Obstetrics & Gynecology

Joanne B. Votel, MD

Partners Obstetrics & Gynecology PA, 651-770-3320


Dr. Votel has been board certified in obstetrics and gynecology since 1990.


After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, she attended the University of Minnesota Medical School where she also completed her OB/GYN residency.

Professional activities

Dr. Votel started the Partners OB/GYN practice in 1991 after working a few years at another Twin Cities OB/GYN clinic. She is currently a board member of Premier OB/GYN, Maplewood Surgery Center and the University Of St. Catherine Henrietta Schmoll School Of Health. She was voted a Top Doctor by Mpls/St. Paul Magazine and one of the Best Doctors for Women by Minnesota Monthly numerous years.

Practice interests

She has an interest in robotic surgery, robotic pelvic repair/support evaluations and treatments, and urinary incontinence.

Personal interests

Dr. Votel enjoys spending time with family, friends and her dogs. She enjoys education, gardening, swimming, boating and skiing.

Personal statement

"We are most helpful to those we serve when we listen."