We treat all of our patients the way we would want to be treated!

Lakewood Ranch Obstetrics & Gynecology physicians and support staff offer a full range of obstetric and gynecologic clinical services to women throughout their lives. Wherever you are in your life, we are here to meet your individual healthcare needs. From the first gynecology visit to menopause, our experts care for women of all ages.

We provide comprehensive, expert obstetric and gynecologic care in a warm and personalized environment. Whether you are in need of annual check-ups, pregnancy care or help with a gynecologic concern that requires medical or surgical management, we will work closely with you to address your questions and provide care and options that are right for you.

Jennifer L. Swanson


Dr. Swanson is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Originally from north of Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. Swanson earned her undergraduate degree in Biology at Boston College and then her Medical Degree from MCP/Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.

She completed her residency at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Temple University Clinical Campus in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Swanson loves to travel, play tennis, ski, and spend time with husband, John and two young children, Collin and Sophia.

Dr. Swanson is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Florida State University College of Medicine.

Anna Soendker


Dr. Soendker is board certified OB/GYN.

A native of Belarus, Dr. Soendker completed her medical degree at Grodno State Medical University. While studying in Germany, she met her husband, Nathan, and later immigrated to the United States. Dr. Soendker trained at Covenant Medical Center in Saginaw, Michigan and the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.

Dr. Soendker provides obstetrical and gynecological care to patients of all ages. She is trained in minimally invasive and robotic surgery.

She has practiced in Kansas City area for 5 years prior to moving to Sarasota.

A mother of four, she enjoys spending time with her family. She loves skiing, sailing, knitting, learning foreign languages and traveling the world.

Tracy L. Grathwohl


Tracy is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner who earned her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida and continued on to obtain her Master of Nursing degree from the University of Tampa. She is board certified as an Adult/Gerontology Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. As a member of both Sarasota and Manatee Counties Nurse Practitioner Associations she has developed a strong network of colleagues and has kept current with new developments in the medical field. She has also been a clinical Instructor for State College of Florida.

Working in Women’s Health for the past 15 years, Tracy has gained a vast array of experience in all aspects of women’s health. Her background in Obstetrics includes Labor and Delivery, along with Post-Partum care of new mothers and babies.

Tracy has lived in the community for over thirty years. She and her husband have raised their three children in Manatee County. She is proud to have the opportunity to be serving the women of the community she calls home.

Kerry Williams


As a passionate advocate for women’s health, Kerry brings a wealth of experience and dedication to her role as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She has a diverse background in nursing, most recently as operating room clinical lead for GYN Surgeries at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Her career began as a postpartum nurse caring for new moms and their babies. Kerry possesses a deep understanding of the complexities of women’s healthcare across various stages of life.

Kerry is a second career nurse having first worked in corporate education. Volunteer work with the American Heart Association, Arthritis Foundation, American Red Cross and Multiple Sclerosis Society led her to pursue nursing where she found her passion for women’s health. Kerry earned a Master of Science in Nursing-Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from Duke University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Charleston Southern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from West Chester University.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Kerry enjoys pilates, strength training, traveling with her husband Matt, and keeping up with her two children. She is a proud military mom. She herself is a “government brat” and has lived all over the East Coast. Her personal experiences as a wife and mother enrich her practice, fostering empathy and understanding in her interactions with patients.

Jill Edwards


Jill started her career as a labor and delivery nurse. She received her bachelors degree in nursing and began working in labor and delivery as a new graduate. She continued to work in labor and delivery for 11 years and then started her midwifery career. She has been a Certified Nurse Midwife since 2004. She received her midwifery education and masters degree from Philadelphia University. She is a member of The American College of Nurse Midwives and is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board. She enjoys working with women in all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology, particularly the adolescent patient. She enjoys educating patients on healthy lifestyle choices, preventative healthcare screenings and she provides compassionate, holistic care to each patient. Guiding and educating women through their pregnancy to delivery is her passion. Jill has extensive experience in both medicated and natural births. She considers herself blessed to be a part of such an intimate and life changing experience with her patients. She has gained vast expertise in the area of women’s health throughout her career.

Jill enjoys spending time with her family here in Florida , Michigan and in the suburbs of Chicago. She moved from the Chicago suburbs to the Sunshine state in 2015 and enjoys the beach, swimming, photography, traveling and her terrier sidekick

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Our Main Office:

8340 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Suite 140
Bradenton, FL 34202
Next To LWR Medical Center

Our Satellite Office:

1617 South Tuttle Ave, Suite 1A
Sarasota, FL 34239