Sherley C. Samuels, MD hails from Brooklyn, New York. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biology at Saint Francis College in New York. She studied medicine at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at one of the country’s most rigorous and highly competitive training programs, Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG).
Dr. Samuels is an expert in normal and high-risk obstetrics. Her other areas of interests are minimally invasive surgery, treatment of fibroids, and infertility. She is pursuing additional training on the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System.
Dr. Samuels is the Chief of Obstetrics at Piedmont Newton Hospital, where she is also a member of the Medical Executive Committee. She is an Adjunct Faculty member of Obstetrics and Gynecology for Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership helping train future physicians. She also mentors and instructs advanced practice nursing students, nurse practitioners, and midwifery students.
The only girl of seven siblings, family is very important to Dr. Samuels! Her mother, who is a nurse, has had a special influence on her life. Her parents immigrated to the United States as young adults; Dr. Samuels is a passionate supporter for healthcare for all, including immigrants. She relocated to Covington in 2015 when she joined Covington Women’s Health Specialists. She lives in Covington with her husband, son and daughter. She was successful in influencing her mother and other family members to move down south!
She participates in local charitable events and supporting our community Arts Association. She also enjoys traveling.