Sheila S Devanesan, MDObstetrics and Gynecology
As a recognized area expert in health issues related to antepartum and postpartum weight gain and childhood obesity complications, Dr. Devanesan developed “Fit4All Moms,” a community program dedicated to the health and fitness of moms-to-be and their babies. As the principal investigator for All Children’s recently awarded Healthy Start Federal grant, Dr. Devanesan spearheaded All Children’s effort to continue outreach in South St. Petersburg. Collaborating with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County, Dr. Devanesan led All Children’s grant request designed to improve health outcomes for women, infants and families in under-served populations, as well as reduce racial and ethnic disparities and facilitate access to comprehensive health and social services. Dr. Devanesan has been active in graduate medical education training at local hospitals. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
She also is an active member of the American Medical Association. Her areas of special interest include research into Maternal Child Health Issues, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (including DaVinci robotic procedures), urogynecology, and adolescent gynecology.
- Obstetrics and Gynecology - Primary - Board Certified
- Residency: University of South Florida - 2001
- Internship: University of South Florida
- Graduate Degree: Doctor Of Medicine - University of South Florida - 1997
- St. Petersburg General Hospital