About Me

I practice in general obstetrics and gynecology. It’s a privilege to work with so many wonderful women throughout their lives. I appreciate the opportunity to help them meet some of life’s greatest joys and challenges.

It's important to me to engage my patients in their care. Together, we can find healthcare approaches that best meet their individual needs. I enjoy accomplishing this while also maintaining best practices recommended by evidence-based medicine.

Working at Ohio State allows me to have immediate access to the latest updates, including medical practice and research. The best in primary and specialty care co-management is here.

Ohio State also allows us to maintain a connection with the bright, enthusiastic minds that are the next generation of outstanding healthcare providers.

When I'm not on the job, I enjoy relaxing with my family, reading and traveling.

Highlights
  • Best Doctors list, 2010–2013
  • Outstanding Achievement in Patient Service, 2013
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2015-17 and 2019
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2016–2019
  • Best Doctor in America, 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Reproductive Health
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology
  • Prenatal Care
  • Pregnancy
  • Contraception
  • Colposcopy
  • Genital Diseases, Female
  • Education, Medical

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
MD
9/1/1998 - 5/1/2002

Internship

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/2002 - 6/30/2003

Residency

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/2003 - 6/30/2006

Board Certification

American Board of OB/GYN
1/16/2009

Academic Information

My Department

Obstetrics & Gynecology

My Division

General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

405 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.7 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Nov 01, 2020

    dr. Strafford spent extra time with me. she left to care for a second patient and came back to make sure all my questions were answered.

  • Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

    She is so easy to talk to and answers questions in a way that are easy to understand. Ordered some blood work to rule out something that could potentially be causing an underlying condition and got back results quickly in MyChart.

  • Reviewed on Oct 09, 2020

    She was very caring. She explained everything very thorough and in terms I could understand. She did not seem rushed to get out of the room. Very impressed with my care.

  • Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

    She answered all my questions and always addresses my concerns.

  • Reviewed on Sep 08, 2020

    I voiced some concerns about some pain I've been having over several months and I feel as if my concerns were blown off. I also mentioned some family history that may or may not have to do with the pain and she quickly blew those concerns off without much explanation.

  • Reviewed on Sep 06, 2020

    She took the time to answer my questions thoroughly. She reassured me when I was worried.

  • Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

    Listens to me and I never feel rushed. Answers questions appropriately and makes sure I understand.

  • Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

    Dr. Strafford is amazing. She always takes my concerns seriously and is very straight forward with her recommendations.

  • Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

    Went to this provider for a second opinion, and she was thorough and easy to understand. She gave a wealth of information as well as some suggestions for next steps.

  • Reviewed on Jul 25, 2020

    friendly easy to talk to

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/01/2020, Dr. Strafford has reported no relationships with companies or entities.