Dr. Gaither is a double board-certified physician in Ob/Gyn and Maternal-Fetal Medicine and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health. A perinatal consultant and women’s health expert, Gaither’s expertise is grounded in both research and her professional experience in caring for women with multiple medical/surgical/fetal conditions in pregnancy.
In her current role, Dr. Gaither serves as the Director of Perinatal Services/Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine for NYC Health+ Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx. As a medical professional who has worked in the field of women’s health for almost 20 years, Dr. Gaither’s objective to offer exemplary prenatal care to all women regardless of their circumstance has only gotten stronger.
She regularly lends her commentary and expertise on issues pertaining to women’s’ health, pregnancy, and environmental/ population health policy, to leading national consumer health and lifestyle outlets across print, radio, TV, film and on-line, including Medscape, Prevention Magazine, Parents Magazine, Women’s Health Magazine, Doctor Radio, NBC TV, NY 1, and Fit Pregnancy.
With her foray into social media, Dr. Gaithers’ combined perspective as a maternal child specialist and public health proponent has allowed her to reach millions via her Twitter feed– @KeciaGaitherMD and her website: www.keciagaither.com.
Dr. Gaither has co-authored “The Confident Woman,” a must-read book for women who desire increased confidence, self-esteem, and empowerment.
She has is a sought-after contributor to The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, and US News and World Report, and has been published by a number of scientific journals. Additionally, she has served in the capacity of a reviewer for WebMD.
Dr. Gaither was an appointee of NYC Mayor Bloomberg to the HIV Planning Council of NY. She is on the medical advisory board of NATERA, PWN Health, and serves as a medical expert for The Baby Box Company. She was recently named as a liaison to the Association of Black Cardiologists, addressing cardiac disease in pregnancy.
When not caring for her patients or conducting research, Dr. Gaither enjoys time spent with her family and traveling.
Awards and Accomplishments
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