Perinatal Associates

Our Providers

Padmashree Woodham, MD

Padmashree "Champa" Chaudhury Woodham, MD, FACOG

  • Associate Professor
    Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Director
    Regional Perinatal Center
  • Division Director
    Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Medical Director
    Perinatal Associates, Navicent Health

Dr. Padmashree "Champa" Chaudhury Woodham joined the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Medical Center, Navicent Health as the Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in August 2012. After receiving a bachelor's degree from Emory University, Dr. Woodham attended Emory University School of Medicine to complete her MD, and remained at Emory to finish her Residency in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Woodham is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Dr. Woodham established Navicent Health's chorionic villus sampling program, which allows early diagnosis of genetic abnormalities. Among her various honors and achievements, Dr. Woodham received the ACOG/CREOG National Faculty Award. She serves as a reviewer and editor for numerous publications. Dr. Woodham is on the Board for the Georgia OBGYN Society. She also serves on the Navicent Health Physicians Group Governance Committee. Dr. Woodham is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Bibb County Medical Society.


Dawn Hannah, DO

Dawn Hannah, DO

  • Assistant Professor
    Mercer University School of Medicine

Dr. Dawn Hannah joined Perinatal Associates, Navicent Health in November 2017. She graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from University of Miami in 2006, followed by her doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hannah completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training at Florida State University/Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida and completed a Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at Pinnacle Health Harrisburg Hospital in Harrisburg Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hannah is board certified with the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Bibb County Medical Society, and the Georgia OBGYN Society.


Cynthia Roland, DO

Cynthia Roland, DO

  • Assistant Professor
    Mercer University School of Medicine

Dr. Cynthia Roland joined Perinatal Associates, Navicent Health in August 2018. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Brenau University in 2003, followed by her doctoral degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Roland completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia in 2015 and completed a Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Roland is a member of Osteopathic Academic Honor Society, Sigma Sigma Phi. She is also a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Bibb County Medical Society and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.


Misti Patel, MD

Misti Patel, MD

  • Assistant Professor
    Mercer University School of Medicine

Dr. Misti Patel joined Perinatal Associates, Navicent Health in August 2019. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Emory University in 2005. She then received her doctoral degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in 2012 and continued at Mercer for her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Patel completed her Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship at Emory in 2019.

Dr. Patel is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Bibb County Medical Society and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.


Miranda Dykes, NP

Miranda Dykes, NP

Miranda Dykes joined Perinatal Associates, Navicent Health in November 2016. She brings with her over 10 years of experience as a neonatal registered nurse at the Medical Center, Navicent Health. She completed her master's degree at Walden University and is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Nursing Education at Walden University.

Miranda was published in the 2017 October edition of the International Journal of Childbirth Education. She is a member of Phi Nu, a chartered chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She is also a member of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, International Childbirth Education Association, The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and The National Society of Leadership and Success.


Elizabeth Whitaker, NP

Elizabeth Whitaker, NP

Elizabeth Whitaker joined Perinatal Associates, Navicent Health in January 2018. She graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2007 from Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. She completed approximately 800 hours of practicums for her graduate degree to include primary care, women's health, pediatrics, and geriatrics. Elizabeth completed her Master of Science in Nursing in 2015 from South University in Savannah, GA, graduating Summa Cum Laude.

Elizabeth worked 10 years as a RN in high risk labor and delivery (2007-2017) and served as clinical adjunct faculty at Middle Georgia State University as a clinical educator (2014-2015). Elizabeth has worked since 2016 as a Nurse Practitioner in the field of obstetrics/gynecology. She is a member of AANP and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. She published a nursing article in “Your Future in Healthcare 2017”.