Our Location

      1400 Peoples Plaza,
      Suite 301
      Newark, DE 19702

      About Us

      Welcome to Vitality Health & Med Spa. We offer our patients health, wellness, and aesthetic treatments. Dr. Knapp has successfully integrated his years of experience with emerging medical advances and technology to provide his patients with the most current options for treatment available.

      Our Team

      J. Michael Knapp, DO, DO

      GYN, BioIdentical Hormone Replacement, Medical Weight Loss, Obstetrics and Gynecology

      Dr. Knapp is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. A graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Knapp went on to complete his residency training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He served on active duty as a Medical Officer in the United States Army for 11 years caring for our service members and their families until retiring as a Major in 2001.

      Lauren Dawson, NP

      Women's Healthcare, Women's Healthcare

      Lauren Dawson, APRN, is a certified family nurse practitioner in Delaware and Maryland with a passion for women’s health and wellness. She received her associate of science degree in nursing from Cecil College and went on to obtain her bachelor’s and master’s of nursing degrees from Wilmington University.  She completed her doctor of nursing practice degree in 2020 from the University of Maryland. 

      Lauren enjoys working with patients in all stages of life while providing a holistic approach to care.  She believes in fostering an open and trusting patient-provider relationship and empowering her patients through education. 

      Lauren has over a decade of nursing experience ranging from emergency nursing, women’s health, and nursing education.  She also serves as an Associate Professor of Nursing at Cecil College specializing in women’s health and adult  medical-surgical nursing.  

      Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.


      Bridget graduated from Drexel University with a bachelor's degree in MIS and Finance. She went on to obtain a master's degree in Instructional Technology also from Drexel. She spent 20 years in corporate America managing multi-million-dollar projects and designing voice response systems for many Fortune 500 companies. She brings her management and organizational skills to Women's Wellness to insure the staff has everything it needs to provide a comfortable and pleasant patient experience. Bridget supports her husband's passion for making a difference in his patients' lives and is excited to be working with him.

      Jean, MA

      Office Manager

      Jean is Dr. Knapp's go to expert.  She knows all of the patients on a personal level and give 100% attention and care to everyone in the office.  Jean is the point person for the BioTE hormone replacement therapy.  She can answer any questions. Please be patient if you are not able to get access to Jean right away, as she is busy researching any and all patient related situations with personal contact.  Jean is a Medical Assistant and has been in the medical field for over 25 years. She spends most her time with her husband, children and grandchildren.

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