Dr. Svetlana Cascio relocated to Florida in 2006. She completed her medical training at St. Matthews University School of Medicine in Belize, Central America and her Ob/Gyn residency training at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center/University of Connecticut.
Dr. Cascio is fluent in Russian and has a working knowledge of Spanish. Her goal in medical practice is to provide the best quality care for her patients in a warm, caring and friendly environment.
Dr. Cascio is a Board certified Ob/Gyn practitioner and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also a member of the American Medical Academy.
Board Certified Doctor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Joined OB/GYN Care Group July 2013 after she and her husband both served in the military. Dr. Morning served in the United States Army and also Texas Army National Guard.
Dr. Morning received her B.S. Biology at Xavier University of Louisiana and her Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College in Nashville. She completed her OB/GYN residency training in Dallas, Texas at Methodist Medical Center. After residency, Dr. Morning embarked on her Active Duty Army career at Fort Hood, Texas which is the largest military installation in the country and one of the busiest military hospitals for childbirth. During her time there, she provided routine high risk obstetrical prenatal care , gynecologic and surgical care for patients. She also played a very active role in the leadership of the Department, acting as Assistant Chief of the Women’s Health Department and Physician Administrator. She was very vocal in providing patients with the best care possible, fighting for continuity with same providers and fought to allow patients to have a larger voice in their medical care. She also deployed to Iraq where she provided medical are for our soldiers.
Once Dr. Morning and her husband completed their military careers, they moved to Orlando where her husband had attended University of Central Florida.
At OB/GYN Care Group, Dr. Morning provides routine obstetrical and gynecologic care, surgical procedures to include hysterectomy (vaginal, abdominal and laparoscopic), in office Essure sterilization, Novasure endometrial ablation and hysteroscopy. Also routine office procedures IUD placement, Nexplanon. Dr. Morning has a special interest in infertility, miscarriage and pregnancy. Dr. Morning believes in scientific based care but with no nonsense, common sense simple approach. Education and understanding by patients point of view is everything.
When not working, Dr. Morning enjoys spending time with her husband, son and 3 dogs. She loves running, cooking and having a good time.
Sandy Williamson, A.R.N.P, C.N.M, is a fourth generation midwife. She was the first Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner to graduate from the University of Florida in 1973.
In 1981 she graduated from the University of Miami with a Master’s Degree in Nursing and a clinical specialty in Nurse Midwifery.
In 1984, she founded Special Beginnings Birth and Gynecology Center, Inc., Orlando, Florida’s first and only nationally accredited freestanding birth center, and in the 22 years of operation, over 3000 families were born.
She also co-founded the Florida Alliance of Birth Centers (FABC) in 1986 and was FABC’s first president. She helped lobby changes in the insurance laws of Florida which mandated coverage for birth centers by all insurance companies licensed in the state.
In 2003, she was chosen as one of the top five nurse-midwives in the United States. She received the highest honor possible for a birth center owner, the National Association of Childbearing Centers 2005 Professional Achievement Award. She specializes in herbal, mineral, vitamin, homeopathic and bio identical hormone replacement therapy options for balancing and healing health issues. She is pleased to bring her 39 years of experience to OB-GYN Care Group.