Dr. Holly Puritz, MD
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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female

Group For Women 880 Kempsville Rd Ste 2200 Norfolk VA 23502 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

I love the long term relationships I have with my patients and caring for them through all phases of their lives. It is a privilege to do the work I do and I consider myself very lucky to love my chosen profession. I"m now delivering the babies of "babies" I delivered!! - its a wonderful experience.

Biography

I have been in private practice for almost 30 years and feel privileged to take care of my patients. I have also tried to be an advocate for women and women's health issues by working on the state and national level with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology the Virginia Department of Health on many important issues including infant mortality, the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship, and patient safety issues. I also work with the Sentara Quailty Care Network to find innovative ways to improve patient care.

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Dr. Puritz's Reviews

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based on 24 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Puritz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Norfolk, VA |
Dr. Puritz is an amazing doctor! She takes her time with her patients, explains things very clearly and is focused on her patients needs. The staff is very courteous and listens to patients issues and concerns when scheduling an appointment or waiting in the waiting room. I would 100% recommend Dr. Puritz and her medical staff to everyone!
in Portsmouth, VA |
All the clinicians in this practice, no matter which location my appts have been scheduled, have always been friendly, professional and highly knowledgeable. No matter what I am going through, whether they identify with my plait or not, I always know they care and are empathic. Dr. Puritz is one of the best physicians around. I feel she & her staff do everything within their power to help me live a happy and healthy life. Which in turn makes my husband a very happy man. Thank you to TGFW
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I have been in private practice for almost 30 years and feel privileged to take care of my patients. I have also tried to be an advocate for women and women's health issues by working on the state and national level with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology the Virginia Department of Health on many important issues including infant mortality, the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship, and patient safety issues. I also work with the Sentara Quailty Care Network to find innovative ways to improve patient care.

Dr. Puritz's Care Philosophy

I love the long term relationships I have with my patients and caring for them through all phases of their lives. It is a privilege to do the work I do and I consider myself very lucky to love my chosen profession. I"m now delivering the babies of "babies" I delivered!! - its a wonderful experience.

Dr. Puritz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts University

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Med College Of Hampton Roads

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    Tufts University

    Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Prenatal Care

Procedures Performed

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Amniocentesis
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In-Office Endometrial Ablation
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair