About Us

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Meet The Doctor

Olubunmi Alo, MD, FACOG

Dr. Alo had her OB/GYN residency training at the University of Buffalo, New York. At the completion of her residency, she was given the Marcos B. Gallego, M.D. Award in Recognition of Overall Clinical Excellence.

She is a Fellow of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). She is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Meet the Nurse Practitioners

Amanda J. Ruby, WHNP

Amanda came to us from Ohio with several years of experience. She previously worked at a community health agency serving the underserved. Her nursing career began at Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio where she worked in the cardiac care unit and trained to be a sexual assault nurse examiner. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Kent State University. Amanda then joined Palmetto OB/GYN in August of 2020, where she enjoys caring for patients of all ages. She enjoys walks on the beach with her two dogs, Josie and CiCi. She also loves exploring what the Myrtle Beach area has to offer.

Melissa J. LaFehr, WHNP

Melissa graduated from Colorado College, where she majored in Economics. She thoroughly enjoyed participating in health-related societies and extracurricular activities, which led her to wholeheartedly pursue nursing at the provider level. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. Melissa then joined Palmetto OB/GYN in January 2023, where she loves to create meaningful relationships with her patients, practice evidenced-based care, and provide excellent patient education. Her passions include family planning, preventive care, and pregnancy care across all trimesters. When not in clinic, Melissa enjoys exploring the South with her fiancé and two cats, Coral, and Finley.

What Our Patients Say