Our physicians and professional staff are dedicated to providing you with the very best in women's health care. You will find our personalized quality and confidential women's health care to be sensitive and attentive to your needs.

Manatee Gynecology has board certified physicians and practitioners who are committed to providing excellent quality of women's health care to our community.

Below you will find biographies of our physicians and staff.


Karen Furey Liebert, MD

Karen Furey Liebert, MD joined Manatee Gynecology in 1991. She received her undergraduate degree at the College of the Holy Cross. She attained her medical degree from Georgetown University, graduating with honors and as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Liebert completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Georgetown University. She then served in the Public Health Service for four years in North Carolina. Dr. Liebert is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Marion M. Pandiscio, MD

Marion M. Pandiscio, MD is from Boston and attended Brown University, where she earned her undergraduate and medical degrees. After her residency at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, RI, she served in the U.S. Air Force. She came to Bradenton in 1996.

Dr. Pandiscio is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology. She is especially interested in menopause medicine and is a member of the North American Menopause Society, as well as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Kinnari P. Desai, MD MPH

Kinnari P. Desai, MD MPH is a board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist.  Dr. Desai received her medical degree with honors from Ponce School of Medicine. She finished her Ob/Gyn residency at Parkland Hospital-University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Subsequently, she completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Chronic Pelvic Pain while getting her Masters in Public Health at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  She is a member of the American College of Ob/Gyn, American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopy, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 

In addition, to general gynecology, Dr. Desai’s special interests include laparoscopic and robotic surgery, chronic pelvic pain, vulvar disorders, fibroids and endometriosis.  She is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Veronica Socas, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

A native of El Paso, Texas, Dr. Socas received her medical degree from the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez School of Medicine where she received the fifth highest grade point average in the XLI Medical Surgeon Generation by the University. She completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Ohio followed by a Fellowship in Advanced Gynecologic Endoscopy training in New York. Dr. Socas has expertise in advanced minimally invasive gynecology surgery, and reconstructive pelvic surgery with management of urinary incontinence.

Dr. Socas is affiliated with The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Urogynecologic Society. Her mission is to provide the highest quality and most compassionate Healthcare for women in our community.

Dr. Socas is Bilingual in Spanish and English. She enjoys tennis, yoga, dancing and spending time with her family.