Can I Pay my bill online?
We are currently not set up for online bill-pay at this point. We do accept checks and major credit cards.
Do all of the providers practice at the beach office?
Yes. Our doctors usually rotate one day per week at the beach office. The schedule is variable.
Do you have more than one location?
Yes. Our primary location is in Panama City. However, we also have an office just west of Hwy 79 on Back Beach Road. Also, as of May, 2009, we have been seeing patients in the Gulf County Health Dept. facility. We rotate our doctors there every 2 weeks. We are there every other Wednesday.
Is Yoga OK during pregnancy?
Yoga is one of the best things you can do for your body while you are pregnant. If you have never done yoga, it is recommended that you take a pregnancy yoga class to get you started. Yoga For You
located at 2629 23rd Street, has prenatal yoga classes at 5:15 PM on mondays. If you prefer to use a yoga video, we recommend the Gaiam Prenatal DVD
, which can be ordered through Amazon. It is usually available at Target as well. If you don't want to spend any money, here are a couple of links on youtube with great prenatal yoga sequences.Yoga video part one Yoga video part two
Do any of the providers deliver, operate, or see patients at Bay Medical Center?
No. Emerald Coast OB/GYN chooses to exclusively use Gulf Coast Medical Center for childbirth care. Gulf Coast Hospital is the only hospital in the area that has a neonatal intensive care unit. The physicians also have privileges at Panama City Surgery Center for outpatient procedures.
Do you have recommendations for professional pictures of my baby?
We recommend the following photographers who you will find do a fantastic job.Melody Finlaw Photography
850-235-1557 (The baby on the website rotating banner was taken by Melody Finlaw)
I lost my booklet given to me at my first OB visit, how can I obtain another one?
Our book is available on our website for download in PDF format
. You can also purchase another copy of the book at our office for $8.
Are there smoking cessation classes available at Emerald Coast OB/GYN?
Yes. Beginning May 21st, 2012, classes will be available free of charge on Mondays from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. If you are interested, please let us know so we can sign you up. You can also call 1-877-848-6696 for more information