Meet Our Team
Vida Riston AP, CNM, FNP, MSN
Vida Riston, RN, CNM, FNP, MSN has been in practice for over 20 years. She is accomplished in the field in gynecology, obstetrics, family practice, and aesthetics. She holds degrees from Lamar University, New York University Downstate, and the University of Texas Health Science Center. She has multiple advanced certifications in both OB-GYN and Aesthetics, and she is ANCC certified.
Ms. Riston is currently the director and CEO of Center for Women’s Health and Birth Care, La Vue International Laser and Aesthetic Center, and River Oaks Gynecology and Aesthetics.
When not working at her businesses, she is busy with animal rescue and PETA.
Max Sprott, MD
Dr. Maxie C. Sprott has been in practice for over 25 years. He was a National Merit Scholar and graduated from Yale, New Haven for his undergraduate degree and Meharry University for his doctorate. He finished his residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center.
Dr. Sprott is currently on staff at Christus Hospital, First Street Surgical, and Baptist Surgical Center.
When not working, he enjoys his multiple dog and cat rescues and listening to jazz.
Chevelta A. Smith, DO
Dr. Chevelta A. Smith is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Navy veteran, pastor, marriage coach, educator, and published author. She is a dynamic and powerful speaker—both medically and spiritually. She touches the lives of many people across the nation through the broadcast ministries of Resurrection Today, TBN, Streaming Faith, and her former radio show, Straight Talk with Dr. Chevelta, featured on Gospel Impact Radio 2013-2014. After the 2015 release of her new book Can I Push? Understanding the Process to Delivering Your Purpose, Dr. Smith was a guest on the national TV shows Cornerstone Television Network (Pittsburgh, Penn.), Neighbor and Friends (Atlanta, Ga.), and the internationally-syndicated LIVE TV talk show, The Harvest Show (South Bend, Ind.).
As an attending physician, Dr. Chevelta has been actively practicing obstetrics and gynecology for almost 10 years. Her area of special gynecological interests includes, but is not limited to, Vulvodynia, a chronic vaginal pain disorder affecting both women and young girls. As a surgeon, she loves performing minimally invasive surgeries, especially using the technology of the daVinci Robot. Dr Smith’s passion to educate is extremely evident through her interactive, role-playing-style of teaching. This passion led Dr. Smith to serve as an assistant professor for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM). Additionally, she was appointed director of the women’s health module for second-year medical students while employed by Rowan University SOM. Currently, Dr. Chevelta is affiliated with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she serves both residents and medical students as a mentor and lecturer.