Lynae Brayboy, MD
I am so proud when people bring in their babies. I feel as though I’ve helped usher women out of involuntary childlessness into motherhood.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Board Certified: Yes
Women & Infants Hospital
Education: Temple University School of Medicine
Residencies: Abingdon Memorial Hospital
Medical Group: Women & Infants' Fertility Center
Awards / Recognitions
Recipient of the Elsevier Atlas award for "Girl Talk: A Smartphone Application to Teach Sexual Health Education to Adolescent Girls."
Oncofertility basic science research.
National Institutes of Health K12 Awardee.
Recipient of TUSOM Emerging Leader award.
Meet Dr. Lynae Brayboy
Dr. Brayboy attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Abingdon Memorial Hospital. During the research portion of her fellowship, Dr. Brayboy was selected from an international pool of candidates to participate in Frontier’s Reproduction Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.
Dr. Brayboy has published her basic science thesis on oocyte protection from chemotherapy, obtained over $1.1 million in private and federal funding for her research, designed an app called Girl Talk to teach adolescent girls about sexual education, and won the National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Award for Research for infertility and contraception. She also won the Elsevier Award and TUSOM Emerging Leader Award for her research.
Dr. Brayboy is currently an assistant professor on the research track supported by the Reproductive Scientist Development Program, the National Institute of Child and Human Development and the Reproductive Health COBRE.
- Pediatric and adolescent gynecology.
- Menopausal medicine.
Approach to treatmentDr. Brayboy chose reproductive endocrinology and infertility because she strongly believes that everyone has the right to have children and create a family. Dr. Brayboy enjoys the diversity of patients in her field. In addition to helping people create families, she also assists mature women as they transition into menopause and supports young women going through puberty.
Dr. Brayboy aims to educate patients and partner with them in their treatment. Dr. Brayboy’s greatest strength is honesty and she sets realistic expectations with her patients. According to Dr. Brayboy, when something isn’t feasible or has only a remote chance, she discusses it thoroughly with her patients and they work together to make a realistic plan.
In her spare time, Dr. Brayboy enjoys gardening, trying new foods while traveling around the world, visiting art museums, dancing and going to the opera.
Did you know?
- Dr. Brayboy creates and sells a line of sterling silver hair accessories. Her wares are available for purchase on her website, bijoubougere.com, and at the Central Flea in Cambridge Square.
- Her favorite opera is the Gershwin brothers’ Porgy and Bess.
- Dr. Brayboy is trilingual in English, French, and Spanish.