Tonya Y. Perkins, M.D.
Dr. Tonya Perkins is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She is the founder of Women Caring For Women OB/GYN, which began in October 2005. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from Xavier University of Louisiana, she went on to earn her medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Her internship was completed at the University of Houston and her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology was completed in Detroit, Michigan. She is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Perkins was the recipient of the Naval Medical Scholarship and has a unique background that includes a career in the United States Navy as a General Medical Officer from 1997 – 2000. During her navy career she was stationed in Sicily, Italy and Charleston, South Carolina. She also did short-term work assignments while in medical school in Bethesda, Maryland and San Diego, California.
Her extensive travel and work experiences in various environments in the medical field have contributed to what Dr. Perkins feels is a unique ability to relate to patients from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. She has a passion for helping women and has a special interest in the area of wellness and prevention. It is her belief that “prevention is always better than treatment, and when treatment is needed, it is always better to use what is intrinsic to the body to treat the body.”
Dr. Perkins is an active member at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, TX and is involved with the Prestonwood Pregnancy Care Center as a volunteer and board member. In her spare time, Dr. Perkins enjoys traveling, attending cultural events, reading, and spending time with family and friends.