John D Davis

John D Davis, MD

Professor And Chair, Department Of Obstetrics And Gynecology

Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-2061
Business Email: john.davis2@jax.ufl.edu

About John D Davis

John Davis, MD, obtained his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1982 and received his medical education at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine, affiliated with Wake Forest University, from which he graduated in 1986. He completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1990.

After completing residency training, Dr. Davis moved to Germany and served in the United States Army for four years. During his first year overseas, he was deployed to Saudi Arabia and served with distinction in Operation Desert Storm. After serving in the military, Dr. Davis returned to the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville and was a faculty member there for nearly 25 years, eventually rising to the rank of professor. While in Gainesville, Dr. Davis held various leadership positions including director of the Division of Gynecology between 1995 and 2016, residency program director between 2013 and 2018, and associate chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 2016 to 2018. In January of 2019, Dr. Davis was named chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, a position he holds currently.

Dr. Davis is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and is a longstanding member of the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics. He is an active member of Council of University Chairs of Obstetrics and Gynecology and serves on the Board of the South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He has lectured nationally and published on topics including abnormal uterine bleeding, urinary incontinence, ectopic pregnancy, contraception, management of abnormal Pap smears, prevention of venous thromboembolic complications of gynecologic surgery, and management of operative injuries of the ureter. He has examined for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2013. Dr. Davis has been listed in “Best Doctors in America” annually since 2001 and was named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in 2018. Between October 2011 and September 2018, he travelled to Fond des Blancs, Haiti, on six occasions to provide gynecologic surgical services to the underserved women of Haiti.

Dr. Davis has maintained a longstanding commitment to medical education. As a resident, he was named the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Outstanding Resident Teacher of the year each of his four years of training. He has received the University of Florida College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher Award on numerous occasions and in 2000 received the University of Florida College of Medicine Hippocratic Award, an award presented annually by each graduating class to the faculty member who represents the ideal role model and embodies professionalism, humanism, and teaching prowess. Dr. Davis was selected for membership in the University of Florida College of Medicine Society of Teaching Scholars in 2002.

Accomplishments

Exemplary Teacher Award
2006-2018 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Selected Member Society of Teaching Scholars
2002 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Honoree
2001-2017 · Best Doctors in America
Hippocratic Award
2000 · University of Florida College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Areas of Interest
  • Birth control and family planning
  • Cervical dysplasia
  • Colposcopy – directed biopsy
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Pap test
  • Pelvic laparoscopy
  • Pregnancy care
  • Urogynecology
  • Uterine prolapse

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • General gynecology
  • medical education
  • surgical gynecology

Publications

2016
Identifying Gaps and Inconsistencies in Urogynecologic Surgical Training of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents.
Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery. 22(6):476-481 [PMID] 27636218.
View on: PubMed
2012
Angiomyofibroblastoma of the vulva: a case report of a pedunculated variant and review of the literature.
Journal of lower genital tract disease. 16(2):149-54 [DOI] 10.1097/LGT.0b013e318231217b. [PMID] 22371044.
2012
The utility of endocervical curettage: does routine ECC at the time of colposcopy for low-grade cytologic abnormalities improve diagnosis of high-grade disease?
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 206(6):530.e1-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajog.2012.03.026. [PMID] 22541611.
2010
The effectiveness of endometrial ablation with the Hydro ThermAblator (HTA) for abnormal uterine bleeding.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 202(6):622.e1-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajog.2010.03.010. [PMID] 20430359.
2010
Vulvar lymphangioma circumscriptum: a report of 3 cases, 2 associated with vulvar carcinoma and 1 with hidradenitis suppurativa.
Journal of lower genital tract disease. 14(3):234-7 [DOI] 10.1097/LGT.0b013e3181dc1e5b. [PMID] 20592561.
2009
Vaginal bleeding due to an infantile hemangioma in a 3-year-old girl.
Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology. 22(4):e53-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpag.2008.05.004. [PMID] 19493519.
2007
Massive uterovaginal prolapse in a young nulligravida with ascites: a case report.
The Journal of reproductive medicine. 52(8):727-9 [PMID] 17879835.
View on: PubMed
2002
Comparison of faculty, peer, self, and nurse assessment of obstetrics and gynecology residents.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 99(4):647-51 [PMID] 12039128.
View on: PubMed
2002
Pelvic vein thrombosis as a cause of acute pelvic pain.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 99(5 Pt 2):897-9 [PMID] 11975950.
View on: PubMed
1999
Management of injuries to the urinary and gastrointestinal tract during cesarean section.
Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America. 26(3):469-80 [PMID] 10472066.
View on: PubMed
1998
A comparison of ligase chain reaction to polymerase chain reaction in the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis endocervical infections.
Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology. 6(2):57-60 [PMID] 9702586.
View on: PubMed

Grants

Jul 2021 ACTIVE
DVA52 FY21-22 UF Sterilization Contract
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH via US DEPT OF HLTH AND HUMAN SER
Jul 2020 – Jun 2021
DV982 Title X Sterilization FY20-21
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH via US DEPT OF HLTH AND HUMAN SER

Education

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency
1990 · University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Doctor of Medicine
1986 · Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7180 Obs and Gyn Clerkship
2013-2018
MDT7160 Elect Top Ob/Gyn
2010-2013
MEL7932 Elect Top Ob/Gyn

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(904) 244-2061
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