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Akua Afriyie-Gray, M.D.


Akua Afriyie-Gray, M.D., FACOG, is a subspecialty-trained pediatric and adolescent gynecologist, and she is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology with a focused-practice designation in pediatric and adolescent gynecology.

Afriyie-Gray received her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and her bachelor’s from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Georgetown University Medical Center and additional training in pediatric and adolescent gynecology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Children’s National Medical Center.

She is a member of and has served on several committees within the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, the National Medical Association and the North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. She presents annually at multiple national research meetings, including the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, where she serves on the board of directors and is a graduate of the prestigious Academic Scholars and Leaders Program.

Her research has focused on medical education and pediatric and adolescent gynecology. Her roles in medical education have included service as a clerkship director and in the areas of diversity and inclusion nationally at the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics and during her time in Chicago. Afriyie-Gray has received multiple awards for exemplary medical and resident teaching and patient care throughout her career and was most recently named one of the top ten African American doctors in Austin.