Listings of web sites from African American doctors and organizations
Dr. Rovenia "Ro" Brock
A black doctor best known for her show on BET, and author of the national best-seller, Dr. Ro’s Ten Secrets To Livin’ Healthy.
Dr. Scott Whitaker
A black doctor who specializes in alternative health, with over 15 years experience in herbology, iridology, homeopathy, natural healing, and detoxification.
Dr. Andrea D. Willis
A black doctor who helps the terminally ill find peace in the midst of spiritual turmoil. She has appeared on the Michael Baisden show.
The purpose of this site is to “connect black men and women who are ready to make changes in their lives with brothers and sisters who are trained to help them.”
About Black Health
A website that keeps you informed on health related issues as they affect Blacks and minorities at risk, for the betterment of their lives.
Black Chiropractic Association
The purpose of the ABCA is to help recruit, encourage, and support black persons to study chiropractic.
Andrea D. Willis
A black physician in the Brentwood Tennessee area who found a health organization called DiagnosisDestiny LLC. She also helps terminally-ill patients find spiritual peace.
Wilson, MD FACOG
Angela is an African American doctor providing OB-GYN services at Metropolitan Women Services in New York.
of Black Cardiologists, Inc
The ABC is dedicated to eliminating the disparities related to cardiovascular disease in all people of color.
of Black Psychologists
Founded by a number of black psychologists across the country, they actively address the serious problems facing Black Psychologists and the larger Black community.
Association of Black Women Physicians
An organized network of Black women physicians committed to the improvement of public health and welfare.
Associations of Clinicians for the Underserved
A nonprofit, transdisciplinary organization of clinicians, advocates, and health care organizations united in a common mission to improve the health of America's underserved populations
African American Family Doctor and Dentist Finder
A site that lists African American doctors and dentist in the Berkeley area.
Black Counselors.com was created to meet the need of the Black Community to find qualified mental health clinicians and resources sensitive to their needs.
Offers new innovative approaches for Black health, vitality tips and news, and free referrals to black doctors.
Black Doctor Directory
Community United Providers (CUP) is a non-profit Healthcare Organization that publishes the FREE African American Physician Directory Resource Guide for New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia.
Provides an easy to use searchable database of black doctors as well as quick access to relevant health news and resources.
Doctor and Health Experts Directory
Online directory of black doctors, physicians and health experts on nutrition, dieting, fitness, weight loss, healthcare and more.
Site for the PBS documentary “Black Southern Doctors” of doctors of differing time periods who have gone through trials and tribulations, as well as joyful experiences.
L. Brown, MD (Cancer Surgery)
Dr. Brown provides cancer related surgery out of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York
An African American dentist who founded VIP Smiles - a modern dental practice in New York City for celebrities.
Their mission is to support the delivery of quality medical care to the traditionally underserved segments of the Greater Cincinnati community.
Drew University of Medicine and Science
Located in the Los Angeles area, this institution is named after Dr. Charles Richard Drew - one of the first black doctors who pioneered blood preservation.
Strachan, MD (Dermatology)
Located in New York, Dina is an African American dermatologist who studied at Harvard and Yale.
Directory of Black Physicians
This website has a listing of black physicians from various parts of the country, as well as their specialties.
The creator of an innovative holistic, natural living e-business for women. Her goal is to inspire women to become more healthy, wealthy, and wise.
a Black Doctor
a free internet service which allows the public to locate U.S.-based African-American physicians, as well as dentists, podiatrists, clinical psychologists, and other health care providers.
Frederick is an African American Podiatrist at Intermountain Faith Center in New York.
Founded in 1958 as a Houston doctors association for black doctors.
Jean Archer (Podiatrist)
Dr Archer is an African American Podiatrist located in New York. She specializes in sports injuries and the proper maintenance of the diabetic foot.
Michael Bermant, MD (Ethnic Rhinoplasty)
Although Dr Bermant is not African American, he does specialize in Ethnic Rhinoplasty in Virginia.
Two female African American doctors who provide family medical services in New York area.
Black Nurses Association, Inc
NBNA mission is to provide a forum for collective action by African American nurses to "investigate, define and determine what the health care needs of African Americans are.
The mission of the National Dental Association is to represent the concerns of ethnic minorities in dentistry. This site also has a dentist finder.
Dental Hygentists’ Association
The NDHA was founded by African American dental hygienists.
Their purpose is to advance the art and science of medicine for people of African descent through education, advocacy, and health policy to promote health and wellness, eliminate health disparities, and sustain physician viability.
Podiatric Medical Association
The NPMA exists to foster the philosophy of disadvantaged/minority recruitment, retention, achievement and professional development.
Also, known as Dr. Ro - she is one of the most renowned African American Nutritionist, and author of the national best-selling book entitled "Dr. Ro’s Ten Secrets To Livin’ Healthy".
Sadie Sheafe (Psychotherapist)
Dr Sadie Sheafe is an African American Board Certified Clinical Sexologist, Psychotherapist, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia.
Founder and owner of the Wholistic Health Institute, Inc., Dr. Whitaker is also the black doctor who authored the popular book entitled "Medisins".
Shatike Ward (Preventative Medicine)
Dr Shatike Ward is an African American Chiropractor in New York.
of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS)
This organization is designed to stimulate, mentor and inspire young African American surgeons and medical students to pursue academic careers.
National Medical Association
The nation's oldest and largest independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color.
Bear Fruit for Our Race
A web site produced by the University of Houston that provides the history of African-American Physicians in Houston, Texas.
Is A Black Doctor?
A black doctor is an African American doctor or physician who specializes in health issues that pertain to African American patients. While most are community doctors, many Black doctors are also surgeons and physicians.
Do Some Prefer A Black Doctor?
Some African Americans prefer a black doctor because they feel that the doctor will be more compassionate and helpful towards their health issues. This is similar in many other ethnic groups, as studies show that most Asians prefer an Asian doctor.
Can Black Doctors Be Found?
The internet is full of web sites and directories of African American doctors, physicians, and health experts. Many cities and states produces print directories as well, to allow non-Internet users the ability to locate a doctor of their choice.
Struggle Did Black Doctors Face?
According to a 1968 Time Magazine article, Black doctors faced heavy discrimination from other doctors and patients who did not want to be touched by a black person. One black doctor noted that many who wanted to go to medical school were not prepared educationally, because of the poor schools that Blacks were forced to attend. He adds, "Even to be considered, the Negro must be in the top 1% of his class". The full article entitled "The Plight of the Black Doctor" can be read at: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,838622-1,00.html