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russel.jpgRussell L. Wavrin, MD

Dr. Wavrin was born in Owatonna, Minnesota, and received all his education in Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Biology from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota and his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. His residency was in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Minnesota and he started his private practice with Diamond Women's Center in 1981.

Dr. Wavrin is a Fellow with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and is a past Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

Dr. Wavrin's special interests include infertility, evaluation and treatment, as well as colposcopy and treatment of Abnormal Pap Smears.

Dr. Wavrin is married to his wife Sandra. They have one daughter, one son, and a dog. His hobbies include golfing and traveling. 


karee.jpgKaree E. Lehrman, MD

Dr. Karee Lehrman graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1985 and served her residency at Washington University School of Medicine until 1989. She became Board Certified in 1991 by the American Board of Ob-Gyn and is a member of the American College of OB-GYN and the Hennepin Medical Society.

Dr. Lehrman has a long history and connection to her birthplace. She has been part of the Diamond Women’s Center (formerly known as Drs. Hill, Haislet, Wavrin & Wright) since 1990 upon returning from St. Louis.

She believes that at an OB-GYN she has the privilege of providing care for healthy women needing preventative exams, as well as specialty care for woman with various female health concerns. What she most enjoys about her practice is her ability to connect to patients in all phases of their lives, from adolescents needing their first gynecological exam; to caring for expectant mothers through their pregnancy; to helping individuals or couples to achieve their desire to have a family; and attending to the special concerns for women going through the perimenopausal and postmenopausal years.

She has launched 2 adult sons and presently resides in Minnetonka with her husband and dog.


mary.jpgMary Anne Jacob, MD

Dr. Jacob was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Virginia, she completed her Medical Degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1995. In 1999, she finished her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Hospitals of Cleveland affiliated with Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Jacob relocated to the Twin Cities in 1999 to join Drs. Haislet, Wavrin, Wright, Lehrman, and Associates, now known as Diamond Women's Center. She became a diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2001. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and holds affiliations with the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Minnesota Ob-Gyn Society, and Hennepin Medical Society.

Dr. Jacob enjoys taking care of women in all stages of life: from adolescence, through the reproductive years, and into menopause. She has an interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques.

She lives in St. Louis Park with her husband and young family. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, and traveling.


juan.jpgJuan C. Angelats, MD

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Angelats grew up in Chicago’s western suburbs (Hinsdale), one of three children. His father is a retired plastic surgeon (Loyola University Medical Center) and his mother is a homemaker and philanthropist. His parents are originally from Peru. Dr. Angelats has travelled to Peru frequently since he was child and is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Angelats earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan in 1994 and earned his M.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998. He completed his residency at the University of Minnesota/Regions Hospital in 2002 and joined Diamond Women’s Center thereafter.

Dr. Angelats is able to provide a wide variety of care to his patients. His areas of interest include prenatal care and delivery, ultrasound, infertility, abnormal Pap smear management including colposcopy and LEEP, annual examinations, menopause including hormone replacement therapy and the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis and fibroids. Surgically, he can offer minimally invasive options including hysteroscopy, laparoscopy and robotic surgery. His goal is to always offer the best course of action for each individual patient.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Angelats enjoys spending time with his busy family. Dr. Angelats and his wife Erin reside in Edina with their three daughters. Dr. Angelats enjoys traveling with his family and is a sports enthusiast. He enjoys running, tennis and soccer. He is an avid sports fan of both college and professional sports.


daniel.jpgDaniel T. Chow, MD

Dr. Chow was born and raised in New Jersey. He graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in 1992 as part of the Honors Program in Medical Education. He then completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology, also at Northwestern.

In 1996, Dr. Chow was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He served as an attending physician there until relocating to Minnesota in 2000.

Dr. Chow joined Diamond Women's Center in January 2004. He was recognized by Minnesota Monthly magazine in 2007, 2010, 2013, 2015, and 2017 as one of the "Best Doctors for Women"; and by Minneapolis St Paul magazine in its "Top Doctors" issue in 2008. From 2014 through 2017, Dr. Chow served as both Vice Chair and Chair of the Department of OBGYN at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Dr. Chow and his wife, Martha, a veterinarian, live in Minnetonka with their twins, Ava and Jacob. An avid sports fan, he also enjoys playing the violin and traveling. Dr. Chow enjoys all aspects of General Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Infertility. He is most appreciative of the rewarding relationships he has formed with patients through the years.


DrJenniferSchwab.jpgJennifer L. Schwab, M.D.

Dr. Schwab was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Music at the University of Wisconsin, she was a violist in the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra before switching gears to a career in medicine. She attended Northwestern University Medical School, then completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of OBGYN at Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School for two years, and then spent two years in private practice in upstate New York. Dr. Schwab became board certified in OBGYN in 2015. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is happy to return to the Midwest, and to join Diamond Women’s Center.

Dr. Schwab enjoys taking care of women during prenatal care, and also provides a broad range of gynecologic services, from contraceptive counseling to postmenopausal care. Her time outside of work is mainly dedicated to her newborn daughter and she also enjoys yoga, running and reading.


PaigePersch_Color_180.jpgPaige E. Persch, M.D.

Dr. Persch was born in Minneapolis and was raised in Minnesota, California and Illinois. She received a Bachelor of Arts from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, and obtained her medical degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago in 2014. Dr. Persch subsequently completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.  She returned to Minnesota in 2018 to join Diamond Women’s Center.

Dr. Persch enjoys the full scope of obstetrics and gynecology, with special interests in prenatal care, family planning, infertility and minimally invasive surgery. She provides personalized care, partnering with her patients to find the right plan for them.

In her free time, Dr. Persch likes to relax with her husband and young son. Her hobbies include traveling, hiking, collecting records, and playing the piano.

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