Jessica Apel

Jessica Apel, DO

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Book Appointment Women Living Well Obstetrics & Gynecology

Languages Spoken By This Provider:

English

Accepts New Patients

Telehealth Appointments Available

Women Living Well – Hockessin Location

6300 Limestone Road
Suite A&B
Hockessin, DE 19707
Phone: (302) 635-9800 Fax: (302) 239-2001

Hospital Affiliations

Christiana Care Hospital

Jessica Apel, D.O. completed her medical training at Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine after graduating from the State University of New Jersey–Rutgers College with a BA in Biology. She joined Christiana Care for residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology and graduated in 2012. Dr. Apel became Board Certified in January of 2015.

Dr. Apel is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). She loves practicing Obstetrics. Creating a safe environment with open communication during an emotional charged pregnancy is her goal. Her favorite patient visit is the 6-week post partum follow up. Snuggling newborns and listening to women discuss their transition after delivery into motherhood for the first, second, or fifth time is complex and rewarding. Dr. Apel loves being in the operating room with Dr. Smith. Over the years, both have cultivated their minimally invasion surgical techniques and compliment each other fluidly in the operating room. Dr. Apel is also passionate about fitness and self care for both herself and her patients. Some of her other areas of expertise and interests are:

Abnormal Pap Smears Management, Adolescent Gynecology, Alternative Pain Management During Labor, Breast Feeding Education and Support, Contraceptive Management, Endometrial Ablations, Endometriosis Management, Exercise in Pregnancy, Family Planning, Fertility, High Risk Pregnancy, IUD-Intrauterine Device, Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Menopause, Menstrual Disorders, Nexplanon, Pelvic Prolapse, Pelvic Pain, Practice of Mindfulness, Vulvar Disorders, Complicated Vaginitis, Preconception Counseling, Pregnancy Loss, Preventative Medicine for Women’s Health, Urinary Incontinence

She and her husband George enjoy time together at their home in Kennett Square, PA. Their daughter, Ella Mae, started Fourth Grade this year and loves softball. Georgie began second grade and is busy with football and baseball. Jess enjoys exercise and believes physical movement is critical in maintaining young and vitality. As a previous collegiate athlete: weight lifting, cycling, yoga, her Peloton including App, and running help keep a balance of mental and physical health during her chaotic and demanding schedule. Her newest interest is in both functional medicine and exploring alternative pathways for healthier living. She also enjoys cooking in her kitchen by the fireplace; skiing; watching documentaries; being outside; helping to farm her land with her husband; playing with their Newfoundland puppy, Hawthorne; and sitting on her porch with a hot cup of coffee.

Dr. Apel truly believes in creating a strong referral network of the best experts who provide care for women in our community. Women Living Well has been a dream of hers since medical school. She envisions a practice where women are healthy both in mind and body.

Patient Reviews

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Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Dr. Apel is always friendly, listens to my concerns, and gives great feedback/medical advice. At my last visit, she listened to my concerns and subsequently discovered that I was already dilated 5cm at under 33 weeks gestation. I truly believe she helped to save my baby's life by sending me to triage for further care. She then delivered my baby a few days later and she was amazing. Definitely very pleased with Women Living Well as a practice and plan on staying here for my gynecological care.

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Dr Apel always makes me feel so comfortable and calm regardless of any of my concerns. I could not be happier to be her patient !

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Dr. Apel is extremely patient-centered. She has an amazing bedside manner. She's the doctor I trust most.

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At this stage of my pregnancy we were just having routine appointments while waiting birth of baby.

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Every staff member I encountered was kind and helpful.

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Dr Apel is always caring, knowledgeable, and helpful

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I've never had a doctor care for my well being as Dr. Apel has. She focuses on mental, physical and emotional wellness.

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Always listening and addressing all the concerns patients may have

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Dr. Apel was so knowledgeable and encouraging. She answered all of my questions and helped me stay informed about the process of labor and delivery.

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I was seen in a timely manner and I received very attentive care.

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I love my doctor!

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Childbirth / Labor & Delivery

Dr. Apel is an amazing doctor. She is thorough, dedicated and excellent at explaining everything as she goes.

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Everyone at this office is great. Very friendly.