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Meet Our Providers

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Brian Josephs

Brian Josephs

MD FACOG

Dr. Brian Josephs founded Advanced Care for Women in 2013. His mission is to offer the women in the community and surrounding areas a practice where they are heard and respected. Prior to forming his practice, Dr. Josephs attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate degree and received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in 2005. Dr. Josephs is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has practiced in the area for many years, and mentors other physicians in the local area. Dr. Josephs has received many accolades based on his surgical expertise and is happy to offer minimally invasive techniques to help his patients return to normal life as quickly as possible. He practices based on his mantra of “healthy moms and healthy babies”.

Dr. Josephs has served as the Department Chairman of Women’s and Children’s Services at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center since 2014. In 2017, Dr. Josephs received the distinguished award of “Provider of the Year” for Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. He continues to work relentlessly to see his vision come true.

Amy L. Frederick

Amy L. Frederick

MSN, CNM

Amy attended WV Wesleyan College where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. She has cared for women and children since 1999 in various Virginia hospitals. While working with these families, she realized the value of allowing women to have choices in their healthcare. She decided to pursue a career in midwifery in hopes to advocate for women and families to have the birth they truly desire. After attending Frontier Nursing University, where she earned a Master’s Degree; Amy began her midwifery career in Pennsylvania. As a provider, she was able to help many women, not only with childbearing but with many aspects of their healthcare. Her approach centers holistic and safe care for each woman she serves. She is very excited to partner with Dr. Josephs and bring midwifery services to Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas.

Jessica Rollins

Jessica Rollins

MSN, FNP-BC

Jessica is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She started her nursing career with an Associate of Science in Nursing degree from Germanna Community College in 2013. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2015. Jessica earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University with a focus in family medicine in 2020.

Jessica’s passion is women’s health and obstetrics. Jessica believes in building strong relationships with her patients and providing personalized care that is tailored to each patient’s individual needs. She is very excited to partner with Advanced Care for Women and bring her services to Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas.

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys boating, camping, kayaking, traveling, and photography.

Annie Kownack

Annie Kownack

MSN, CNM, WHNP

Annie was born and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Old Dominion University, she worked in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for five years. She greatly values the time she spent as a Registered Nurse providing care for critically ill children and being there for many families during difficult times. During her time as a nurse, she realized her true passion was women’s health, so she decided to pursue a career as a Midwife and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Annie received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University and graduated in 2020. She has cared for women in many settings including hospitals, birth centers, and underserved international areas. Annie enjoys providing holistic and family centered care for women throughout their lifespan but is especially excited about helping women navigate pregnancy. She believes in providing individualized care to each client and making sure they feel empowered and informed about their care.

In her spare time, Annie likes to drink coffee, travel, go to the beach, hike, hangout with family and friends, and cuddle with her golden retriever, Jordy. She is very excited to join Advanced Care for Women and is looking forward to practicing in Fredericksburg!

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