Dr. Dorie Saxon

Dr. Dorie Saxon

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"It is within everyone's power to excel at math as long as put in the time and effort. Math is just like a sport - the more you practice it, the better you will get!"

Quick Facts

Featured in: Doctor’s Appointment (November 2019)

Current Role: Pediatrician for Kaiser Permanente


  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Spelman College
  • Doctor of Medicin at Meharry Medical College
  • She completed her residency at Baylor College of Medicine

Working with children and mathematics

In our November 2019 – Doctor’s Appointment box, Dr. Saxon shares with us why she wanted to be a doctor, more specifically a pediatrician. She tells us about her love for math and how it prepared her for medical school as well as how it intertwines with being a doctor. Dr. Saxon also gives us a few tips on how to stay well during the winter season.

Black Girl MATHgic Exclusive Interview Preview

“If I am able to sit for a test and reassure myself I did the best that I could in preparation for it, then that helps me to silence those negative thoughts that say I don't have what it takes to succeed.”

Check out our November 2019 – Doctor’s Appointment box to see Dr. Dorie Saxon’s FULL interview!