Dr. Caudrean L. Avery-Benjamin
Dr. Avery-Benjamin hails from the small, rural town of Cooksville, Maryland. As a young teen participating in a hospital volunteer program, she determined OB/GYN to be her career choice. Her experiences while volunteering on the labor and delivery floor helped shape her passion for providing excellent care for women and children.
She completed her undergraduate studies at the University Of Maryland, Baltimore County, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Dr. Avery's experiences during medical school solidified her passion and calling to care for women and help bring new life into the world.
Dr. Avery completed her specialty training in OB/GYN at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. She was appointed an Administrative Chief Resident during her final year of residency. During her residency training, she received awards for excellence in teaching and administration, as well as an award from the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists for special excellence in endoscopic procedures. She is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Her professional interests include teen and young woman wellness, preventive healthcare, geriatric women's care and minimally invasive surgery techniques. "It is nothing but a blessing and privilege to be part of the miracle of life and help maintain wellness for women of all ages," she said.
Dr. Avery's personal interests include spending time with her family, traveling, relaxing on the beach, reading, listening to music and participating in community service. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. She is also a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. She and her husband, Derek, have been married since 2009. They have one beautiful daughter. Their family also includes a cute little dog, Bandit.