Pamela Cates-Smith, MD, FACOG, joined Orlando Health Physician Associates in 2009. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Cates-Smith provides comprehensive healthcare for women throughout all stages of life.

Dr. Cates-Smith earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, and completed her residency at Orlando Health.

Dr. Cates-Smith has a special interest in adolescent obstetrics, and specializes in minimally invasive surgery. In addition to her work with Orlando Health Physician Associates, Dr. Cates-Smith also teaches in the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies residency program.

Dr. Cates-Smith was awarded the Patient’s Choice Award from 2010 to 2013. She was voted “Most Compassionate Doctor” in 2012. Dr. Cates-Smith was also named “Woman of Year” in 2013 by the National Association of Professional Women. She is a fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the National Association of Professional Women, Florida Medical Association and American Medical Association. Dr. Cates-Smith also serves on the True Life Choice (TLC) Women’s Center Advisory Board.


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