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 seven 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.
For the past ten years Dr.Eaker has written a newspaper column on health issues and numerous magazine and online articles. He is an effective written communicator with a special expertise in promoting, explaining and illuminating complex health issues and the application and benefits of new medications and devices.
As a clinician, he has thirty years experience with medical literature and CME resources. He writes convincingly for a professional audience as he understands not only the science but also what the busy clinician wants and needs to know.
He brings a combination of extensive and ongoing clinical expertise as well as writing experience to meet the needs of a variety of clients who wish to communicate with both professionals and the general public on health, medical and lifestyle issues
Dr. Eaker has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows such as Life Today with James Robison, Moody radio, and Janet Parshall’s America discussing women’s health and he conducts several seminars every year on the biblical principles of health and healing.
His greatest asset, other than his faith in God, is his wife Susan and his two daughters Katie and Caroline. When he is not playing with the kids, working, speaking, sleeping, or eating….he is running, having completed sixty-five marathons and half marathons on three continents including Chicago, San Francisco, Las Vegas, and five Boston Marathons.