About Us

About Us



Every procedure, annual and delivery is provided by a Board Certified OB-GYN physician or Board Certifed Nurse Practitioner.

Valdosta Women’s Health Center is the ONLY local OB-GYN office staffed exclusively by female providers only.

Ellen E. Courson and The Doughty Girls

Ellen Courson, MD with Triplet Girls

Thank you for choosing our office for your obstetrical and/or gynecological care. The information on our website will give you a better understanding of our practice. We believe that the cornerstone of our success is that we strive to care for our patients with the respect, compassion & dignity that each one deserves. Please know that each member of our staff is here to assist you.

Both physicians are board certified with extensive training in the field of obstetrics and gynecology and are available to all patients to help provide additional access to care.

Our Nurse Practitioner has over 3 years experience as as a Family Health Nurse Practitioner.

We encourage you to maintain a relationship with your family physician or internist for non-gynecological health concerns.

Our Services

  • Obstetrics: Healthy Pregnancy, High Risk Pregnancy
  • Gynecology: Infertility, Surgery, Routine preventative health care, Gynecological problems
  • Laboratory Services
  • Ultrasound: 2-D, 3-D, & 4-D scans now available in our office

Telephone Calls

Our office phone is answered from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (Monday through Thursday) and 8:30 am to 1:00 pm on Fridays. Feel free to call our office with any questions that you may have. Please make non-emergency calls during our office hours when your records are readily available.

Every telephone call is answered by one of our staff members during office hours. You do not have to listen or speak to a machine.
If you have an emergency, please hang up and dial 911 or go to the emergency room at South Georgia Medical Center.

Office Hours and Appointments

Our office visits are by appointment only and are scheduled Monday throught Friday. We accept walk-in appointments but are subject to the schedule and availability of that day.

Annual examinations and PAP smears may be scheduled in advance to meet your scheduling needs. We make every effort to honor time commitments; however, obstetrical deliveries or other emergencies may cause delays. Your appointment may be rescheduled if the delay causes an inconvenience to you.

Medical Records

All medical records are strictly confidential. Your health information will not be discussed with others unless you have given us written permission. No records will be released without your authorization form signed by you.