Leslie A. Appiah, MD

Chief, Gynecologic Subspecialties
Director of Oncofertility

Clinical interests

  • Congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract
  • Early and Delayed Puberty
  • Endometriosis
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Ovarian Masses

Leslie A. Appiah, MD

Chief, Gynecologic Subspecialties
Director of Oncofertility

Biography

The Power of Hope featuring Dr. Leslie A. Appiah, Director of Oncofertility, UK HealthCare

My name is Leslie A. Appiah; I joined UK HealthCare as a board-certified gynecologist with expertise in oncofertility and fellowship training in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. I bring six years of experience from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where I served as director of oncofertility and fellowship director of pediatric and adolescent gynecology.

I serve as Director of Oncofertility at UK and Norton Healthcare, where I work closely with subspecialists in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, at the Whitney-Hendrickson Women’s Cancer Facility, the Markey Cancer Center and the pediatric oncology team at Kentucky Children’s Hospital. My team and I will collaborate to preserve the fertility and reproductive health of pediatric, adolescent and adult cancer and blood disorders patients of all genders.

I attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. I completed a residency in OB-GYN at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a clinical fellowship in pediatric and adolescent gynecology at Texas Children’s Hospital. I have received several teaching awards including the Johns Hopkins Excellence in Teaching Award. My research interests include ovarian tissue cryopreservation, ovarian function post-chemotherapy and radiation, ovarian masses, endometriosis and congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

Degree
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Residency
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore

Fellowship
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Adolescent OB-GYN

UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
Suite 140
125 E. Maxwell St.
Lexington KY 40508-2678



UK Women’s Health Obstetrics and Gynecology

UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
Suite 140 and Suite 300
125 E. Maxwell St.
Lexington KY 40508-2678


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Coyne K, Purdy M, O'Leary K, Yaklic JL, Lindheim SR, Appiah LA.
Challenges and considerations in optimizing ovarian stimulation protocols in oncofertility patients.
Front Public Health. 2014;2:246.

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