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Dr. Velma Scantlebury

America's First African-American, Female Transplant Surgeon

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 Dr. Velma Scantlebury Biography

Velma P. Scantlebury, M.D, FACS recently retired from Christiana Care’s Kidney Transplant Program where she served as the Associate Director, and Director of Outpatient Clinics.

She currently holds the position of Professor of Surgery at Texas Christian University (TCU) and University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) and Medical School, in Forth Worth Texas. Dr. Scantlebury also serves as a medical advisor to various organizations and healthcare professionals. She has been named to both the “Best Doctors in America” and “Top Doctors in America” lists multiple times.

Dr. Scantlebury earned her medical degree from Columbia University in New York City. She was an intern and resident in general surgery at Harlem Hospital Center in New York City. She completed her fellowship training in transplantation surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and then joined the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine as an assistant professor of surgery in 1989. She rose to the rank of associate professor prior to her appointment at the University of South Alabama’s Regional Transplant Center in Mobile, Alabama where she served as Professor of Surgery, Director of the Kidney Transplant Program and Assistant Dean of Community Education.

Dr. Scantlebury’s special interests include: researching the end results of donation and transplantation in African Americans, increasing organ donation in the African-American community through education and awareness, increasing the incidence of living donor transplantation by education, and treating viral infections in kidneys.

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    • Inequities in Healthcare
    • Gender disparities
    • Succeeding in the Face of Adversity

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Dr. Velma Scantlebury

America's First African-American, Female Transplant Surgeon

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Wilmington, DE, USA
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Dr. Velma Scantlebury Biography

Velma P. Scantlebury, M.D, FACS recently retired from Christiana Care’s Kidney Transplant Program where she served as the Associate Director, and Director of Outpatient Clinics.

She currently holds the position of Professor of Surgery at Texas Christian University (TCU) and University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) and Medical School, in Forth Worth Texas. Dr. Scantlebury also serves as a medical advisor to various organizations and healthcare professionals. She has been named to both the “Best Doctors in America” and “Top Doctors in America” lists multiple times.

Dr. Scantlebury earned her medical degree from Columbia University in New York City. She was an intern and resident in general surgery at Harlem Hospital Center in New York City. She completed her fellowship training in transplantation surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and then joined the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine as an assistant professor of surgery in 1989. She rose to the rank of associate professor prior to her appointment at the University of South Alabama’s Regional Transplant Center in Mobile, Alabama where she served as Professor of Surgery, Director of the Kidney Transplant Program and Assistant Dean of Community Education.

Dr. Scantlebury’s special interests include: researching the end results of donation and transplantation in African Americans, increasing organ donation in the African-American community through education and awareness, increasing the incidence of living donor transplantation by education, and treating viral infections in kidneys.

Dr. Velma Scantlebury Videos

  • Dr. Velma P. Scantlebury the first African-American female ...
    Dr. Velma P. Scantlebury the first African-American female transplant surgeon in the U.S.
  • Black History Month - Velma Scantlebury
    Velma Scantlebury fought to gain respect and credibility as an aspiring doctor and surgeon in a field largely dominated by white males.
  • Transplant Surgeon: Education - Velma Scantlebury Career Girls
    Transplant Surgeon Velma Scantlebury shares valuable surgeon career guidance and life advice with girls.

Dr. Velma Scantlebury Speaking Topics

  • Topics


    • Inequities in Healthcare
    • Gender disparities
    • Succeeding in the Face of Adversity

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  • How to book Dr. Velma Scantlebury?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Velma Scantlebury for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Velma Scantlebury, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. Velma Scantlebury or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dr. Velma Scantlebury?

    Booking fees for Dr. Velma Scantlebury, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dr. Velma Scantlebury, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dr. Velma Scantlebury?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Velma Scantlebury for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Velma Scantlebury for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dr. Velma Scantlebury or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Velma Scantlebury or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dr. Velma Scantlebury is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Topics. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Velma Scantlebury for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Dr. Velma Scantlebury generally travels from Wilmington, DE, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Patrice A. Harris, Angela Glover Blackwell, Helene D. Gayle, Joia Crear-Perry and Kristie Kennedy. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Velma Scantlebury for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dr. Velma Scantlebury Speaker Videos

  • Dr. Velma P. Scantlebury the first African-American female ...
    Dr. Velma P. Scantlebury the first African-American female transplant surgeon in the U.S.
    Black History Month - Velma Scantlebury
    Velma Scantlebury fought to gain respect and credibility as an aspiring doctor and surgeon in a field largely dominated by white males.
  • Transplant Surgeon: Education - Velma Scantlebury Career Girls
    Transplant Surgeon Velma Scantlebury shares valuable surgeon career guidance and life advice with girls.

Dr. Velma Scantlebury Speaking Topics

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    • Inequities in Healthcare
    • Gender disparities
    • Succeeding in the Face of Adversity

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