Black Doctors

  Dr. Ryan Williams is a colorectal surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic. A graduate of Albion College, he completed medical school at Michigan State University.…

Renowned author Langston Hughes once asked ‘What happens to a dream deferred?’ For most, that early desire is swallowed up by the realities of life…

Dr. Jennifer Ellis is in a very exclusive sorority. She is one of only five board-certified, Black female cardiothoracic surgeons in the U.S. The Washington,…

  Dr. Heather Woolery-Lloyd is a board certified dermatologist specializing in the treatment of pigmentation disorders. She completed her undergraduate studies at Georgetown University and…

Dr. William Washington is a board-certified physician in private practice in Ohio. He was educated at Ohio State University, earning his medical degree there in…

Dr. Patricia Bath achieved a series of firsts in her long medical career, the most notable being the first African-American woman doctor to receive a…

He couldn’t go to medical school in New York, so James McCune Smith went to Scotland for his degree and returned home to treat the city’s poor.

FORT WORTH, TX — Patients would show up at all hours. Sometimes with a broken arm, or a burst appendix, or a baby on the way. They filled the wards of the 20-bed hospital that Dr. Riley Ransom Sr. opened in 1914, and they spilled into the large convalescent porch. From early in the morning […]