Our Physicians

Rizwana Fareeduddin, MD, FACOG

Dr. Fareed

Dr. Fareeduddin (known as Dr. Fareed) is a skilled and compassionate specialist whose goal is to empower and support high-risk pregnant women to have healthy pregnancies and healthy lives. As many of her patients will hear her say “without mom, there is no baby!”

Dr. Fareed serves on several hospital committees and is a member of organizations such as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM), American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine and the American Association of Physician Leaders. She is the incoming Chair for the ACOG District XII Perinatal Morbidity Committee and is part of the SMFM State Liaison Network toward Reducing Maternal Mortality. She serves on the AHCA Birth Outcomes Workgroup working to improve access to high quality health care for pregnant women.

Her interests include maternal medical complications, genetics, multiple gestation, practice management and patient safety and quality initiatives. She backs charities that support women’s health and those that assist victims of domestic violence. She believes that all pregnant women deserve access to safe, equitable and high-quality healthcare and works to contribute to that becoming a reality.

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Sint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles

Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, Michigan

Fellowship: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

Board Certifications:
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal-Fetal Medicine


Kathryn Patrick, MD, FACOG

Dr. PatrickKathryn Patrick, MD, FACOG, is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician here at North Florida Perinatal Associates. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Vanderbilt University and then became a true Gator, completing her medical school, obstetrics and gynecology residency, and Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship training at the University of Florida.

Although she grew up in Kansas City, she has been a Gainesville resident since 2008. Dr. Patrick’s primary goal is to provide comprehensive, compassionate, cutting-edge medical care to women with unique pregnancies. She has special interests in the management of maternal medical complications of pregnancy and ultrasonographic prenatal diagnosis.

She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and board eligible in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Patrick lives in Gainesville with her husband, an Orthopedic Surgeon in the community, and her two young children. She enjoys all things related to her kids, reading, cooking and entertaining, and live music. Above all, Dr. Patrick is excited and honored to have the opportunity to care for you and your baby during your pregnancy.

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

Fellowship: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine

Board Certifications:
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal-Fetal Medicine - Board Eligible


You can have confidence in Drs. Fareed and Patrick and the compassionate staff at North Florida Perinatal Associates.