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UPMC Divine Mercy Womens Health: Shippensburg, Pa.

127 Walnut Bottom Rd.,
Shippensburg, PA 17257


Phone: 717-988-9015
Fax: 717-221-5410


UPMC Divine Mercy Womens Health and UPMC Divine Mercy FertilityCareTM Services in Carlisle is an obstetric and gynecologic practice dedicated to providing compassionate, quality health care to all women in accordance with Catholic teachings. From natural family planning to menopause management, we offer expert medical care rooted in our faith’s values and vision. UPMC Divine Mercy Womens Health and UPMC Divine Mercy FertilityCareTM  Services will deliver newborns at UPMC Carlisle.

Our Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Holidays – Closed on most major holidays, including Martin Luther King Day.

Our Services

  • Gynecologic care for women of all ages including menopause management.
  • NaProTechnology and fertility services.
  • Natural family planning.
  • Newborn Deliveries at UPMC Carlisle
  • Obstetric care, including a robust midwifery program and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) support.
  • Postpartum care, including lactation consults and support for postpartum depression and anxiety.

Our Providers

Mary Elizabeth Higgins, MD
Anne Marie Manning, MD
Naomi M. Whittaker, MD
Lauren M. Winn, MD
Samantha E. Blood, CRNP
Rachel Claroni, CRNP
Samantha R. Gaud, CNM
Caroline Gindhart, CRNP
JeNeal Guise, CNM
Janeann Kakalecz, CNM
Patricia B. Katzenmoyer, CRNP
Molly Means, CNM, CRNP
Michele Trosclair, CRNP
Vera R. Mielke, CNM
Karen R. Richard, CNM

Your First Appointment

What To Bring

You will need to bring the following items to your appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • Previous medical records
  • List of your medications: including the dose and the times you take them; alternatively, you may want to just bring them with you.
  • List of your concerns: issues you want to discuss with your physician.
  • Your payment: please be prepared to pay your deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance and any other amounts due at the time of your visit.

Registration Process

Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early to complete your registration.

Accepted Insurance

We participate with most major insurance plans.

Please note: prior to the visit, it is the patient’s responsibility to check with their insurance company to verify that UPMC Divine Mercy Womens Health is participating with their health plan, make sure they have the proper referrals/authorizations and verify that the insurance is active.

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