Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists

Maternity and Gynecology Care with Beaufort Convenience


Looking for a new OB-GYN?

Schedule a free, 15-minute one-on-one meet and greet session with any practice physician. All physicians at Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists are currently accepting new patients. To schedule, simply call 843-522-7820.


Beaufort Memorial’s 70-year history of caring for Lowcountry families has a new chapter: Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists. With four, highly skilled, board-certified OB-GYNs, the practice offers convenient, comprehensive women’s health services including wellness, preconception planning, prenatal care, childbirth, menopause management, and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.   The practice is equipped with the latest screening and diagnostic services, including 3-D and 4-D ultrasound. What’s more, new generations of Beaufort mothers can expect the same compassionate women’s health expertise their mothers and grandmothers trusted for themselves. 

Christopher Benson, M.D., FACOG
Christopher Benson, M.D., FACOG
 is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and has been in private practice for more than 17 years. Before completing his obstetrics and gynecology residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in Texas, he served in Iraq as a squadron surgeon. Dr. Benson is trained in minimally invasive and da Vinci robot-assisted surgery, including advanced single-incision hysterectomy. He uses his strong interest in and knowledge of fitness, weight-loss and complementary disciplines for his patients’ benefit.



Dr. Marlena Mattingly came to Beaufort Memorial Obstetrics & Gynecology from medical residency. Enjoying all aspects of her OB-GYN specialty, she offers patients pregnancy care from conception through delivery as well as general gynecology and gynecological surgery services. Dr. Mattingly, who graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, includes contraception planning, especially for young women, among her professional interests.


Gregory Miller, M.D., FACOG
With more than 22 years’ experience in obstetrics and gynecology, board-certified OB-GYN, Gregory Miller, M.D., FACOG brings to Beaufort both broad experience in minimally invasive surgery and neonatal resuscitation certification. A graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Miller completed his internship and residency at the University of Florida and later served at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. In addition to da Vinci robot-assisted surgery — including advanced single-incision hysterectomy — Dr. Benson’s professional interests include obstetrical care.


Janna Jones Kersh , who holds a master’s degree in nurse-midwifery from Vanderbilt University, specializes in providing a safe, individualized childbirth experience for women with low-risk pregnancies. She is trained to take a holistic approach to the birthing process, intervening only when necessary. She also sees patients in need of gynecological and primary care services, including contraception and family planning counseling, preconception care, gynecological exams, menopausal management and counseling in health management and disease prevention.



To Schedule a Visit

Please call 843-522-7820 to schedule an appointment.  

Beaufort Medical Plaza
989 Ribaut Road, Suite 210
Beaufort, South Carolina 29902


Practice Hours
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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