Chad Ray

Professor

Chad Ray

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Bio

Dr. Ray joined the Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty in 2006. After undergraduate education at the College of Charleston, he graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He practiced retail pharmacy in Aiken, South Carolina and hospital pharmacy at the MUSC Children's Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina before returning to medical school. He graduated from the MUSC College of Medicine in 2002. Dr. Ray is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program where he was Administrative Chief Resident. Dr. Ray is the Residency Program Director for the department. His interests include maternal mortality, global women's health initiatives, and workforce solutions for women's health.

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Education

  • MD, Medicine Medical University of South Ca, 2002

  • BS, Pharmacy Medical University of South Ca, 1997

Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diplomate American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2009

  • Medicine and Surgery, Georgia Georgia Composite Board of Medical Examiners, 2004

  • Registered Pharmacist South Carolina Department of LLR, 1997

  • PHY GA STATE MEDICAL BOARD, 2004

Awards & Honors

  • Top Doctor Obstetrics & Gynecology Castle-Connelly, 2022

  • Top Doctor Obstetrics & Gynecology Castle-Connelly, 2021

  • 2020 Best Doctors: Augusta Magazine Best Doctors, Inc., 2020

  • Top Doctor Obstetrics & Gynecology Castle-Connelly, 2020

  • Jeffrey Blalock Memorial Service Award Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • OBGN 5000

    Basic Clkshp OBGYN
  • OBGN 5008

    Benign Gynecology Extn.
  • OBGN 5009

    OB/GYN Sub-I
  • ROBG 5000

    Obstetrics and Gynecology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Assessing the Utility of the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Proficiency Curriculum in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents., 2013
  • The Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery: A Validated Curriculum to Teach Laparoscopic Skills and Knowledge in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents., 2013
  • Antenatal diagnosis and perinatal management of extremely giant fetal cervicopharyngeal teratoma resulting in impossible fetal intubation: A case report, 2009
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Infantile scimitar syndrome complicating pregnancy, 2009
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Lemierre’s syndrome complicating pregnancy, 2007
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Women's health advocacy, global women's health

Department Service

  • Interim Division Director, General OBGYN 2018 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Director, GA Center for Obstetrics Re-Entry Progam 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Residency Simulation Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Departmental Executive Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Residency Program Director, OBGYN 2011 - Present

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Associate Dean for Primary Care and Community Engagement 2021 - Present

    Role: Administrative Assignment, Associate Dean
  • Medical College of Georgia Student Promotions Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Faculty Senate, Senator 2016 - 2018

    Role: University Senate Service
  • Augusta University Medical Center Medical Executive Committee 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Health, Inc. Information Technology Task Force 2008 - 2009

    Role: Task Force Member

Professional Service

  • AU Health Patient Flow Steering Committee 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Columbia County Hospital Steering Committee 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Perinatal Quality Council, Director 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • GA DPH Maternal Mortality Project ECHO 2019 - Present

    Role: Program Organizer
  • GA Department of Public Health, Maternal Levels of Care 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Georgia Maternal Mortality Review Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member