Meet the Providers

Meet Dr. Knight

Dr. Knight is a board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Born and raised in Northern California, Dr. Knight completed her undergraduate education at U.C. Berkeley, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Biology and a minor in Women’s Studies. While attending college she received recognition for her contribution to the development of a traveling health clinic for the homeless and for perinatal services for homeless women. Dr Knight earned a Master’s degree in Anatomy and Neurobiology from Saint Louis University where she also attended Medical School. She completed her residency at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis.  In addition to her medical accomplishments, Dr Knight speaks Spanish and she is a licensed pilot.

Dr Knight currently is a practicing Ob/Gyn and is the CEO of Women’s Health Specialists of Saint Louis.  In addition to her medical practice, Dr Knight has contributed to the development of medical technology as a consultant for Neodiagnostix, the Gynecology Advisor of Endostim and as a scientific advisor for Peak Surgical.  Dr Knight is the current Medical Director for the Family Planning Clinic of Franklin County and for Unite The World With Africa and has worked in Tanzania providing women’s health training for medical providers. Dr Knight is sought after as a national speaker.  She is a national speaker for Myriad Genetics and currently makes a monthly appearance on Great Day Saint Louis.  She has been featured on “Birthday”, a Discovery Health Channel program and has made an appearance on NBC Nightly News. She was also the co-host of Body Language, a national radio program.  Dr Knight is passionate about women’s health and she sees her career as a privilege.  She enjoys the opportunity to educate women about their bodies, in particular about hormonal changes that occur throughout each month and throughout the lifetime.  It is Dr Knight’s hope that through her contributions, she can help women everywhere be better educated, in better health, and empowered.

Dr. Knight is now accepting new patients.

Meet Dr. Eastep

Dr. Laura EastepDr. Laura K. Eastep is a board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Eastep is an Alabama native who was raised in Southeast Texas. She received her undergraduate degree from Lamar University in her hometown of Beaumont, Texas, where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Dr. Eastep received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She also completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where she served as Administrative Chief Resident, also receiving several “Golden Apple” awards for medical student teaching.

Dr. Eastep is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Association for Gynecologic Laparoscopists. Her professional interests include routine and high risk obstetrics, comprehensive women’s health including preventative medicine, family planning, nutrition and general patient education, and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

Dr. Eastep’s personal passions include health, fitness and nutrition. She enjoys cooking, strength training, running, spinning, and traveling with her husband.

Dr. Eastep is currently accepting new patients.


Meet Dr. Sillas

Dr. Lindsay SillasJ. Lindsay Sillas, M.D. (formerly known as J. Lindsay Reed, M.D.) is a board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist. Dr. Sillas attended MICDS before matriculating to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a second degree in Romance Languages. She received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.

She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis where she served as an Administrative Chief Resident. She received honors during residency as Resident of the Year for teaching and she was awarded first prize for Dr. David Rothman Research Day in 2012. While in private practice, Dr. Sillas has enjoyed delivering infants and performing surgery but her professional interests also extend to adolescent health, exercise and nutrition, promoting wellness of women. She is committed to providing quality care to her patients.

Dr. Sillas personally enjoys traveling, scrapbooking, journaling, and exercising with her husband.

Dr. Sillas is currently accepting new patients.


Meet Angela Misuraco, WHNP

Angela is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse
Practitioner born and raised in the St. Louis area. She completed her undergraduate degree at Barnes College of Nursing at the University of Missouri, St. Louis and later returned for her graduate degree in Nursing, specializing in women’s health. She enjoys working with a diverse population of women of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. Learning to appreciate their similarities and respect their differences. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Angela worked as a research coordinator for Washington University School of Medicine focusing on heart disease and depression. She also had the pleasure of working on the post partum floor at Barnes
Jewish Hospital.

Angela chose to study nursing after experiencing a less than desirable prenatal and delivery experience herself. She enjoys educating and empowering women. She particularly enjoys helping to ease a woman’s fears during her first exam.

In her free time she enjoys traveling, hiking, spinning, Stott Pilates, and running. She volunteers with various dog rescue groups. She lives with her husband and 3 dogs.

Mrs. Misuraco is currently accepting new patients.

Meet Deanna Woodroffe, NP

Deanna Woodroffe holds a master’s degree in Nursing and is board certified as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She began her career as a Labor & Delivery nurse at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center and has been a nurse practitioner with Women’s Health Specialists for almost 10 years.

Her practice style emphasizes a holistic approach, combining both traditional and alternative medicine and focusing on the cause of health issues instead of only treating symptoms.

Deanna has a passion for functional medicine and is currently completing a fellowship in functional medicine with A4M, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.

Deanna’s goal is to empower women to take charge of their health and to help guide them in the necessary steps toward optimal health and wellness. “You can feel better. Whether you are suffering with IBS, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Hormone Imbalance or any other condition that keeps you from being as vibrant and healthy as you would like to be, you don’t have to continue to suffer. It takes time and effort, but utilizing nutrition, high quality supplements, bioidentical hormones and stress reduction techniques, we can restore balance and get you back to where you want to be.”

Deanna is currently accepting new patients.