About Donna Hargrove, D.O. and Clinic
Donna Hargrove, D.O. is board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and an active member of The American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology and The Florida Ob & Gyn Society.
Dr. Hargrove was born in Augusta, Georgia and attended the University of Georgia where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1980.
After changing from a career in horticulture, she received her medical degree from The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996.
She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency training at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2001. During her residency she received awards in research and pathology and was honored as outstanding resident of the year in her junior year and served as Administrative Chief Resident Physician her senior year.
Dr. Hargrove has a full time private practice with Bay Gynecology in St. Petersburg, Florida where she has a focus on wellness and nutrition.
Dr. Hargrove is the Nutrition Editor for a culinary, nutrition and whole foods-based website, which she maintains with her husband and Culinary Editor, Bren Ankrum. The nutrition website is used as an educational tool for her patients and the general public.
Services offered at Women’s Care Florida/Bay Gynecology:
Annual Gynecological Exams
Reduce the risk for cervical cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, and infertility. When infections go untreated and undetected, they can lead to chronic problems.
Heart Disease Prevention
Can include an exercise, diet, and healthy lifestyle plan. Heart disease is one of the biggest killers in America, and it is one of the most preventable diseases. Implementing healthy choices can reduce the risk for heart disease.
Is important for treating and preventing disease and aging. The body must have the right kind of fuel to run on, or it will eventually break down.
Allow hormones that are unique in chemical and molecular structure to supply the body with deficient hormones.
Women suffer from testosterone deficiency, which is rarely discussed. Many women are even unaware that they have testosterone or that it is their major hormone. Testosterone deficiency causes decreased sex drive, loss of muscle tone, mental fog, irritability and decreased energy levels.
Can help to supply nutritional insufficiencies, and may help the cells and body to function better. Some nutrients cannot be obtained in sufficient amounts from foods and need to be supplemented.