OBGYN Staff

All professionals at Premiere Obgyn maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training. 

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

 Dr. Joanne Richards

Dr. Joanne Richards

Pembroke Pines, FL OBGYN Doctor

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She received her BA from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire in 1985. She continued her studies at Columbia University in New York and received her Doctorate in Medicine in 1989. Dr. Richards completed her residency at Presbyterian Hospital Medical Center in 1993. She was Board Certified in 1990 and received her American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Certification in 1995. She is passionate and caring and continues to advance her knowledge and certificates in the most current technology including robotics. Dr. Richards provides minimally invasive surgery along with in-office procedures. Dr. Richards' has a patient following from the Orlando area to Key West and Fort Meyers as well as international patients who come to the United States to receive care with her. Patient care and quality are Dr. Richards most valued virtues.


Dr. Emilio Blanco

Dr. Emilio Blanco

Pembroke Pines, FL OBGYN Doctor

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He received his BA from the University Of Miami, Florida in 1991. Dr. Blanco was eager to continue his studies at, Universidad Central del Caribe, in Bayamon, Providence Rhode Island. He received his Doctorate in Medicine in 1995. Dr. Blanco completed his residency in 1999 from Tulane University Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Gynecology and Obstetrics. Dr. Blanco also provides minimally invasive surgery along with in-office procedures. He is certified in robotics as well and continues to remain up to date on the most current technology and procedures. Dr. Blanco has a large patient following from Miami to Northern Florida as well as international women that come to the United States to receive care prenatal care and beyond with him. He values and prides himself on personalized, compassionate care.


 Dr. Naomi Ufberg

Dr. Naomi Ufberg

Pembroke Pines, FL OBGYN Doctor

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She received her BA from New York University in 2004 and a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley in 2006. She went on to continue her studies at Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University where she received her MD in 2010.Dr. Ufberg completed her residency in OB/GYN at the Hofstra North Shore/LIJSchool of Medicine. She received the award for excellence in teaching and education and is passionate about educating women from the teen years through childbearing years and on through menopause; helping them to understand and take charge of their reproductive health. Along with this Dr. Ufberg maintains a unique interest in global women’s health, and in providing care to underserved populations, both in the US and abroad. Her commitment to these efforts led her to spend time in international clinics in various countries including Haiti, Thailand, El Salvador, and Guatemala. Dr. Ufberg is committed to creating a comfortable and open environment for her patients to receive comprehensive care. Dr. Ufberg is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and joins us from private practice in New York City.


Dr. Simone West

Dr. Simone West

Pembroke Pines, FL OBGYN Doctor

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She received her Bachelors of Health Science from the University of Florida in 2006. Dr. West continued her studies at George Washington University in Washington D.C. where she received her Doctorate of Medicine in 2013. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida Health - Jacksonville in 2017. Dr. West has returned to Broward County after residency to continue providing excellent and compassionate care to the women in the community in which she was raised. Dr. West is passionate about women's health and excited to provide patient-centered care to women of all ages.


Office Gynecology

 Dr. Louis Collazo

Dr. Louis Collazo

Pembroke Pines, FL OBGYN Doctor

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He received his BA from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1980. Dr. Collazo continued his education at the University of Miami and received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1984. He is Board Certified in Gynecology and Obstetrics. He completed his residency at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC in 1988. Dr. Collazo has a compassionate, personal way that he connects with his patients. He offers natural alternatives to pharmaceuticals when appropriate and continues to keep apprised of all the most current technology and guidelines.


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Office Hours
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed