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Life's Journey OB/GYN is dedicated to providing comprehensive and up to date gynecologic care. We serve women of all ages to maintain optimal gynecologic well being throughout all of the phases of a woman's life. Our providers will evaluate, diagnose and treat a wide range of gynecological disorders and diseases in women in their pre-reproductive years, child bearing years and menopausal years. We personalize your care in order for you to develop a health and prevention plan for your unique needs.

Some Services We Offer Include:

  • Annual exams
  • Pap smears, cervical cancer screening
  • STD checks/treatment
  • Breast exams
  • Family planning
  • IUD placement/removal
  • Female sterilization in office with an essure placement or surgically
  • Pelvic ultrasounds, in office
  • In office endometrial ablations for heavy menstrual cycles
  • Biopsies (endometrial, cervical and vulvar/vaginal)
  • Colposcopies
  • LEEP & Cryosurgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Diagnosis and management of urinary incontinence
  • Menopausal management
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Limited infertility treatment
  • Pelvic surgeries including bladder and uterine surgeries.


Dr. Duckett was the first in the area to offer laparoscopic hysterectomies and performs all major and minor gynecological/pelvic surgeries at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.

She specializes in laparoscopic, highly advanced and minimally invasive techniques to spare women costly hospitalizations, large scars and long healing times.

She performs numerous surgeries including hysterectomies, incontinence surgeries, vaginal reconstruction surgeries for prolapse bladder, rectocele and cystocele, and laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis.

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Notice to all of our patients who have been seen or who have upcoming appointments at our Ridgway Location, we will no longer be seeing patients at our Ridgway Office. Your care is of utmost importance and we would like to continue to serve you at our DuBois Office.

Julie Szymanski, CNM is no longer providing care at Life's Journey and Megen Handley, CRNP will be seeing her pateints at our DuBois Office.

As of June 1, 2015 Jamie Knarr has accepted a new position at the University of Pennsylvania- Lancaster General Hospital. While we are Happy for Jamie and Wish her the Best of Luck in the Future, it is important to note that your future appointments with Life's Journey will be with one of our other providers.

Please contact our DuBois Office at 814-371-1900 to Schedule an Appointment or with any questions or concerns you may have.

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Life's Journey OBGYN  |  190 West Park Ave, Suite 9 Dubois, PA 15801  |  814-371-1900  |