Arlene J. Fontanares

Arlene J. Fontanares, MD

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Languages Spoken By This Provider:

English, Spanish

Accepts New Patients

Telehealth Appointments Available

Tidewater Physicians for Women : Virginia Beach

828 Healthy Way #330
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 461-3890 Fax: (757) 467-0301

Tidewater Physicians for Women : Norfolk

844 Kempsville Road #208
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: (757) 461-3890 Fax: (757) 461-0836

Education

Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Internship: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Undergraduate School: University of Virginia

Board Certifications

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

Sentara Leigh Hospital

Arlene J. Fontanares, MD, graduated from the University of Virginia, then went on to earn her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She stayed at Eastern Virginia Medical School for her internship and residency, and is proud to continue to serve as a member of their clinical faculty. Dr. Fontanares is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Fontanares thrives in the field of obstetrics and gynecology where she loves delivering babies and has a special interest in helping adolescents as they make their transition into the world of women’s health care. In addition to teaching adolescents about their reproductive health, Dr. Fontanares focuses on preventive care for all women by encouraging annual well woman exams.

As a native of Hampton Roads, Dr. Fontanares is happy to live in the area with her husband and two sons. In her free time, she enjoys knitting, reading, photography, and traveling. She’s also fluent in Philippine dialects.

Patient Reviews

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

Pessary Insertion / Removal

Dr. Puritz has an unusual and positive way of connecting with a patient that is comforting and professional and humorous, when appropriate.

Pap Smear

Dr Kemp and staff very nice, personable and professional.

Birth Control Consultation

Dr. Kemp makes each visit fast, comfortable, professional and knowledgeable. Have no reason to go anywhere else.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Everyone in the office is very personable and friendly. I've never had a bad experience in the decades I've been seen at the office. Absolutely love my doctor!

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Great staff and visit

Annual Well Woman Exam

Ashley cares about her patients. She is very kind and helpful.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr listened and provided objective feedback; no long waiting periods between visit transitions (check in, consult, room wait, well visit and conversation).

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Harris-Proctor was very friendly. She made me feel at eased. She has a very gentle spirit. Dr. Harris-Proctor was very informative. She listened and explained things that you could understand. I would highly recommend Dr. Harris-Proctor.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Have been Dr. Hughes patient for many years. He found Uterine cancer some years ago . I had a hysterectomy and that took of the problem. He really listens to his patients.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Dixon and her team are extrmely punctual. They let you know exactly what you're doing and they lead you to where you need to go. Dr. Dixon herself is extremely friendly and knows her knowledge and she educates me when I ask questions and does not judge.

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Dr took the time to explain options and ask me questions to understand my issues and concerns.

Treatment / Procedure

Always professional and takes time to explain procedures

Colposcopy

Dr Davis and her staff were extremely receptive to my concerns. Everyone put me at ease. Dr Davis was very thorough in her explanation of the procedure as well as throughout the procedure.

Gynecological Exams

Dr. Puritz is thorough. Only a patient for a few years but really like her as my doctor. I could talk to her about anything. Hate to see her retire for selfish reasons.

OB Care

Great customer service experience.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Lindner is always knowledgeable, and compassionate. Always asks what we need and listens without rushing.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Well informed about my present condition by Dr. Davis.Very satisfied.

Annual Well Woman Exam

[Highly satisfied] Because I've been going to Maria for years. She has the best bed side manners. Always answers my questions. Explains what she is doing before time. Generally considered about me and how I feeling. I would recommend her to family and friends. I won't see any other person.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Stockmaster was very thorough and informative. I feel very satisfied with the information I received.

Pap Smear

I’ve been coming to Dr. Dausch for years now and was very pleased with her from day one. She took the time to listen to things/concerns I had at any time. The professionalism is beyond any dr that I’ve had.