Lee Rippy, M.D., F.A.C.O.G

As you progress through the stages of womanhood, from your first exam through your childbearing years to the change of life, you deserve excellence in obstetrical and gynecological care. That's why at Newton-Rockdale OB/GYN Specialists, we pledge our knowledge, expertise, compassion and confidentiality to you. There will be many decisions along the way; that's why we encourage free expression of your thoughts, feelings and opinions as we travel together on your personal journey.


Dr. Lee Rippy, MD

Dr. Rippy

Board-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Residency: Emory University Medical Center
MD: Duke University
University of North Carolina
Member: American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Medical Director for the Refuge Center.

Dr. Rippy is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist who has been practicing in the Conyers area for the past 10 years. He is a native of Anderson, South Carolina. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry and received his M.D. degree from Duke University. He completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Emory University Medical center in 1991.

While in college, Dr. Rippy worked with psychiatric and mentally disadvantaged patients at the John Umstead Psychiatric Hospital in Butner, North Carolina. In medical school he trained at Duke University Medical Center, Durham County Medical Center, and the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital. He also rendered medical care as a volunteer at various public health clinics in Durham County.

While at Emory University, he managed patient services at Emory University Medical Center, Crawford Long Hospital and Grady Memorial Hospital. He has most recently served as an attending physician at Georgia Baptist Medical Center.

Dr. Rippy's research interests have been numerous. He has performed studies on thyroid cancer at the University of North Carolina. While at Duke University, he was was a part of a team that developed a contraceptive vaccine and performed studies in infertility. While at Emory University, he conducted extensive studies on the effects of drug use during pregnancy at Grady Memorial Hospital.

"Being a doctor means wearing many different hats. One of the areas that has been of particular interest to me is research. Over the years, I have been involved in numerous studies. It's rewarding to think that perhaps the research I have conducted may one day help improve women's healthcare."