Megumi Akiyama, MD, who completed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Hawaii, is an assistant professor in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
A former staff perinatologist at Desert Perinatal Associates, Dr. Akiyama did her OB/GYN residency training at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. There, she won the Phillip H. Goodman Resident Competition in Critical Appraisal.
Dr. Akiyama, whose research has been published in the International Urogynecology Journal, earned her medical doctorate (MD) degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Prior to being awarded her MD, Dr. Akiyama received a bachelor’s degree in French and French literature/sociolinguistics and a master’s degree in bilingual and bicultural education — both from the State University of New York at Buffalo.