam

    Rita was a delight to talk too

    Annual Well Woman Exam

    Patty is very helpful in answering any questions I have. Love this whole office staff, everyone is very welcoming!


    Great personal interactions and everything was on time and smooth

    Annual Well Woman Exam

    1. Wait time wasn’t bad 2. Receptionist was cordial 3. Dr. Pirkle bedside was great for me! Removed her mask to smile & greet me. Welcomed me to her office for consultation. Closed with next years visit , unless I needed her sooner.

    Annual Well Woman Exam

    Julie was awesome!!! She talked with me about my ultrasound I had before my appointment with her and did my exam and pap. She gave me great information concerning my needs and answered all questions I had!!

    Pelvic Pain

    Very informative and I was very comfortable.

    Menopause Management / Education

    Dr Fish took the time to listen to my concerns and discuss alternatives given my somewhat unique situation. I never felt like her hand was on the doorknob.


    Staff is very friendly. They make you feel comfortable during your test.

    Annual Well Woman Exam

    Great staff. Registration process very smooth. Team very personable

    Gynecological Exams

    Dr, Parson is personable, kind and a great communicator. I adore her as a person! I’ve been her patient for many years and will continue to be!

    Annual Well Woman Exam

    Ms. Dukes was very nice & explained everything to me that was going to be happening. Asked lots of questions to make sure i was on the right track w my health & life. Testing was done same day & i got the results back within 3 days & was treated the day i got results.


    Staff was olive and efficient. No waiting.

    Pap Smear

    I just love Dr Long. She’s so easy to talk to and explains things extremely well. Her nurse is also very personable and thorough.

    Annual Well Woman Exam

    Very comfortable with her

    Breast Exam

    Very nice, comforting,

    Annual Well Woman Exam

    First visit with Helene Newman, PA. She was very personal and through. Will recommend to friends looking for a new physician.

    Annual Well Woman Exam

    Nell is great. She is professional and kind and listens to pt concerns.

    Gynecological Problem Visit

    great workers. patient with you.


    The tech really helped ease my nerves and explained the procedure to me.

    Gynecological Ultrasound / Sonogram

    I love Ms, Rita. She is very professional, I’m comfortable with her, she answers all my questions.