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At Southern Women's Specialists, we are committed to delivering the most comprehensive and compassionate care for women of all ages. Our mission is to treat every patient with the same level of thoroughness and precision as we would our own family. We look forward to providing our patients with the most innovative, effective, and least invasive gynecologic treatment options in women's health today. Dr. McCool-Pearson and Dr. Guepet are on the cutting edge of office-based procedures that treat many conditions that were historically performed in the hospital. Whether we are treating you for Gynecology, Urogynecology, or Sexual Health; Our #1 goal is patient satisfaction and we will work extremely hard to make your experience at Southern Women's Specialists unforgettable.

Come see why our patients rate SWS as the best Gynecologists, Sexual Health and Hormone Specialists in Fairhope!

Angela McCool-Pearson, M.D.
FACOG

Gynecologist

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Christy J. Guepet M.D.
FACOG, FPMRS

Gynecologist - Urogynecologist

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Mitzi Thompson, WHNP

Women's Health
Nurse Practitioner

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Angela McCool-Pearson, M.D.

Angela McCool-Pearson, MD, is a board-certified gynecologist specializing in urogynecology and minimally-invasive gynecologic surgeries. She’s a member of the American Urogynecological Society and dedicates her expertise to improving women’s quality of life and sexual health. She has acted as a surgical National Preceptor (clinical educator) for laparoscopic and urogynecology procedures, training her peers in those surgical techniques. She was instrumental in initiating the DaVinci program at Thomas Hospital and has served as a preceptor for Intuitive Surgical as well.  Dr. McCool-Pearson consistently participates in continuing education  for minimally invasive surgery techniques and urogynecology platforms to stay abreast of the most up to date surgical technology nuances and advancements. She was the first in her county to perform single site laparoscopic hysterectomy, both with and without the Davinci Robot System.  She is an active member of the International Society for the Study of Sexual Women’s Health. She is passionate about intimate health and wants to provide the most up to date technology and resources for her patients.

After earning her undergraduate degree in microbiology from Mississippi State University, Dr. McCool-Pearson earned her Medical Doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. She was consistently recognized for her academic vigor and was named Chief Administrative Resident during her residency.

Outside of the office, Dr McCool-Pearson loves to relax and spend time with her husband Bill, and her three kids, Coby, Camille and Cain. She and Bill are members of the Greek Orthodox Church, and she also attends 3 Circle Church with her children. At 3 Circle Church, she  is actively involved with the Hope Center in it’s local ministry to service underprivileged women in Baldwin County and it’s global ministry in Honduras.

Christy James Guepet, M.D.

Christy Guepet, MD, is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Guepet grew up in Andalulsia and graduated from Duke University majoring in Biology with a concentration in genetics.  She then earned her Medical Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham and completed her residency training at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.  Before moving to Fairhope, she practiced general gynecology and urogynecology in Birmingham for over a decade.


Dr. Guepet is passionate about assessing the health and improving the quality of life of patients with her clinical and surgical skills.  She finds helping women through all stages of their lives to be incredibly rewarding, and continues to practice general gynecology in addition to the specialty care required for urogynecological concerns.  She specializes in treatments for menopausal symptoms including hormone replacement therapy, bladder health concerns, intimate health problems,and pelvic floor disorders.  Staying up to date with not only surgical management options but also non-surgical treatments of gynecologic and urogynecologic problems is a professional priority for her. Dr. Guepet has extensive experience with minimally invasive surgical techniques and has been performing advanced laparoscopic surgery since beginning private practice in 2003.  She was an early adopter of the DaVinci Robotic technology for advanced gynecologic surgery, and has been performing robotic hysterectomies and sacrocolpopexies since 2008, being among the first benign gynecologists in the state of Alabama to utilize these techniques.


When Dr. Guepet isn't in the office caring for patients, she cherishes spending time with her husband Tray, and their children, Matthew and Ellie.  Their family enjoys traveling, all types of sports, gardening, and staying active in school and church activities.  She is an avid reader and her faith is an integral part of every aspect of her life, including proudly serving the women of Fairhope and their families.

Mitzi Thompson, Nurse Practitioner

Mitzi Thompson is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) specializing in caring for women of all ages. She has been board certified through NCC, National Certification Corporation since 2004. she has acted as a preceptor for many NP students throughout her career. Mitzi also moonlights as an instructor for the NP students in the USA clinical simulation lab.

Mitzi attended the University of Mobile earning her BSN. She spent almost 2 years in critical care before transferring to the USA to work in Labor and Delivery. It was then she realized her passion for women's health. She attended USA for graduate school while working full-time. She graduated in 2004 with a Masters of Science in Nursing and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. She worked as a full-time faculty member at USA for 2 years before joining Dr. Pearson in Fairhope.

While not at the office, Mitzi enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years, Johnny and their 2 boys Matthew and Max. If not watching her son Matthew playing baseball at the ball field, Mitzi is enjoying doing Crossfit, working in her yard, and reading.

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