Kiarra King, MD Title: Obstetrician-Gynecologist Education: University of Illinois at Chicago Expertise: Obstetrics and Gynecology Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Experience Kiarra King, MD, FACOG, is a board-certified gynecologist from Oak Park, Illinois. After residency, she began her career in obstetrics and gynecology at Lutheran General Hospital and later with St. Joseph’s Hospital and Family Christian Health Center. Dr. King is a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). When she is not treating patients, Dr. King also serves as a public speaker, consultant for brands in the health and wellness space, and digital content creator on social media platforms. "Every patient should know that they are the CEO of their body! The healthcare team is there to help patients navigate the system. Patients' voices are so vital and they should use them to advocate for themselves whenever necessary."-Dr. Kiarra King Education Dr. King graduated from the University of Michigan with honors and a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. King completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.