About Our Providers
Our office is staffed with providers who have a wealth of experience in women’s health. It’s our goal to offer you the cutting edge in women’s health care.
Paula Orr, MD
Dr. Paula Orr is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, and a member of the American Medical Association. She is a current Board of Trustees member of MUSC where she was appointed by the former Governor of SC. She has been practicing in the Charleston area for over ten years and has achieved recognition from the Charleston Regional Business Journal She received her B.S. Degree from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC, her Post-Baccalaureate from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI & her Doctor of Medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1994. She completed her residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL, where she served as Chief Resident (Dept of Obstetrics/Gynecology).
Her interests include the management of abnormal pap smears and abnormal uterine bleeding. Dr. Orr has a strong interest in alternative medicine and preventative medicine to treat many gynecological aliments. She opened her private practice Charleston Women’s Wellness Center in 2000 because she felt the need to offer patients a different type of care than they received in traditional OB/GYN offices.
Janice Haynes has nearly 40 years experience as a nationally certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. Her original nursing education was in Buffalo N.Y. She trained as a nurse practitioner after joining the U.S. Navy in 1970. After completing training she spent the next 20 years providing health care for women of all ages and widely varied cultural backgrounds. Janice has been with Dr. Orr and Charleston Women's Wellness Center since it began in August 2000. Because of her interest in health issues of menopause she obtained additional certification as a menopause clinician and for the past 14 years this has included working with women who are interested in bio identical hormone replacement. Although menopause is one area of interest she enjoys working with women of all ages from early adolescence through the senior years.
Penelope J. Bowman, CNM