Dr. Spiers, originally from Dearborn, Michigan, is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Spiers is passionate about providing patient-centered care. She enjoys educating patients about their health and empowering them to make informed decisions regarding their management options. Prior to joining the staff of Woman’s Health Centers, Dr. Spiers was a member of a hospital owned practice located in Kansas City, MO. During her time there, she also enjoyed collaborating with the local midwifery community.
Dr. Spiers received her BA in Biology from Albion College in Albion, MI, where she graduated with Cum Laude honors. While earning her undergraduate degree, Dr. Spiers was an active member in several honor societies, as well as, her sorority’s philanthropy. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Spiers completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at McLaren Macomb in Mt. Clemens, MI.
Dr. Spiers has professional affiliations with the American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. Spiers is married with 2 young children. She enjoys spending her spare time with family, especially at the beach or the zoo. Her other hobbies and interests include: tennis, golf, and reading.
Born and raised in San Juan, PR, Dr Benitez-Prieto relocated to upstate NY during high school for freshman and sophomore years. She then returned to her native Puerto Rico where she completed high school, obtained a bachelors in science with a major in biology from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus and obtained her medical degree in 2007 at the University of Puerto Rico’s School of Medicine. She then completed a transitional year program at Damas Hospital in Ponce PR. For obstetrics and gynecology training, she relocated again to Upstate NY in 2008 to complete her residency at Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY.
After completing residency she relocated to sunny, warm Florida practicing in Indian River county until joining Woman’s Health Center in late 2016 in Seminole county.
Dr Benitez-Prieto has a special interest in breast feeding, having completed her residency research project on resident breast feeding education. She presented her findings as a poster presentation at the Association of Professors for Obstetrics and Gynecology annual meeting in Phoenix AZ in 2013. Her other clinical interests include high risk obstetrics and contraception.
She is board certified by the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr Benitez-Prieto is married and a mom to two young boys as well as stepmom to a teenage girl. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her sons, playing World of Warcraft with her husband and crafting with her Cricut machine. She enjoys Star Trek over Star Wars. She is native fluent in Spanish.