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Albert Scott, Jr., MD - OB/GYN
Dr. Albert Scott, Jr. was born in Mansfield, Ohio. He received a B.S. in honors Mathematics from Ohio State University and received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Afterwards, Dr. Scott completed residency training at Henry Ford Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Scott completed his Da Vinci Robotic training and received his certification in 2014.
Nearly 30 years ago, Dr. Scott founded DeKalb Women’s Specialists, which now has offices in Decatur, Lithonia and Stone Mountain, Georgia. He is a board-certified physician as a Fellow of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (F.A.C.O.G.). Dr. Scott has been a recipient of many prestigious awards, namely “Top Doc” by the Atlanta Magazine and “Outstanding Physician of the Year” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. His leadership over the recent years includes President of the Atlanta OB/GYN Society, Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at DeKalb Medical Center, and member of the DeKalb County Hospital Authority Board for 17 years. While serving as Medical Information Officer he helped DeKalb Medical convert to electronic medical records. Dr. Scott was the first African-American physician to become Chief of staff at Dekalb Medical Center in its 50-year history and is currently the Vice President of the DeKalb Medical Society. Dr. Scott is a graduate of the Georgia Physician leadership Program, class IX.
Dr. Scott’s hobbies are golf, running, and intermediate ball room dancing. He completed the Boston (2010) and New York (2013) Marathons. He is also conversant in Spanish. His community roles include being a member of DeKalb 100 Black Men, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He is the husband of Sabrina R. Scott, and proud father of Trey and Courtney.
At the 68th Annual Georgia OB/GYN Society Meeting, Dr. Scott was promoted to President Elect after serving on the board for over 12 years. His term for this prestigious organization will begin August 2019.