HBCU Highlights presents Dr. Kelly Bolden, MD!
HBCU Highlights spotlights HBCU graduates who tell their inspiring stories. Let’s take a walk in Kelly’s shoes!
Dr. Kelly Bolden, MD was influenced by her mother, a Spelman Alumnae, to attend Spelman College! Her father worked at NASA and she was able to meet Mae C. Jemison at a young age and she knew that she wanted to pursue engineering and medicine. Kelly was awarded a full tuition academic scholarship (Women in Science and Engineering) to attend Spelman College. She graduated with honors with a dual degree in Chemistry from Spelman College and Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. She received her medical doctorate from Baylor College of Medicine and went on to receive extensive training in general surgery at Emory University, followed by plastic surgery training at the world-renowned University of Texas at Southwestern. She then received state-of-the-art training in microsurgery at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore with an emphasis on cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery.
Outside routine clinical practice, Dr. Bolden’s passion is providing advanced surgical techniques in breast reconstruction to underserved communities both domestically and internationally. She is an Assistant Professor at Howard University Hospital providing support to the Cancer Center and Bariatric Center of Excellence, and she participates in international mission trips promoting breast health with an emphasis on African nations. She is presently medical director of Cultura Plastic Surgery.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors of For Love of Children (FLOC).
For more information about Kelly, please visit: https://www.culturamed.com/kelly-bolden
For more information about Andrea, please visit: www.evansiplaw.com
For more information about Ashley, please visit: www.ashleyinsureme.com
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