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Full Name Alexa Canady
Date of Birth November 7, 1950
Age 71 years, 1 months, 10 days
Horoscope Scorpio
Place of Birth Lansing
Country United States

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Alexa Canady Profile
Full Name Alexa Canady
Other's Name Not Known
Occupation Doctor
Home Town Michigan
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School Not Known
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Biography

Alexa Canady is a famous Doctor, who was born on November 7, 1950 in United States.

American neurosurgeon who broke a barrier in 1981 by becoming the first African-American woman to specialize in neurosurgery.

She then became a surgical intern at the Yale-New Haven Hospital from 1975–1976, rotating under Dr. William F. Collins. Although an exceptional student, she still faced prejudice and discriminatory comments as she was both the first black and female intern in the program. On her first day as an intern, she was told that “you must be our new equal-opportunity package”. Despite these prejudices, she was voted one of the top residents by her fellow physicians.

Alexa Canady Net Worth

Alexa Canady is one of the richest Doctor. Alexa Canady is also listed in famous people born on November 7 & Richest celebrities born in United States. According to our analysis based on Forbes, IMDb, Wikipedia & online resource, Alexa Canady net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Alexa Canady Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Wealth Doctor
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House Living in own house

Family & Relatives

Alexa Canady's father name not available & mother's name unknown right now. We will update Alexa Canady parents, brother/sister & other relatives information here.

She is the daughter of Elizabeth Hortense and Dr. Clinton Canady, Jr., a former national sorority president and dentist, respectively.

Alexa Canady Family
Parents Clinton Canady, Jr
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Spouse(s) George Davis
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Alexa Irene Canady (born November 7, 1951) is a retired American medical doctor specializing in neurosurgery. She was born in Lansing, Michigan and earned both her bachelors and medical degree from the University of Michigan. After completing her residency at the University of Minnesota in 1981, she became the first black woman to become a neurosurgeon. This came after the first American woman was board certified in neurosurgery in 1960.

She faced many obstacles throughout her school years. However, despite these obstacles, Canady stood out among her peers academically, both in the classroom and by earning high scores on her tests in school. Before university, Alexa Canady was nominated as a National Achievement Scholar in 1967. Canady attended the University of Michigan where she received her B.S. degree in zoology in 1971 and became a member of Delta Sigma Theta. Her time at the University of Michigan was not without its struggles; almost dropped out of college at one point due to a “crisis of confidence”, but learned of a minority scholarship for medicine and decided to pursue it. She would then go on to receive her M.D. with cum laude honors from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1975. In medical school, Canady felt as if she, and the other female students, were often overlooked by the professors. This only encouraged her to work harder. Although she initially had an interest in internal medicine, Dr. Canady decided on neurosurgery after falling in love with neurology during her first two years of medical school. She settled on this specialty against the recommendations of her advisors. Knowing that gaining a residency as a black student would be difficult, Canady began building her rĂ©sumĂ©, reading many articles and attending every conference and seminar she could, sometimes asking questions just to get known in the small field. Her appreciation for the fluidity of human anatomy would serve her well in her competitive field.

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Alexa Canady Height, Weight & Measurements

Alexa Canady's height Not available & Weight Unknown right now. Alexa Canady's shoe size 4 (US) & dress size 8 (US). Alexa Canady full body measurements is not available right now. eye color is black & hair color is brown. Alexa Canady's eye color is black & hair color is brown.

Age, Birthday & Horoscope

In 2021, Alexa Canady age 69 years. Alexa Canady birthday is November 7 & Horoscope is Scorpio.

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Alexa Canady is still alive. Alexa Canady's current age 69 years.

Lesser Known Facts

  1. Alexa Canady was born on November 7, 1950 in United States.
  2. celebrates birthday on November 7.
  3. become famous for being Doctor.
  4. Alexa Canady shoe size 4 (US) & dress size 8 (US).

Alexa Canady Timeline

  • 1950

    Alexa Canady was born on November 7, 1950 in United States.

  • 2021

    According to Wikipedia, IMDb, Forbes & online resource, Alexa Canady net worth is approximately $1.5 Million

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