Orlando Health Expands Care for Women in Winter Park With Addition of New Physician


Orlando, FL (April 7, 2022) -- Orlando Health Physician Associates is pleased to introduce its newest women's health provider, Jessica Auffant, MD. A board-certified OB-GYN, Dr. Auffant has been caring for women in Central Florida for over 14 years, but officially begins her tenure at the Orlando Health Women's Pavilion - Winter Park this week.

Among her many areas of expertise, Dr. Auffant specializes in high-risk obstetrical care, adolescent gynecology, family planning, menstrual disorders and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

She joins Dr. Meredith Watson Locklear in Winter Park and is now accepting new patients at 1111 W. Fairbanks Ave. (2nd Floor), Suite 220, Winter Park, FL 32789.

Dr. Auffant earned her medical degree from Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee. Her obstetrics and gynecology residency was completed at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies, where she served as chief resident. She received her bachelor's degree in microbiology and cell science from the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she graduated cum laude.

To make an appointment, please call (407) 635-3024.


About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $7.6 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States. Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for its pediatric and adult Level One Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in the St. Petersburg region. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows. The 3,200-bed system includes 16 wholly-owned hospitals and emergency departments; rehabilitation services, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, physician offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. Nearly 4,500 physicians, representing more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 23,000 team members. In FY21, Orlando Health served nearly 160,000 inpatients and nearly 3.6 million outpatients. During that same time period, Orlando Health provided approximately $648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.

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