Defendini, Michelle Quiñones, MD

Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations: Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside, Jacksonville Surgery Center

Meet Dr. Michelle Quiñones Defendini

Michelle Quiñones Defendini, MD, is a board-certified ob-gyn in Jacksonville, Florida. She received her medical degree from the Ponce School of Medicine. In June 2012, Dr. Defendini completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Winthrop University Hospital. She received several honors during her undergraduate and clinical years, including serving as Chief Resident at Winthrop University Hospital. Since then, Dr. Defendini has been practicing in Jacksonville at Women’s Care.

Dr. Defendini’s special interests include gynecologic ultrasound, pelvic pain, abnormal vaginal bleeding, and minimally invasive laparoscopy. She also enjoys educating students and residents on topics related to obstetrics and gynecology. In her leisure time, Dr. Defendini enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and two sons, as well as traveling and partaking in new adventures.

Education & Training
  • Winthrop University Hospital, Residency
  • Ponce School of Medicine, Medical School
Professional Associations
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Medical Association
  • Duval County Medical Society
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Faculty for Family Medicine Residents at Mayo Clinic
Universal Health Insurance Plans

Dr. Michelle Quiñones Defendini accepts the following health insurance plans.

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Evolutions
  • First Health
  • Florida Blue
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest
  • PHCS
  • United Healthcare

We accept additional plans at select offices. Click below to view a full list.

Women’s Care

6885 Belfort Oaks Pl., Suite 300,

Jacksonville, Florida 32216-6284

Phone: 904-296-4200

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