Anika Shannel Cherry, MD, OB/GYN Physician with Encompass Women’s Care

Get to know OB/GYN Physician Dr. Anika Shannel Cherry, who serves the population of Burlington, North Carolina.

Dr. Cherry is a highly trained and qualified OB/GYN physician with an expertise in all facets of her work. Dr. Cherry has been in practice for over two years and is currently serving patients at Encompass Women’s Care in Burlington, North Carolina.

Dr. Cherry acquired her Medical degree in 2010, and completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency from the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to medical school, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Emory University. Dr. Cherry maintains a professional membership with the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She attributes her success to her persistence, hard work, dedication, and her drive to make a difference. When Dr. Cherry is not working, she dedicates her spare time to traveling and going to different restaurants.

Obstetrician-gynecologists (OB/GYN) are physicians who possess special knowledge, skills and professional capability in the medical and surgical care of the femaFfamille reproductive system and associated disorders, enables them to serve as consultants to other physicians and as primary physicians for women. Obstetrics and gynecology is a broad and diverse branch of medicine, including surgery, management of the care of pregnant women, gynecologic care, oncology, and primary health care for women. Most OB/GYNs are generalists and see a variety of medical conditions in the office, perform surgery, and manage labor and delivery. Office practice consists of providing women with preventive examinations and other primary care and identifying gynecologic problems.

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