Athena Women's Care

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Francis DeFabo, M.D.

Francis DeFabo, M.D.

Francis DeFabo M.D. first hung out his shingle in Latrobe nearly twenty years ago.He was born in Greensburg and grew up in Indiana, Pa. He attended college at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, earned his medical degree from Temple University, and completed an OB/GYN residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital. Honors include: Resident of the Year at West Penn Hospital; Readers’ Choice from the Latrobe Bulletin; and HEART award from Latrobe Hospital. Dr DeFabo enjoys collaborating with his patients to improve health and well being. He and his wife Lynn raised four children in Latrobe.


Tracy Gemmell, M.D.

Tracy Gemmell, M.D.

Dr. Gemmell is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Marshall University School of Medicine (1994) . She then attended residency training at the The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Originally from Indiana, PA, Dr. Gemmell enjoys helping patients choose the best route of action for their gynecologic problems. When medical management fails, Dr. Gemmell is experienced with many minimally invasive surgical options including daVinci robotic assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy, endometrial ablation, and hysteroscopic (no incision) sterilization. Dr. Gemmell also has a special interest in osteoporosis diagnosis and therapy. She lives in Greensburg with her husband and two children.


Michele Guarlotti Jacobson, D.O.

Michele Guarlotti Jacobson, D.O.

Dr. Michele Guarlotti Jacobson was raised in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. She graduated with high honors from St. Vincent College with a B.A. degree in Biology. She earned he D.O. degree in medicine from Des Moines University in 1997. She then completed an OB/GYN Residency at St. John Detroit Riverview Hospital. In 2001, returned to practice obstetrics and gynecology in her hometown and has done so until currently. In 2011, Dr. Jacobson opened the doors to her new practice, Athena Women's Care. Where she is dedicated to providing gynecological care to women of all ages. Her philosophy of service is to welcome patients to a practice where education and experience combine with real care and compassion.

Dr. Jacobson is dedicated to a lifetime of continuing education. She has received specialized training in Robotic Surgery to provide a minimally invasive surgery. She trained in Endometrial Ablations and Incision Free Tubal Ligation. In 2011, Dr. Jacobson received then Readers' Choice Gold Award in OB/GYN.

Dr. Michele Jacobson is married to Scott Jacobson, D.O., who practices medicine as well. They are proud parents of their daughter, Leah, and son Luciano. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, gardening and beekeeping.