About Us

Dr. Lisa founded West Gynecology in Midlothian, VA in 2008. West Gynecology is a private practice dedicated to providing optimal healthcare to our patients throughout the course of their lives. We offer a wide range of gynecological services and wellness services. We work with several insurance companies so you can receive the care that you deserve. Our attentive staff provides you with privacy and top-quality treatment in a clean, state-of-the-art facility. Dr. West and her staff have been nominated year after year as one of the best doctors and gynecologists in Style Weekly’s Best of Richmond. We are proud of our team and the care we provide to our patients.
Gynecologist in Midlothian, VA

Gynecologists in Midlothian, VA

Dr. Lisa West

Dr. Lisa West is a board certified physician through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School and did her residency at the Medical College of Virginia. She has been in private practice as an OB/GYN physician since 1997. In 2008, she stopped the obstetrical portion of her practice to focus her interests on gynecology, gynecologic surgery, including minimally invasive surgery, and medical aesthetics. She is specialized in women's health care for all ages and is certified in using the daVinci Robot for minimally invasive surgery. In her spare time, she loves painting, drawing, and working with her hands. She has incorporated her love of art into the art of medicine. She utilizes her artistic ability in her aesthetic practice, Club West Med Spa, located on the second floor in the same building. She has received advanced training and certification in aesthetic procedures including lasers and injections. She personally performs and oversees these services. Dr. West's husband is a board certified Gynecological Oncologist. His practice, Central Virginia Gynecologic Oncology, in located in Johnston Willis Hospital.

Jena Cotter, WHNP, BC

Jeena Cotter is a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner through the National Certification Corporation. She graduated from James Madison University with her Bachelors in Nursing and Old Dominion University with her Masters in Nursing. She has been working with Dr. West since 2014.  Jena has particular interests in the connection of the mental and physical wellbeing of health. She has advanced training in both aesthetics and obesity medicine and has a particular interest in helping patients feel and achieve their best self both mentally and physically. She sees patients for gynecologic care, weight management, and aesthetics. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, and practicing hot yoga.

Jennifer Shoemaker, WHNP

Jennifer Shoemaker is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She graduated from Western Governor’s University with her Bachelors in Nursing. Jennifer did part of her training with Dr West and Jena during completion of her Masters Degree in Nursing from Walden University. Her knowledge and compassion were apparent and she joined the practice shortly after graduation. She worked as an emergency department Registered Nurse for 18+ years prior to starting as an Nurse Practitioner Jen is excited to be part of a practice involving gynecologic and weight loss management patients. During her rotation she found such a passion for helping patients achieve their best selves. She emphasizes the care for oneself, mentally and physically. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and volunteers for both her daughter’s school and sports teams. She also is quite the craft connoisseur! 

For more information or to contact us, call or text West Gynecology at 804-378-9378!