Ben Abdu, MD, FACOG

East Campus
7945 Wolf River Boulevard
Germantown TN 38138 901.683.0055

About Me

Dr. Ben Abdu is a benign gynecologist at West Cancer Center & Research Institute and that specializes in robotic surgery and traditional laparoscopic surgery for chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding and fibrosis. Dr. Abdu is also focused on urogynecology, which addresses female pelvic floor disfunction and urinary issues. He joined West in December 2022 and chose to specialize gynecology because of respect for women’s engagement in their own health and wellness.

Dr. Abdu loves spending time with his wife and four daughters when he has any free time from work

Specializing in:

  • Advanced Surgical Procedures (Laparoscopic & Robotic)
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Treatment of Endometriosis (Medical & Surgical)
  • Early Fertility Evaluation
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • General Female Wellness


  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC: June 1, 1994 – May 15, 1998
  • Doctor of Medicine (Top quartile of graduating class, GPA – 3.5)
  • Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY: September 1, 1987 – May 18, 1991
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Chemistry (Magna Cum Laude, GPA – 3.67)

Post-graduate Medical Education:

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center/Women’s Surgery Center, AAGL Fellowship in Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2012
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Chattanooga OB/GYN Residency Program July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2010
  • Eisenhower Army Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program July 1, 1998 – June 30, 2001


  • Board Certified – American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2012, Fellow 2013
  • Board Certified – American Board of Family Practice 2001, 2008 (Recertification) – Expired

Honors and Awards:

United States Army

  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Honorable Discharge


  • W. Powell Hutcherson, MD Award

Medical School

  • Dewitt L. Harper Scholarship
  • National Medical Association Merit Scholarship
  • Luther G. Bell Scholarship

Activities and Affiliations:

Medical School

  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Admissions Committee
  • Multicultural Student Union (Vice-President 1995-1996, President 1996-1997)
  • Student National Medical Association
  • Volunteer at the Winwood Home for Boys
  • South Carolina Foundation – Family Medicine Preceptorship Program

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