Dr. Ty Swartzlander
The son of a wildland firefighter and a nurse, Dr. Swartzlander was born and raised in rural California. During his early undergraduate years, he served a mission to Haiti for two years where he learned French and became fluent in Haitian Creole. Shortly after his return from Haiti, he met and married his wife, Trista. His experiences in Haiti later prompted a desire to play an active role in international medicine and global health and a strong desire to return to Haiti and provide medical aid. He studied at the University of California, Davis graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. He was then accepted to the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine where he received his medical degree, and was awarded the Joseph A. Descenzo award for best graduating medical student with an interest in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He then accepted a residency position at Winnie Palmer Hospital in Orlando, FL where he held many leadership positions and served as chief academic resident his final year. He gained special skills in the use of ultrasound, the management of high risk pregnancies, and received special training in minimally invasive and robotic surgery. He then moved his family to Boca Raton, FL where he began his private practice “Boca Babes OBGYN.” In addition, he serves as a Clinical Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences at Florida Atlantic University and works as an OBGYN hospitalist as Bethesda Hospital. He has privileges at Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Bethesda Hospital. He lives with his wife, Trista and their six children in Boca Raton.
Charla J. O’Neil
Charla has been a Certified Nurse Midwife for 21 years and has a wealth of knowledge in caring for women of all ages. She performs hospital births and full scope obstetrics and gynecology. Her past experience includes: teaching obstetrics in nursing school, building a midwifery service in a hospital setting, director of midwifery for a hospitalist group, and private practice. She has an outstanding academic background that includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Master of Science degree (Cum Laude) from University of Illinois. Her residency was in Midwifery at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Charla is board certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives and is a certified first assistant in obstetrical and gynecology surgery. She is licensed as an Advanced Registered Practice Nurse in the state of Florida specialized in Midwifery. Specialty training includes office colposcopy, minor gynecological procedures, circumcisions, and ultrasound. 3D ULTRASOUNDS ARE AVAILABLE! Charla is married to her wonderful husband George, and gave birth and raised two successful and beautiful children ages 24, and 20. She loves to bake and specializes in pies, cakes, and cookies. She enjoys weight training and runs 10-15 miles a week. Her favorite color is twilight blue and is an avid sports fan.