South Miami Women’s Health

About the Practice

South Miami Women’s Health seeks to provide the highest level of care through highly skilled health care professionals and state-of-the-art technologies.

With years of experience, we demonstrate professionalism and expertise at every level. Offering a full range of obstetrics and gynecology services from your initial exam, to childbirth and through menopause, our goal is to offer patient-centered medical care based on mutual trust and open communication. We are devoted to addressing the individual needs and demands of patients in a warm and caring environment.

Dr. Joyce Miller, Dr. Luis Roca II, Dr. Melissa Acevedo, Dr. Joseph Venditto, Dr. Edward F. Phillips

Providers

Dr. Joyce Miller

Gynecology

Dr. Joyce Miller was born in New York City and has lived in Miami since 1972. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, she has been in practice since 1992 and devoted exclusively to gynecology since 2006. Her interests range from adolescence to the postmenopausal years. In her spare time, Dr. Miller enjoys spinning, weight training, reading, and gardening.

Dr. Joyce Miller was born in New York City and has lived in Miami since 1972. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, she has been in practice since 1992 and devoted exclusively to gynecology since 2006. Her interests range from adolescence to the postmenopausal years. In her spare time, Dr. Miller enjoys spinning, weight training, reading, and gardening.

Dr. Luis Roca II

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Roca was born and raised in Miami. He graduated from Christopher Columbus High School and then went on to attend Duke University in North Carolina, where he earned a degree in Molecular Biology with minors in Chemistry and Spanish. Following his life-long dream of becoming a physician, Dr. Roca then enrolled at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA. After graduating he returned to Miami to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Medical Association. He has been in private practice since 2005. Dr. Roca is a tri-athlete and enjoys outdoor activities with his wife, Juliana.

Dr. Roca was born and raised in Miami. He graduated from Christopher Columbus High School and then went on to attend Duke University in North Carolina, where he earned a degree in Molecular Biology with minors in Chemistry and Spanish. Following his life-long dream of becoming a physician, Dr. Roca then enrolled at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA. After graduating he returned to Miami to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Medical Association. He has been in private practice since 2005. Dr. Roca is a tri-athlete and enjoys outdoor activities with his wife, Juliana.

Dr. Melissa Acevedo

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Melissa Acevedo is a New York-trained obstetrician and gynecologist. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida but lived in New York for four years while earning her medical degree and completing her residency program. She currently practices in Miami, Florida, where she provides comprehensive OB/GYN services including high-risk obstetrics and adolescent gynecology care. When she isn't in the clinic, Dr. Acevedo enjoys reading, boating, and fishing.

Dr. Melissa Acevedo is a New York-trained obstetrician and gynecologist. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida but lived in New York for four years while earning her medical degree and completing her residency program. She currently practices in Miami, Florida, where she provides comprehensive OB/GYN services including high-risk obstetrics and adolescent gynecology care. When she isn't in the clinic, Dr. Acevedo enjoys reading, boating, and fishing.

Dr. Joseph Venditto

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Venditto received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas in San Antonio. He then received his Medical Doctor degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine. After completing medical school, he began specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, New Jersey. In addition to general Obstetrics and Gynecology, he received his certification and specialized training in minimally invasive robotic surgery. He is board eligible for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the Florida Medical Association and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Dr. Venditto received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas in San Antonio. He then received his Medical Doctor degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine. After completing medical school, he began specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, New Jersey. In addition to general Obstetrics and Gynecology, he received his certification and specialized training in minimally invasive robotic surgery. He is board eligible for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the Florida Medical Association and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Dr. Edward F. Phillips

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Phillips was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Fordham University in New York with a degree in Biology. Dr. Phillips earned his medical degree at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY. He completed his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, where was awarded the prestigious Helen Landsman award. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Phillips is a member of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr Phillips has been in private practice since 1981 and has been at his present location since 1991. He and his wife, Susan, have been married for over 35 years and have two grown children. He enjoys golf and spending time with his two wonderful grandsons.

Dr. Phillips was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Fordham University in New York with a degree in Biology. Dr. Phillips earned his medical degree at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY. He completed his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, where was awarded the prestigious Helen Landsman award. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Phillips is a member of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr Phillips has been in private practice since 1981 and has been at his present location since 1991. He and his wife, Susan, have been married for over 35 years and have two grown children. He enjoys golf and spending time with his two wonderful grandsons.