Holly S. Puritz

Holly S. Puritz, MD

Overall patient rating:

Book Appointment The Group for Women

Languages Spoken By This Provider:

English

Accepts New Patients

Telehealth Appointments Available

The Group for Women: Norfolk 1

250 W. Brambleton Avenue
Suite 202
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: (757) 466-6350 Fax: (757) 466-9262

The Group for Women: Chesapeake

300 Medical Parkway 23320
Suite 308
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: (757) 466-6350 Fax: (757) 466-9262

The Group for Women: Norfolk 2

880 Kempsville Road
Suite 2200
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: (757) 466-6350 Fax: (757) 466-9262

Education

Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Internship: Med College Of Hampton Roads

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

Memberships & Societies

Past Chair for the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

Hospital Affiliations

Sentara Leigh Hospital

Dr. Holly S. Puritz has been in private practice since 1987 with the Group for Women and still loves delivering babies.

She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed residency in OB/GYN at Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she is on the Clinical Faculty. She is President of her practice, a position she has held since 2007. She is the immediate past Chair for the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecologists and is on multiple national committees for ACOG. Currently she is serving as Vice Chair for the statewide Sentara Quality Care Network and is beginning a 4 year appointment to the Virginia Board of Health. She is an advocate for women’s health at the state and national level.

Dr. Puritz was recognized by the Medical Society of Virginia in 2013 with a Salute to Service Award for her statewide work with the March of Dimes and the Virginia Hospital Association in successful effort to help all maternity hospitals limit early elective inductions. She has lectured nationally and contributed a book chapter on patient safety and starting a safety program at community hospitals. She has recently been honored with ACOG’s district IV Outstanding Faculty Award and has been Top Doc in Hampton Roads for the last 10 years. Dr. Puritz was reappointed to the Virginia State Board of Health in 2020.

She and her husband, Dr. Steve Wohlgemuth, have a son and a daughter, both of whom have followed their parents into the health field.

Patient Reviews

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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.

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!

Gynecological Problem Visit

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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.

Annual Well Woman Exam

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Annual Well Woman Exam

My experience with this practice was unbelievable.. right the the moment I walked up to check in.. the staff was so friendly to everyone around me.appointment time was right on schedule,no waiting. Dr. Puritz was the most kind,Considerate ,attentive doctor. Dr. Puritz made it her goal to make me feel very comfortable in being there. This doctor is a Angel

Annual Well Woman Exam

Very polite staff. Minimal wait time. Great doc!

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Puritz has been my OB/GYN physician for over 30 years. She is the very best in her field. Her knowledge and expertise in her field are unmatched, and her warm personality puts her patients at ease. Simply said, Dr. Puritz is the very best of the best.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Professional, friendly. Atmosphere

Childbirth / Labor & Delivery

The team is always pleasant when I arrive. Dr. Puritz is beyond amazing and is always sure to build a connection with her patients.

Lab Work

Amazing—- kind, and no pain! I am so thoroughly happy with this practice so far! It is my first time and I’m so pleased!

Office Visit / Follow-up

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Blood Draw

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Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Dr. Puritz is the absolute best. Very knowledgeable and wonderful bedside manner. Her nurse, Felicia, is amazing! She is always there with a smile and is just a delight to interact with. The clerical staff is incredibly helpful and never seem too rushed or busy for a little small talk. I recommend this practice to everyone who I know that is looking for OB/GYN care.

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"Dr Purtiz has been my doctor my sister’s doctor and my daughter’s doctor and I can say enough about how wonderful she has been to all of us. We will miss her"

Pap Smear

"Dr. Puritz is one of the most kind and compassionate physicians I know. She is personable, ensures all your questions are answered and never fails to ask about the family.\nI have been seeing her for over 30 years and she is beyond phenomenal. I will miss her greatly as she heads into retirement."

Pessary Insertion / Removal

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Blood Draw

"Dr. Puritz is hands down the best doctor in the world. Her son, Zachary is her only runner up!!! I have not successfully completed a pap smear without anesthesia since 2004 and during my recent visit I was able to do it without any drugs!!"

Annual Well Woman Exam

"Dr Puritz is very thorough and friendly. I will miss her when she retires."

Annual Well Woman Exam

"Dr. Puritz is an amazing provider and human being! She makes you feel truly seen and heard and cares about her patients. Also her Pap smears are so quick and painless you don't even realize it's done . "

Gynecological Exams

"On schedule, friendly and efficient check-in, great doctor"

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New Patient Visit

"Dr. Pruitz was nice and comfortable "

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

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Colposcopy

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Pap Smear

"She was very through and took the time to answer all my questions. Very kind and friendly. She made me me feel uncomfortable! "

Annual Well Woman Exam

"Dr. Puritz embodies all the qualities that make an OBGYN appointment a pleasant and valued experience for a woman. ..genuinely caring, most capable, and a true listener and problem solver. Until I became her patient, I looked with dread on the annual appointment. I will miss her. "

Annual Well Woman Exam

"Dr. Puritz is kind and personable. She doesn\u2019t rush you. And she listens to you."

Gynecological Exams

"Dr. Puritz has always been a very kind and gentle doctor who takes her time with us. I always feel valued when I see her."

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Puritz is a very caring and compassionate OB/GYN.

Gynecological Exams

"Well run practice, comfortable with staff & doctor, efficient & personable visit."

Breast Exam

"Dr Puritz is patient, kind and very thorough."