Chad Ray

Interim Section Chief

Chad Ray

Interim Section Chief

Associate 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

  • 2017 Best Doctors: Augusta Magazine Best Doctors, Inc., 2017

  • MCG Exemplary Teaching Award for Undergraduate Medical Education MCG Academic Affairs, Faculty Development, 2015

  • 2015 Best Doctors: Augusta Magazine Best Doctors, Inc., 2015

  • "Caught in the Act of Great Teaching" Award MCG Academic and Faculty Affairs, Faculty Development, 2015

  • APGO Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ROBG 5000

    Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • OBGN 5000

    Basic Clkshp OBG 6 wks
  • OBGN 5008

    Benign Gynecology Extn.

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

  • 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

  • GA Department of Public Health, Maternal Levels of Care 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • GA Maternal Mortality Review Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society 2014 - Present

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, President 2018 - 2019

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past

Public Service

  • Georgia Maternal Mortality Review Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member