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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MAY, 2019
The Med Spa at Innovative Surgical Arts
3200 Highlands Parkway SE
Suite 420
Smyrna, GA 30082

DECEMBER, 2018-DECEMBER, 2019
Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)
Southern Surgical Arts
Board Eligible

DECEMBER, 2012
Melinda Miller-Thrasher, M.D., P.C
Innovative Women’s HealthCare Solutions
The Fibroid and Reproductive Care Center
Innovative Direct Concierge/Videoconferencing

SEPTEMBER, 1994- SEPTEMBER, 2012
Attending Physician/Partner
Greater Atlanta Women’s Healthcare Associates

JULY, 1990-AUGUST, 1994
Assistant Professor
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Atlanta, Georgia

JULY, 1986-JUNE, 1990
Intern, Resident Physician, Chief Resident and Teaching Assistant
New York University School of Medicine


EDUCATION

2019-2020
Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship through AACS
Board Eligible

1986-1990
New York University School of Medicine Residency Training
New York, NY

1982-1986
Mount Sinai School of Medicine. MD.
New York, NY

1978-1982
Cornell University. Bachelor of Arts Biology/Nutrition
Ithaca, NY (Graduated with Distinction in All Subjects)


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
– Clinical Instructor, Emory School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Atlanta, GA, July 1994 – Present
– Membership in Emory University Clinically Integrated Network, 2012

CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:
– Past: Director of Obstetrics Services, Greater Atlanta Women’s Healthcare & Director of Gynecologic Services, Greater Atlanta Women’s Healthcare

OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
– Member – Medical Review Board for WebMD
– Board Member – Fulton County Department of Health, 9/2011 to Present


AWARDS/ RECOGNITION

Voted One of Atlanta’s Top Doctors (as listed in Atlanta Magazine and in US NEWS) 2009,2010,2011,2012,2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Patient’s Choice Award 2009, 2010

Atlanta Tribune: featured among 6 physicians Tackling the Healthcare Gap, April, 2003

Gynecologists You Love- Essence Magazine, August, 2001

Women Looking Ahead: Listed among Georgia’s Most Powerful and Influential Women, September, 1999

Chief Resident- NYU School of Medicine 1989-1990

Cornell University – Graduated with “Distinction in all Subjects”


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

CIN
2012 – Present


PAST APPOINTMENTS

WebMD

Fulton County Board of Health
2011-2018


 

Dr. Melinda Miller-Thrasher, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Cosmetic Surgery

 

Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Melinda Miller-Thrasher, MD, has over 25 years of experience in her field. She proudly serves patients at Innovative Women's HealthCare Solutions in Smyrna and Atlanta, Georgia. Her practice has grown to include The Fibroid and Reproductive Care Center, Innovative Diagnostics, Innovative Surgical Arts, and Innovative Concierge Services.

Dr. Miller-Thrasher was born and raised in Harlem and is one of seven brothers and sisters. She credits her mother, her grandmother, and the Lord for her perseverance, and her older brothers’ guidance in her decision to pursue medicine. She chose to pursue OB/GYN so she could have an early impact on young women’s health and a life-long impact on the children they bear.

She studied at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, graduating with a major in biology and a minor in nutritional sciences before completing her residency training at New York University. She was recruited to join the faculty of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, as an assistant professor, where she taught and trained students and residents. Although no longer a full-time faculty member, she continues her passion for teaching by mentoring pre-med students, as well as Emory University School of Medicine medical students and residents. She actively mentors students through the Atlanta Medical Association, PAUSE Program, Morehouse and Spelman pre-health programs.

Dr. Miller-Thrasher was competitively selected to receive advanced training in a one-year clinical fellowship through the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery at the nationally-acclaimed and busiest cosmetic surgery practice in the country, Southern Surgical Arts. During her fellowship training, she focused specifically on all aspects of general cosmetic surgery and aesthetic procedures of the face, body, and breast. She assisted in the care of thousands of women and took part in more than 1,000 cosmetic surgical procedures of the face, neck, breast, and body.

Her years of gynecologic surgery experience, along with her cutting-edge formal clinical fellowship training in cosmetic surgery and award-winning bedside manner, make her uniquely qualified to artfully transform her patients into a more beautiful version of their natural selves.

Her inclusion in Essence magazine’s feature on “Gynecologists You Love,” as well as being a Patient’s Choice Award recipient, serves as an abbreviated testament to the care she provides. Dr. Miller-Thrasher has been recognized by her colleagues as one of Atlanta’s Top Doctors in Atlanta Magazine each year since 2009.

Over the years, Dr. Miller-Thrasher has aspired to reach new personal milestones involving her love of physical fitness and long-distance running. She considers running the New York City Marathon one of her greatest achievements. She brings this emphasis on nutrition and fitness to her practice, along with her medical knowledge to motivate, educate, and empower women.

Dr. Miller-Thrasher is on staff at Piedmont Hospital and Emory University Hospital, where she serves as a clinical instructor of obstetrics and gynecology. She is happily married and the mother of five children.

 

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