Tanana Valley Clinic  

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Dr. Wappett & Dr. Highfill with the daVinci Robot

Dr. Kerry Wappett and Dr. Jessica Highfill
with the daVinci Robot

The OB/GYN department at Tanana Valley Clinic is a team comprised of highly trained physicians who are board certified in their specialty and credentialed by  Fairbanks Memorial Hospital where they perform a variety of services including child birth, Cesarean deliveries and hysterectomies, as well as daVinci Robotic assisted surgery. (see photo below)

Our physicians are trained in state-of-the-art techniques for obstetric and gynecological care for all stages of a woman's life. Find out more information about daVinci Robotic surgery and more detailed information about specific gynecological surgeries.

TVC has had a long tradition of caring for women in Fairbanks, and have been providing excellent patient care in the Interior for nearly 50 years. Whether it is out-patient care in our clinic or in-patient care at FMH, our providers expertly address a wide range of gynecologic and women’s health concerns including:

Primary and preventative health care for women

  • Management of simple and high-risk pregnancies
  • Post-partum care
  • Menopause and osteoporosis
  • Breast health
  • Diseases of the female reproductive system
  • Pelvic pain
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • In-office endometrial ablation
  • Reproductive medicine


  • Birth control consultation
  • Lactation
  • Bladder control
  • Genital warts
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and its vaccination
  • Infectious diseases
    STDs including HIV
  • Fibroids
  • State-of-the-art minimally invasive surgery using Laparoscopic and daVinci Robotic surgical tools.


Our providers also provide some of the most progressive birth control options currently available including:

  • Implanted birth control, placement and removal
  • Once-a-month vaginal rings
  • IUDs, placement and removal
  • Pills
  • Emergency contraception
  • Sterilization, laparoscopy
  • Essure, nonsurgical sterilization

Learn more about the TVC OB/GYN Provider team:

Tanana Valley Clinic is also proud to offer classes on breastfeeding and successful childbirth preparation.

Contact us at (907) 459-3500

Tanana Valley Clinic, Your Medical Home.

Banner Health, Tanana Valley Clinic
1001 Noble St.
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 459-3500
(888) 459-3500
Fax: (907) 459-3566
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