Dr. MaryGrace Ani was born in Key West, Florida, the daughter of immigrant Filipino parents. Being a Navy family, they moved to Mississippi before finally settling down in Goose Creek, South Carolina, near Charleston in 1972.
She graduated from Converse College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and Biology. She then attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine for her medical degree. She became a Georgia resident when she relocated to Savannah, Georgia, for her pediatric residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center.
After graduating in June 2000, she chose to stay at Memorial for an Ambulatory Pediatric Fellowship. Dr. Ani joined Pediatric Associates, P.C. in April 2001. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Ani and her husband Butch live in Smyrna with their twin boys Matthew and E.J.