About Us

Dr. Rebecca Thibodeau and Dr. Rachel Lee are proud to announce Churchland OBGYN has now become Monarch Women’s Wellness.

Same Great Care.. Same Location.. Brand New Name!

Our Promise to You:

  • To treat your pregnancy as if it was our own

  • To provide you with the most medically advanced care available

  • To always educate you on what’s best for your wellness

  • To employ only the most passionate, extensively trained female providers in Hampton Roads

Rebecca B. Thibodeau, M.D.

Dr. Rebecca Thibodeau graduated from Auburn University in 1993 with a degree in Zoology. She then graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1997 and completed her OBGYN Residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2001. Following residency, Dr. Thibodeau moved to Clearwater, FL practicing for two years before joining Churchland Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2003 (now Monarch Women’s Wellness).

Dr. Thibodeau was the first physician in Hampton Roads to perform a SILS (Single Incision Laproscopic Surgery)

Dr. Thibodeau also performs minimally invasive surgeries:

  • Total laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic myomectomy
  • da Vinci assisted laparoscopic surgery
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)

 

Why You Can Trust Her:

  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)
  • Fellow of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)
  • Fellow of the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV)
  • Fellow of the Portsmouth Academy of Medicine
  • Board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)
  • Completed training certification on the da Vinci robotic surgical systems

Dr. Thibodeau’s special interests include Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, in office endometrial ablation (Novasure), in office sterilization (Essure), infertility, adolescent care, and menopausal care.

What you May Not Know about Her:

A native of Opelika, Alabama, Dr. Thibodeau remains a die-hard Auburn fan. She lives locally with her two sons, Alex and Mason. Dr. Thibodeau also enjoys running, snow skiing, and spa days with her friends.

Rachel D. Lee, M.D.

Dr. Rachel Lee attended Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN for her undergraduate studies, after which she attended medical school at the University of Tennessee. She then completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Dr. Lee is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV), and the Portsmouth Academy of Medicine. She is also board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) and completed training certification on the da Vinci robotic surgical system.

Dr. Lee is a da Vinci Proctor and has performed almost 200 procedures

 

Dr. Lee’s professional interests involve minimally invasive surgery, as well as office-based procedures including:

  • Essure tubal ligation
  • Novasure endometrial ablation
  • da Vinci robotic assisted hysterectomies (not in office)
  • da Vinci robotic assisted myomectomies (not in office)

What you May Not Know about Her:

Dr. Lee is married to a local minister and has three small children. Her family is active in church and their children’s sports activities. She loves Broadway musicals and fine dining. Like most working moms, Dr. Lee enjoys a good night’s sleep.

Valerie Adair, P.A.

Valerie Adair was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her family moved to the Washington D.C. area when she was a child and she spent the remainder of her young life there. Valerie has a particular love of learning and graduated from the University of Maryland with two bachelor’s degrees: the first in psychology and the second in nursing. She also holds an associate’s degree in nursing from the College of Southern Maryland. Valerie obtained a master’s degree in business from Johns Hopkin’s University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Before earning a second master’s degree in the Physician Assistant program at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Valerie was a critical care nurse at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for more than 10 years. She joined Churchland Obstetrics and Gynecology (now Monarch Women’s Wellness) in 2001.

She Chose this Field Because:

Valerie is a strong supporter of women’s rights and educates her adolescent patients on self-respect and positive self-image in order to promote physical and mental well being.

What you May Not Know about Her:

Valerie is married with two busy sons and her family has a passion for traveling, snow skiing, and water sports. Dr. Adair and her husband do their best to keep their children active and out of trouble.

Kelly J. Davis, MSN, WHNP

Kelly is a native of Georgia and attended the University of South Carolina on a Naval ROTC scholarship. She graduated from USC with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 1996. Upon graduation, Kelly was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy and was stationed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Kelly worked briefly on a specialty surgery unit, but quickly found her niche as a labor and delivery nurse. Kelly attained the rank of lieutenant and left the Navy after five years to transition to a civilian hospital. She worked as a labor and delivery nurse at Maryview Medical Center for another five years before deciding to pursue a graduate degree.

Kelly earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Old Dominion University in 2006, and received her certification as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from the National Certification Corporation. She is a member of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners.

She Chose this Field Because:

Kelly has a special interest in adolescent gynecology, and also enjoys obstetrics and health promotion throughout all phases of a woman’s life, helping females of all ages keep their minds and bodies in great health.

What you May Not Know about Her:

Kelly married her husband Brian in 1998 and they have twin daughters, Kaitlyn and Meghan. She enjoys boating, skiing, reading, and spending time with her family.

Angela M. Carpenter, MSM CNM

Angela is a native of Michigan, and attended Tidewater Community College, earning her Associates degree in Nursing in 1999. After graduation, she immediately started working in labor & delivery. She then continued and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2006. Angela continued to follow her dream of becoming a Nurse Midwife and earned her Master’s degree in Midwifery from Philadelphia University in 2009.  Angela received her certification from the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).

She Chose this Field Because:

Angela has a special interest in the healthcare needs of adolescents, and enjoys caring for women across their lifespan and throughout all stages of their lives.

What you May Not Know about Her:

Angela married her husband, Damion in 1993, and they have two boys Darrien and Donovan. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, shopping, and listening to jazz music.