Board-Certified Pathologist April Whitaker, MD, a native of Danville, has joined the medical staff at Fairview Park Hospital. Whitaker attended Emory University where she received her B.A. in Political Science. She worked for an Atlanta law firm and the Georgia Supreme Court before returning to school to study medicine.

Whitaker received her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed her Pathology residency at New York University. Prior to joining Fairview, Whitaker was a pathologist for Haywood Regional Medical Center in Clyde, NC.

Whitaker has volunteered as an HIV/AIDS educator with the Peace Corps in Kenya, the American Red Cross, and Grady Health System. She also worked as a volunteer with at-risk youth in a wilderness setting to teach them teamwork and problem solving skills.

Happy to be closer to home, Whitaker enjoys spending time with family and friends, cycling, swimming, and playing with her two Jack Russells, Lucy and Ollie.