Dr. Tim Baird is originally from the Gulf coast of Texas.
College: University of Texas, Austin, TX, Biology B.A, 1975
Graduate School: University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, M.P.H., 1976
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, M.D., 1980
Residency: University of Florida Jacksonville Health Education Program, Jacksonville, FL, OB/GYN, 1984
Board Certified: Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1986
Tag Line: Bringing Science to the Art of Obstetrics(TM)
Dr. Tim Baird moved to Jacksonville in 1980 and completed his residency in OB/GYN in 1984. He has been in private practice since that time practicing at multiple hospitals including Memorial Hospital, Baptist Hospital Downtown, St. Luke’s Hospital, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, St.Vincent’s Southside, and Baptist South. He has held teaching positions at the University of Florida (Jacksonville campus) and at the Mayo Clinic where he was Chair of the Obstetrics division and educator in Family Practice. He has special interests in medical gynecology, benign gynecologic surgery, perimenopausal and menopausal issues, hormone replacement therapy, and gynecologic ultrasound. He has a special interest in the medical device industry and has founded Intrapartum, LLC. Intrapartum, LLC is dedicated to “Bringing Science to the Art of Obstetrics” by developing technologies to accurately assess cervical dilatation in pregnancy.
Dr. Baird has been married since 1980. His wife is a Physician Assistant in Dermatology. His daughter holds two Masters Degrees in Christian Counseling and Religions and Cultures. She resides in New Mexico and is married with two sons.
Dr. Baird enjoys staying fit, playing tennis and golf, improving as an amateur chef, traveling, and grassroots politics.
Dr. Sharon Desmarais is originally from Rhode Island but was raised in Jacksonville.
College: University of Florida, Biological and Medical Sciences B.S., 1998
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, M.D., 2002
Residency: Orlando Regional Medical Center, OB-GYN, 2006
Board Certified: Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2008
Dr. Desmarais’s special interests include minimally invasive surgery and adolescent medicine. She is a member of the American Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons. She has been practicing OB/GYN in Jacksonville since 2006.
Dr. Desmarais enjoys traveling, running, home improvement projects, and supporting the Florida Gators. Her favorite pastime is spending time with her husband and two terrific children.
Dr. Amy Wrennick is a native Floridian, originally from central Florida. She is now glad to call Jacksonville her home.
College: University of Florida with B.A. Summa Cum Laude in Psychology, 1996
Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine, MD, 2001
Residency: University of Texas Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital Program, 2005
Board Certified: Board Certification by American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2007
In addition to comprehensive obstetric services, her special interests include minimally invasive gynecologic procedures, contraception, adolescent medicine and care of women through life transitions.
Dr. Wrennick has been practicing in the Jacksonville area since 2005. She is married with two children and a yellow Labrador retriever named Oscar. Dr. Wrennick enjoys spending time with her family, leisure reading, travel and periodically fits in a half marathon.
Dr. Sarah Campbell Austin is a native of Macon, Georgia, but has been in Jacksonville since 2006.
College: Florida State University, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Cum Laude, 2001
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, MD, 2006
Residency: University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida 2010
Board Certified: Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013
Dr. Austin takes an individualized approach to patients, with application of current literature from evidence based medicine. Her professional interests include the full range of obstetrics, minimally invasive surgery, preventive care, and contraception. She has been practicing with Women’s Physicians of Jacksonville since 2010.
Dr. Austin is married with two children. She enjoys travelling, yoga, and cooking, and is an avid reader.
Dr. Mera Keenan is originally from Detroit, Michigan.
College: University of Michigan, B.A. in Cultural Anthropology, 2008
Masters: Georgetown University, M.S. in Physiology, 2009
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, MD, 2013
Residency: Orlando Regional Medical Center, OB/GYN, 2017
Dr Keenan is proficient in performing minimally invasive surgery including robotic surgery and has received extensive training in high-risk pregnancies.
She enjoys playing soccer, Crossfit, and participating in international medical relief programs.
Dr. Nicole Melanson is originally from Texas but was raised in central Florida.
College: University of Florida, B.S. Summa Cum Laude in Microbiology, 2012
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, M.D., 2016
Residency: University of Virginia, OB-GYN, 2020
Dr. Melanson is certified in the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery and is proficient in performing minimally invasive surgery including robotic surgery. Her professional interests also include a wide breadth of obstetrics, including high risk obstetrics and preventative medicine. She is passionate about using evidence based medicine in her practice.
She recently moved to Jacksonville in 2020 with her identical twin sister and their Shih-Poo puppy, Charlie. In her free time she enjoys the beach, spending time with her family/puppy, running and working out.
Brittany Kelly, ARNP is originally from rural Virginia and moved to Jacksonville with her husband in 2014.
College: University of Virginia, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2007
Graduate School: Georgetown University, Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner, 2012
Brittany’s special interests include obstetrical care, health promotion and education, and prevention and management of sexually transmitted infections.
Brittany’s passions include fitness, nutrition (cooking plant-based meals), and travel.