Dr. Lynda Mbah was born in Nigeria and relocated to Dallas in 1996. She graduated cum laude from University of Texas-Dallas, Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2002. She had her two children and went on to obtain her medical degree in 2010 from The University of Texas-Houston Medical School (aka McGovern Medical School). She completed her internship and residency training at Louisiana State University Family Medicine Residency in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and sees patients across all age groups. She is fluent in English and Igbo.
She holds memberships in various professional organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association. She is a member of the Medical Ethics Committee at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Plano. She is also a member of the Advocacy Committee at Obesity Medicine Association (OMA).
She received numerous awards in her college years including Golden Key honor society, National Dean’s List, and Phi Beta Kappa honor society. In medical school, she was also a recipient of the Hardin Parents Organization Scholarship award and recipient of Houston Medical Forum Scholarship award. Both awards are based on academic performance.
During her medical school training, Dr. Mbah wrote a peer review chapter on First Aid for Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship. Mbah, L.E (2009). Spontaneous Abortion, Ectopic Pregnancy, & Fetal Death. In Holmes JR, Schachel PP, (Ed.), First Aid for the Obstetrics & Gynecology Clerkship. 3rd Ed (pp. 171-188). New York, NY. McGraw Hill.
She also co-authored an evidence-based article in her residency training. Mbah L, LeBato A. Evidence-based practice (2013): How effective is post-exposure prophylaxis for Varicella?
She lives in Frisco, TX with her husband and their two children. She is passionate about service and excellence. She loves to volunteer in the Children’s Ministry at her local church. She enjoys reading and traveling, as well as spending time with her family and friends.