The patient and I are partners. I deeply respect their own sense of their body and use that as a starting point. I feel my responsibility is to provide guidance, options, and choices when it comes to making health decisions. The final choice for any action resides in the patient herself.
Dr. Ron Eaker is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist in Augusta, Georgia. He graduated with highest honors from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and went on to complete his medical school training at UT's Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis. He completed his residency at the Medical College of Georgia in 1988 where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Eaker is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a clinical advisor to the American Running and Fitness Association. In 1994 he was awarded the national Focus on Patient Education Award by the American College of Ob-Gyn for his innovative patient education program on menopause, and has been listed in "America's Best Doctors" for the past five years. He is the past Chief-of-staff and Chairman of the department of OB-Gyn at Trinity Hospital. Most recently, he is a founding board member of the Institute of Religion and Health, a non-profit group that connects the spiritual, business and medical communities. Dr. Eaker is the author of "Holy Hormones", Approaching PMS and Menopause God's Way, "Healthy Habits for a Fit Family" from Bethany House Publishers: a guide to fitness in mind, body , and spirit, and most recently "A Woman's Guide To Hormone Health", a book on everything menopause. It explores such topics as natural hormones, herbs, prayer, exercise, nutrition, and stress. His newest E-book is "One Life: A Parable of Healing". When he is not playing with the kids, working, speaking, sleeping, or eating….he is running, having completed forty one marathons including Chicago, San Francisco, Las Vegas, and five Boston Marathons.