Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Krista Childress, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Office: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Children's Surgery LLC., 1975 Century Blvd NE, Suite 6 Atlanta, GA 30345.

Phone: 404-786-8787

Email: krista.childress@emory.edu

Biography

Education & Training

Medical Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL, 2011
Residency: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2015
Fellowship: Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital, 2017


Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2016


Areas of Interest

• Pediatric and adolescent gynecology

• Congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract

• Disorders of sexual development 

• Fertility preservation 

• Premature ovarian failure 

• Delayed and precocious puberty 

• Polycystic ovarian disease 

• Laparoscopic surgery  

• Contraception


Awards and Honors

• Mental Health PG Prize Paper selected by the Scientific Program Committee ASRM 2014

• Outstanding Teacher Award, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2012 - 2014

• Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 2011

• Patient-centered Medicine Scholar, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 2011

• Alpha Omega Alpha: selected as a junior inductee in third year at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 2010

• Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Scholarship:  Merit-based scholarship, 2009 and 2010

• Pathology Honor Society, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 2008

• Zimmerman Award for Excellence in Anatomy, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 2007


Society & Professional Memberships

• Alpha Omega Alpha

• American Society for Reproductive Medicine

• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

• American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

• North American Society for Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology 

• Pediatric Initiative Network-The Oncofertility Consortium