Leslie A. Appiah, MD
Director of Oncofertility
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract
Early and delayed puberty
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore
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
Leslie A. Appiah joins UK HealthCare as a board-certified gynecologist with expertise in oncofertility and fellowship training in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. Appiah brings six 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.
Appiah serves as Director of Oncofertility at UK and Norton Healthcare, 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. 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.
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. Her research interests include ovarian tissue cryopreservation, ovarian function post-chemotherapy and radiation, ovarian masses, endometriosis and congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract.