Baptist’s OB-GYN Residency Faculty

Our experienced leaders are committed to preparing each resident to overcome the challenges in all aspects of obstetrical and gynecological patient care through hands on and one-on-one experiences, close mentorship, and extensive clinical exposure. The ultimate goal is to equip each resident with the skills needed for the most competitive fellowships and the best offers to reputable practices.

Baptist OB-GYN Residency Program Leadership

Frank Ling, M.D.

OB-GYN Residency Program Director

Framk Ling, M.D., OB-GYN Residency Program Director

Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; Dallas, TX
Internship: Christiana Care Health Services
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Other Position: Clinical Professor, OB-GYN, Vanderbilt University and Meharry Medical College; Nashville, TN

Core Faculty

Melrose Blackett, M.D.

Site Director, Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women

Framk Ling, M.D., OB-GYN Residency Program Director

Medical Degree: Washington University; St. Louis, MO
Internship: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN

Todd Chappell, M.D.

Chief of Simulation

Todd Chappell, M.D., Chief of Simulation Medical and Doctorate Degree: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Internship: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN

David Brian Engle, M.D.

Director of Gynecological Oncology Education

Framk Ling, M.D., OB-GYN Residency Program Director

Medical Degree: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Little Rock, AR
Internship: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Fellowship: Gynecologic Oncology, University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA

William H. Kutteh, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Director of Resident Research

William H. Kutteh, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Degree: Wake Forest University School of Medicine; Winston-Salem, NC
Doctoral Degree: Ph.D., Molecular Cell Biology; University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Internship and Residency: University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Dallas, TX

Daniel Lee, M.D.

Site Director, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto

William H. Kutteh, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Degree: University of Mississippi; Jackson, MS
Internship: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Other Position: Clinical Faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN

Katherine Liu, M.D.

Co-Site Director, Christ Community Health Services

William H. Kutteh, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Internship: Emory University School of Medicine; Atlanta, GA
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine; Atlanta, GA
Fellowship:

  • Global Women's Health, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Lusaka, Zambia

Other Position: Clinical Faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN

Mitch McAlister, M.D.

Co-Site Director, Christ Community Health Services

Mitch McAlister, M.D., Co-Site Director, Christ Community Health Services Medical Degree: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Internship: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis; Memphis, TN
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Other Position: Co-Chair, Women’s Health; Christ Community Clinic; Memphis, TN

Joseph Santoso, M.D.

Director, Baptist Medical Group Gynecologic Oncology

Joseph Santoso, M.D., Director, Baptist Medical Group Gynecologic Oncology Medical Degree: University of California, Davis; Davis, CA
Residency: University of California, Davis; Davis, CA
Fellowship:

  • Surgical Critical Care Fellowship; University of California, Davis; Davis, CA
  • Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship; University of Texas Southwestern-Dallas; Dallas, TX

Robert Summitt Jr., M.D.

Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

William H. Kutteh, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Degree: University of Tennessee College of Medicine; Memphis, TN
Internship: University of Tennessee College of Medicine; Memphis, TN
Residency: University of Tennessee College of Medicine; Memphis, TN
Fellowship:Long Beach Memorial Medical Center; Long Beach, CA

Judith J. Williams, M.D., FACOG

Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women; Site Director, Military OB-GYN Residency Rotation at Baptist

Judith J. Williams, M.D., FACOG; Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women; Site Director, Military OB-GYN Residency Rotation at Baptist Medical and Doctorate Degree: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Internship: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN

Additional Faculty

  • Aric Giddens, M.D., General OB-GYN, Memphis Obstetrical Gynecological Association
  • Vanessa Givens, M.D., General OB-GYN, Women’s Health Specialists
  • Rusty Horton, M.D., Gynecology, Choices
  • Sherri Li, M.D., General OB-GYN, Women’s Health Specialists
  • Amy Nelson, M.D., General OB-GYN, Women’s Health Specialists
  • Thomas Stovall, M.D., General OB-GYN, Women’s Health Specialists
  • Prethi Vaddadi, M.D., General OB-GYN, Baptist Medical Group-Women’s Consultants