MUSC Women's Care

musc women's health at cannon

Our Team

Our providers and staff are here to serve you, and we strive to make all your visits at Cannon outstanding experiences.  Meet our medical care providers:

Dr. SoperDavid Soper, M.D.
Medical Director

Dr. David Soper joined MUSC Women's Care in 1995 as an Obstetrician Gynecologist.  His undergraduate studies were at Florida State University and completed medical school at University of Miami, Florida.  After medical school, Dr. Soper completed an Obstetrics Gynecology residency at the Naval Regional Medical Center in San Diego, California and a fellowship in Reproductive Infectious Diseases at the Naval Hospital.  His special interests include infectious diseases, vulvodynia, chronic and recurrent vaginitis, operative hysteroscopy and laparoscopy, alternatives to hysterectomy and obstetrics.

Jessica Day, MSN, CNM*

Jessica Day joined MUSC Women's Care in 2013 as a Nurse Midwife. Her undergraduate studies were at University of Illinois at Chicago and she completed the Master of Science in Nursing and Nurse Midwifery program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Jessica provides OB/GYN care for women of all ages with special emphasis in obstetrics, general gynecological wellness, family planning and contraception.

*Jessica also sees patients at East Cooper Women's Center.

Angela Dempsey, M.D.

Dr. Angela Dempsey joined MUSC Women's Care in 2008 as an Obstetrician Gynecologist.  Her undergraduate studies were at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa and completed medical school at MUSC.  After medical school, Dr. Dempsey completed her residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and fellowship in Family Planning at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  Her special interests include family planning and contraception, management of miscarriage and methods of uterine evacuation.

Dr. Fylstra

Donald Fylstra, M.D.

Dr. Donald Fylstra joined MUSC Women's Care in 1991 as an Obstetrician Gynecologist.  His undergraduate studies were at Purdue University and completed medical school at Vanderbilt University.  After medical school, Dr. Fylstra completed his residency at West Virginia University Medical Center.  His special interests include advanced laparoscopic surgery, obstetrics, vaginal surgery, ectopic pregnancy and hormone replacement.

Dr. Lazenby Gweneth Lazenby, M.D.

Dr. Gweneth Lazenby joined MUSC Women's Health at Cannon in 2009 as an Obstetrician Gynecologist.  Her undergraduate studies were at the University of South Carolina Honors College and medical school at MUSC.  After medical school, Dr. Lazenby completed her residency at University of Hawaii in Honolulu and a fellowship in Reproductive Infectious Diseases at MUSC.  Her special interests include reproductive infectious diseases, HIV, sexually transmitted infections, vaginitis, minimally invasive gynecological surgery and sexual dysfunction.

Allison NissenAllison Nissen, CNM

Allison Nissen joined MUSC Women's Care in 2009 as a Midwife.  Her undergraduate studies were at Texas A&M and completed her Master of Science in Nursing and the Nurse Midwifery program from MUSC.  Allison provides Ob/Gyn care for women of all ages with special emphasis on general gynecological wellness, family planning and contraception, obstetrics, preconception counseling and colposcopy.

Dr. Savage

Ashlyn Savage, M.D.*

Dr. Ashlyn Savage joined MUSC Women's Care in 2006 as an Obstetrician Gynecologist.  Her undergraduate studies were at Tulane University and completed medical school at MUSC.  After medical school, Dr. Savage completed her residency at Magee-Women's Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.  Her special interests include minimally invasive surgery, cervical dysplasia, and family planning.

*Dr. Savage also see patients at East Cooper Women's Center.

Dr. Swift

Steven Swift, M.D.

Dr. Steven Swift joined MUSC Women's Care in 1993 as an Urogynecologist.  His undergraduate studies were at Miami University in Ohio and completed medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine.  After medical school, Dr. Swift completed his residency at MUSC and a fellowship in Urogynecology at the University of California at Irvine.  His special interests include urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and urinary and rectal fistulas.

Dr. Villers

Margaret Villers, M.D.

Dr. Margaret Villers joined MUSC Women's Care in 2007 as an Obstetrician Gynecologist.  Her undergraduate studies were at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and completed medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine.  After medical school, Dr. Villers completed an internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a residency at Duke University Medical Center.  Her special interests include abnormal uterine bleeding, infectious disease and laparoscopy.

 

 
 
 

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