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Leslie A. Appiah, MD

Director of Oncofertility

Department/Specialty

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oncofertility
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Faculty Rank

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinic Information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 1-800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract
Early and delayed puberty
Endometriosis
Fertility Preservation
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Ovarian Masses

Education

Degree

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Residency

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore

Fellowship

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
NIH BIRCWH Research Scholar, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Additional Information

Other Interests

Leslie A. Appiah, MD, joins UK HealthCare as a board-certified gynecologist with expertise in oncofertility and fellowship training in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. Dr. Appiah brings five years of experience from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where she served as director of oncofertility and fellowship director of pediatric and adolescent gynecology.

Dr. Appiah will serve as director of oncofertility at UK, where she will 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. Dr. Appiah and her team will collaborate to preserve the fertility and reproductive health of pediatric, adolescent and adult cancer and blood disorders patients of all genders.

Dr. Appiah attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She completed her residency in OB-GYN at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a clinical fellowship in pediatric and adolescent gynecology at Texas Children’s Hospital. She has received several teaching awards including the Johns Hopkins Excellence in Teaching Award.