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Rachel C. Cartechine, MD, FACOG

Rachel C. Cartechine, MD, FACOG


  • Education

  • Florida State University College of Medicine (Doctor of Medicine) Tallahassee, FL

  • University of South Florida (Bachelor of Science, Biology) Tampa, FL

  • University of South Florida (Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry) Tampa, FL
  • Residency

  • University of Florida at Shands Jacksonville (Chief Administration Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology) Jacksonville, FL

Rachel C. Cartechine, MD is part of our Health First Medical Group team. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Cartechine is a native of Brevard County who returned to continue her career in Obstetrics and Gynecology after working in private practice in Orlando, FL. Dr. Cartechine graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Florida where she earned degrees in both biology and biochemistry. She then obtained her Doctorate of Medicine from Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Cartechine subsequently completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Florida at Shands Jacksonville where she was selected to serve as Administrative Chief Resident. During residency, Dr. Cartechine participated in numerous research studies and was honored with both the “Ann-Harwood Nuss Resident Advocate” and “Best Resident Laparoscopist” awards. Additionally, she received many honors in administrative work and teaching. Upon completion of residency, Dr. Cartechine gained additional experience while working at Winnie Palmer Hospital, one of the largest women’s hospitals in the nation.

Dr. Cartechine practices general obstetrics and gynecology. She has extensive experience with both routine and high-risk pregnancies. She performs same-day, minimally-invasive surgery using a laparoscopic or hysteroscopic approach and vaginal surgeries, including surgery for uterine prolapse and pelvic floor relaxation. Dr. Cartechine prides herself in providing the highest level of care for her patients including remaining up to date in the latest evidence-based approaches in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

She is advanced cardiac life support and basic life support certified.

Practice Information

  • Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Special Focuses

  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Routine and High-Risk Prenatal Care

Office Location


  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hospital Privileges

  • Health First's Holmes Regional Medical Center
    1350 South Hickory St.
    Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Phone: 321.434.7000