Our Team

Sharon L. Sheffield, MD, FACOG

Dr. Sharon Sheffield is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been practicing in Franklin since 1997. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia, and she completed her internship and residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Dr. Sheffield is interested in all aspects of women’s health care. In addition to a full-time obstetrics practice, she also enjoys gynecological surgery. As a gynecologic surgeon, her areas of surgical interest range from minimally invasive procedures to major abdominal surgery. She is also certified to perform laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomies.

GHIAS A. RANA, MD

Dr. Ghias Rana is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Urogynecology. Dr. Rana obtained his undergraduate degree in Jessah, Saudi Arabia, and his Doctorate of Medicine from Allama Iqbal Medical College in Pakistan. He completed his residency at Upstate Medical University in New York, where he received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation award for humanism and excellence in teaching during residency.
Dr. Rana has been practicing in Franklin since 2014. He is interested in all aspects of women’s health care. In addition to a full time obstetrics practice, Dr. Rana also specializes in female pelvic medicine, such as, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, fecal incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections, and female pelvic prolapse.
Dr. Rana resides in Franklin with his family. During his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.

Tobi W. Byrd, WHNP, CNM

Tobi Byrd RN, MS, WHNP-BC, CNM serves as a certified nurse-midwife and nurse practitioner at OB-GYN Physicians, where she treats women in all stages of the life including adolescent care, obstetrical care, and menopausal care. She has special interest in caring for teenage women focusing on education for optimal gynecological health and contraceptive options.

Tobi began her nursing career at Riverside School of Professional Nursing in Newport News, Virginia where she graduated with her RN degree. She received highest honors in nursing upon graduating from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. Tobi earned her certification as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner after graduating from Planned Parenthood OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner Program, and she later earned her Master of Science degree in Midwifery and certification as a Nurse Midwife upon graduation from Philadelphia University in Pennsylvania. She holds certifications from the NCC and the AMCB. Tobi is a member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing and the American College of Nurse Midwives.

Tobi resides in Suffolk, Virginia with her husband and teenage daughter. She spends most of her free time watching her daughter play sports and traveling with her family for sports tournaments. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends at the beach.

Sharon L. Sheffield, MD, FACOG

Dr. Sharon Sheffield is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been practicing in Franklin since 1997. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia, and she completed her internship and residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Dr. Sheffield is interested in all aspects of women’s health care. In addition to a full-time obstetrics practice, she also enjoys gynecological surgery. As a gynecologic surgeon, her areas of surgical interest range from minimally invasive procedures to major abdominal surgery. She is also certified to perform laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomies.

GHIAS A. RANA, MD

Dr. Ghias Rana is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Urogynecology. Dr. Rana obtained his undergraduate degree in Jessah, Saudi Arabia, and his Doctorate of Medicine from Allama Iqbal Medical College in Pakistan. He completed his residency at Upstate Medical University in New York, where he received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation award for humanism and excellence in teaching during residency.

Dr. Rana has been practicing in Franklin since 2014. He is interested in all aspects of women’s health care. In addition to a full time obstetrics practice, Dr. Rana also specializes in female pelvic medicine, such as, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, fecal incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections, and female pelvic prolapse.

Dr. Rana resides in Franklin with his family. During his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.

Tobi W. Byrd, WHNP, CNM

Tobi Byrd RN, MS, WHNP-BC, CNM serves as a certified nurse-midwife and nurse practitioner at OB-GYN Physicians, where she treats women in all stages of the life including adolescent care, obstetrical care, and menopausal care. She has special interest in caring for teenage women focusing on education for optimal gynecological health and contraceptive options.

Tobi began her nursing career at Riverside School of Professional Nursing in Newport News, Virginia where she graduated with her RN degree. She received highest honors in nursing upon graduating from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

Tobi earned her certification as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner after graduating from Planned Parenthood OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner Program, and she later earned her Master of Science degree in Midwifery and certification as a Nurse Midwife upon graduation from Philadelphia University in Pennsylvania.

She holds certifications from the NCC and the AMCB. Tobi is a member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing and the American College of Nurse Midwives.

Tobi resides in Suffolk, Virginia with her husband and teenage daughter. She spends most of her free time watching her daughter play sports and traveling with her family for sports tournaments. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends at the beach.

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