Poinciana Woman’s Health Center
1018 Cypress Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 34758
Phone : (407)-518-1074
Fax : 407-518-9056
Monday – Friday: 8:00am / 5:00pm
Dr. DeNardis is one of the founding partners of Osceola OB-GYN Clinic, opened in 2007. Dr. DeNardis began his medical career in Michigan in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan. He then spent time in two hospitals, St. John Riverview Hospital and St. John Malcomb Hospital, before relocating to Florida and starting his practice here.
Michael R. DeNardis earned his B.S. in Biology at the University of Michigan before attending Wayne State University for his Graduate Studies. Afterward, Dr. DeNardis attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. DeNardis did his internship at St. John Detroit Riverview Hospital and his residency in Detroit at the same hospital in the OB-GYN Department.
Dr. DeNardis has presented on complications of abdominal versus vaginal hysterectomies at a community hospital in Lansing, MI. This presentation was for a Statewide Campus System Scientific Research Exhibit in 2006.
Dr. Mark Palazzolo has been a Board Certified OB-GYN since 2005 through the American Board of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecology. He also has his Certified Physician’s License through the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.
Dr. Palazzolo is licensed to practice medicine in both Michigan and Florida; he also has his Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) licensure. Today he is a partner and physician at Osceola OB-GYN.
Dr. Palazzolo earned his B.S. in Biochemistry from Michigan State University (MSU)-College of Natural Science. After that he pursued his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine then served as Chief Resident at St. John Detroit Riverview Hospital. He started his career as Chief of Obstetrics at Charlotte Women’s Health before starting his Osceola-based practice.
Dr. Palazzolo is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Association, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Before joining Hunter’s Creek Woman’s Health Center, Dr. Veronica Figueroa completed her B.S. at the University of Puerto Rico and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She went on to pursue her M.D.at the University of Puerto Rico’s School of Medicine in 2006. Dr. Figueroa completed her residency at the Ponce School of Medicine in obstetrics and gynecology.
Dr. Figueroa has earned many honors and distinctions including first place in these categories: Adolescent Pregnancy Demographics and Corresponding Neonatal Outcomes, and Prevalence and Susceptibility of GBS Strains (in two poster presentations). She also presented at the SACNAS Annual Convention, was a student mentor and Former President of UPR–Cayey Honor Studies Program. Her commitment to excellence in education earned her several sponsored trips, awards, and distinctions. This commitment to excellence carries through to her practice today.
Dr. Figueroa has obtained the following licenses: Puerto Rico Commonwealth Provisional Medical License, Florida State Medical License, USMLE Step 1 approved, USMLE Step 2 CK approved, USMLE Step 2 CS approved, USMLE Step 3 approved. She is fluent in Spanish and has a basic proficiency in Portuguese. Many of the Women’s Center gynecology patients request her because they are more comfortable in their native language.
Dr. Veronica Figueroa, originally from the Bay area of California, is married with three children, 2 in college and one under five. She appreciates the fact that she lives and works in the same community, and often gives health talks at local retirement homes or the Osceola Regional Hospital. In her free time she enjoys photography, cooking, baking, volleyball, sculpture, and crocheting
Dr. Margarita Olivares was born in Mexico City, Mexico. She came to Woman’s Health Centers in 2017 as Board Certified from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also affiliated with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
OBefore coming to Woman’s Health Centers, Dr. Olivares received her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Puerto Rico and moved on to receive her Medical Degree in 2001 from University of Puerto Rico as well. Margarita then went on to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York, New York. From there she resided in and worked in the New York area until she relocated to the Orlando, Florida area.
Dr. Olivares is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Dr. Jordana Reina-Fernandez is Board Certified from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.Before coming to Woman’s Health Centers, Dr. Reina completed her residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. She also spent time at the Central University of Venezuela and Jose Maria Vargas Medical School, receiving her Medical Degree in 2006.
She was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela and speaks fluent Spanish and English.
She came to the United States after finishing medical school for her OBGYN residency. During her time in the US, she has devoted time in various hospitals to include Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida and Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. She received numerous postgraduate honors and awards to include: Administrative Chief Resident, Obstetrics Awards, Arnold W. Cohen Award for Exemplary Commitment, and others.
Dr. Reina is married with a set of twins.