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Our Physicians

Bruce Zafran, M.D., F.A.C.O.G

Bruce Zafran, M.D., F.A.C.O.G

Dr. Zafran has been in clinical practice for over twenty years. He is the founder and president of Royal Palm OB/GYN; a single specialty group for women's healthcare.

Dr. Zafran is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is recognized nationally as Who's Who in American Obstetrics and Gynecology. Presently he is an adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at HCA Northwest Regional Medical Center in Margate, Florida. He is also the past Chairman of the Department of OB/GYN at Coral Springs Medical Center.

Dr. Zafran has a special interest in Stem Cell Research and acts as a consultant on the Medical and Science Advisory Board for Cryo-Cell International.

Tim Puckett, M.D., F.A.C.O.G

Tim Puckett, M.D., F.A.C.O.G

Dr. Puckett received his Doctorate in Medicine from the uniformed services University of the Health Services Bethesda Maryland in 1985. His internship and residency were at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. After serving in the United States Army Medical Corps, he practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology in the metro Boston area for 15 years prior to joining Royal Palm OB/GYN in 2005.

Dr. Puckett is board certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a skilled surgeon with a focus on minimally invasive Gynecological Surgery and is trained on the da Vinci Robotic System.

Hala Bunni, M.D.

Hala Bunni, M.D.

Dr. Bunni is a Canadian who received her medical education at the American University of the Caribbean in St. Maarten, and completed clinical rotations in New York. After receiving her medical degree, she completed residency in Baltimore, MD. Doctor Bunni then moved to Bellevue, Ohio to provide obstetrical and gynecologic care to the underserved. After completing three years of practice, she moved to Florida and joined the Royal Palm OBGYN family.

Dr Bunni enjoys providing a broad spectrum of obstetrical and gynecologic care to patients of all ages. She is trained in a variety of obstetric and gynecologic surgical procedures, focusing on laparoscopy.

Jose Luis Terrazas, M.D.


Dr. Terrazas received his medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico in 2010. He did residency training in OBGYN at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA. After this, he practiced for 2 years as an assistant professor of OBGYN at an academic institution in Florida prior to joining Royal Palm OB/GYN in 2016.

He is a skilled surgeon focusing on minimally invasive gynecologic surgery including laparoscopic, single site laparoscopic, and robotic surgical techniques. Other interests include surgical management of large fibroids and minimally invasive surgery on women with obesity.

Charlene Hylton, M.D.

Dr. Hylton received her medical degree at Florida State University and completed her residency training at the University of Florida in Jacksonville.  In her final year of residency, she served as chief resident and received the Florida Board of Medicine Chairman award for demonstrating extraordinary medical and social competence as well as exceptional skill. After completing residency, she returned to her home, South Florida where she joined the Royal Palm OBGYN group.

Dr. Hylton enjoys providing care to women through all phases of their lives and has developed a special interest in adolescent care. She provides a variety of obstetric and gynecologic procedures.

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