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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 GYN offices.

Ashley Harwyn (formerly Ashley Meyers) – Physician Assistant

My goal is to provide expert and compassionate health care to those in need of medical attention. Everyone deserves quality care, no matter their background or financial situation, and I take great pride in my holistic approach and treatment philosophies; incorporating health, diet, physical, and emotional approaches into my diagnosis and treatment plan. Knowing my patients and their quality of life, and not just their illness, allows me to serve my clients more accurately and intimately. My greatest talent is that I have always been able to make people feel at ease and content, regardless of their current situation. I chose the medical world so I could best utilize this gift.

I have had the good fortune to attend medical mission trips to Uganda, Nicaragua, and most recently Vietnam. It is because of these experiences, touching the lives of those in need, that I found my true passion for healing. Regardless of any specialization, primary health care is the foundation. My balanced and holistic approach, combined with the expertise and support of Charleston Women's Wellness Center, helps unify all of our combined medical specialties, resulting in the best possible care to our patients. I strive to have a long lasting positive influence on those that I treat, and I'm humbled by the faith placed in me to heal each patient. I look forward to serving you and helping you with your health needs.