Rhonda Sullivan-Ford, M.D., FACOG, was born and raised in Hayti, Missouri. She attended Hayti High School and was valedictorian of her senior class. She received numerous academic scholarships and pursued her undergraduate studies at Murray State University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Sullivan-Ford completed medical school and her residency at the University of Tennessee. She is a partner at East Lakeland OB/Gyn Associates and is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Sullivan-Ford is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of Central Mississippi Medical Society.
Dr. Sullivan-Ford serves on the medical staffs of River Oaks Hospital, Woman’s Hospital, and St. Dominic Hospital. She has been selected to serve on various committees at River Oaks Hospital, where she primarily practices. Currently, she serves as a member of the Infectious Disease Committee, Quality Control, and the Operating Room Committee. Dr. Sullivan-Ford has offered insight into the promotion of “Woman’s Health and Abstinence” speaking throughout the southeast to women’s and youth groups through churches and schools. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and a former member of the Junior League of Jackson. Dr. Sullivan-Ford has served as a mentor to many young women interested in the medical profession.
Dr. Sullivan-Ford is married to Mr. Winston Ford and they are the parents of two daughters. Dr. Sullivan-Ford is not only a physician, wife, and mother, but is first and foremost a God-fearing woman who feels especially blessed to have become a medical doctor in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. She is a physician who takes care of the whole person, not just physically, but emotionally and spiritually, as well.