Leslie Appiah

Dr. Leslie Appiah is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus and Children’s Hospital Colorado. She serves as Division Chief of General Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Fertility Preservation and Reproductive Late Effects program at the Colorado Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital Colorado Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Dr. Appiah attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and completed residency at Sinai Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. She subsequently completed a research fellowship in reproductive genetics and clinical fellowship in pediatric and adolescent gynecology at Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Appiah is also a Clinical Research/Reproductive Scientist Training scholar through ASRM and the NICHD. Dr. Appiah has expertise in oncofertility, is well-published, and speaks extensively across the nation. She is co-founder of the Pediatric Initiative Network of the Oncofertility Consortium where she served as chair for 5 years and is currently co-chair of the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Reproductive Late Effects Committee of the Oncofertility Consortium. Dr. Appiah is passionate about the reproductive health of young girls and women – her clinical and research interests include fertility preservation in pediatric, adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer, reproductive late effects in cancer survivorship, and hormone replacement therapy in the medically complex patient.

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