Dr. Walda Pinn
Dr. Walda S. Pinn, MD, is a Board-Certified Obstetrician/ Gynecologist and Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Currently, she is a partner in private practice at Central Carolina Ob/Gyn in Greensboro. Dr. Pinn is a member of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.
After graduating from Columbia University, she researched human papillomavirus (HPV) at Northshore/LIJ while attaining her master’s degree in biology from St. John’s University. After receiving her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2006, she began her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at New York Medical College Brooklyn/Queens then completed her Ob/Gyn training with the US Army at the San Antonio Uniformed Health Science Education Consortium both as an active duty physician and soldier. After her graduation from residency in 2010, she served as a staff and teaching attending at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. She was
then was a teaching attending and staff at Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning Georgia.
She has worked in private practice, a community hospital, academic medical centers and combat casualty setting performing trauma care for a diverse array of patients. For four years, she was an active duty physician in the U.S. Army and in 2012-2013, Dr. Pinn served in combat in Jalabad, Afghanistan as Officer in Charge / Battalion Surgeon at the Battalion Aid Station and Women’s Health Consultant in Operation Enduring Freedom XIII. After her honorable discharge in 2013, she joined a private practice in the Upper Westside of Manhattan and served as clinical instructor at Mt. Sinai Medical Center.
Pursuing a slower lifestyle, she moved to Greensboro in 2015, where she appeared on Fox 8 House Call to discuss “Women’s Health After Having A Baby.” and CBS WFMY news in the feature: “Why are Black Women Dying During Childbirth”, discussing the racial disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality.
Dr. Pinn’s patients mean everything to her. A keen listener with a compassionate bedside matter, she is committed to addressing her patients’ needs and providing care as she would for a family member. Dr. Pinn is very loving to all her patients. Her warm and sensitive care promotes successful outcomes. She is committed to providing high-quality care to patients and has a genuine passion for the physical, emotional and overall health of women. She has delivered thousands of babies including many vaginal births after cesarean section (VBAC). In addition, she has comprehensive experience performing
gynecologic surgery, including intricate minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeries and procedures for female urinary incontinence.
While conducting various hospital and clinical functions, she has faced and has overcome numerous personal challenges. In 1986, her mother became disabled after being shot over nine times in her home. She cared for her mother during her teenage and adult years. Three days after returning home from Afghanistan, her mother passed away. In 2016, she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. She underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy. Now she is a five-year breast cancer survivor. Through it all, she has persevered, crediting her success to her unrelenting faith in God and the unwavering support of family and friends.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, drawing and spending time with family and friends and taking care of her “fur babies”: Michonne and Brodie. She is an ordained minister and dedicates much of her time to her church ministry and biblical teaching.