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Obstetrics, Gynecology & Womens Health


Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine


Pregnancy Loss: What Do We Know & What Can We Do?
Fetal Monitoring
Amniotic Fluid Embolism
Cervical Incompetence
Amniotic Fluid as a Stem Cell Source
Inflammation and Preterm Labor

State: ny

Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
The George Washington University School of Medicine


Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Female Sexual Function / Dysfunction
Androgen Therapy of Menopausal Women
Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Treatment
Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy and Their Treatments
Ovarian Follicular Reserve and Its Testing

Biography: Dr. Simon is a D.C.-based physician providing patient-focused care for women across the reproductive life cycle, from adolescence to childbirth, and through the menopause transition. His unique approach to care encourages women to be a part of their own wellness, disease prevention, treatment and recovery; and through his renowned clinical research efforts, he offers one-of-a-kind opportunities for patients to experience the latest innovations in womens health.Dr. Simons research interests include clinical management of peri- and postmenopausal women, female sexual dysfunction, osteoporosis, clinical densitometry, contraception and reproductive endocrinology. He has served as principal investigator on more than 300 clinical trials, research grants and scholarships in the area of womens health, with support from such noted institutions as the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.Dr. Simon earned his bachelors degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago. He completed an internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at The George Washington University Hospital and a fellowship in endocrinology and infertility at Harbor-University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center. He currently serves as a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at The George Washington University School of Medicine.Dr. Simons work has been published extensively, and he is an active contributor to numerous medical and scientific periodicals. In 2001, he co-authored the book ÒRestore Yourself: A Womans Guide to Reviving Her Sexual Desire and Passion for Life,Ó and in 2012, he was featured in the film ÒHot Flash Havoc.Ó He is a past president of the North American Menopause Society and the Washington Gynecological Society, and currently sits on the board of the International Society for Study of Womens Sexual Health. Dr. Simon has consistently been ranked as a top doctor, both nationally and in Washington, DC.
Testimonials: Loved him – United Medical Center
State: dc

Associate Clinical Professor of Gynecologic Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center


Fertility Preservation Options for Gynecologic Cancers

Biography: Dr. Paul S. Lin is a surgeon and associate clinical professor of Gynecologic Oncology at City of Hope in Duarte and South Pasadena, CA. Dr. Lin obtained his medical degree from the University of Mississippi. He trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UC San Francisco and completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Lin is Board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Gynecologic Oncology.
State: CA

Professor and Chairman Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Medical College of Cornell University


HPV Vaccine and Cervical Cancer
Bacterial Vaginosis
Myths Surrounding the Recently Hatched Entity, Bacterial Vaginosis

Biography: William J. Ledger received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1954, with his major in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He received his MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1958. After a rotating internship for one year in Erie, Pennsylvania, Dr. Ledger practiced obstetrics and gynecology as a General Duty Medical Officer in the Air Force. He completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Temple University in 1964 and received a Masters Degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was a member of the full time academic faculty at the University of Michigan from 1964 to 1972, and the University of Southern California from 1972 to 1979. Dr. Ledger was named the Given Foundation Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cornell in 1979, when he was appointed Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He held this position until September of 1999, when he became the Chairman Emeritus. Dr. Ledger is the Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Student Clerkship. He currently serves on a medical advisory board for Procter and Gamble. Dr. Ledgers research interests have focused upon infections in obstetrics and gynecology. In addition to having a practice specializing in the infectious diseases of women, Dr. Ledger has been involved with research and pharmaceutical trials relating to vulvar vestibulitis, human papilloma virus (HPV), and recurrent vulvovaginal vaginitis. He was the first obstetrician gynecologist to be elected to the Infectious Disease Society of America; he was a founder and first president of the Infectious Disease Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology in America and is the immediate past president of the International Infectious Disease Society for Obstetrics and GynecologyÑUSA. A well-respected international lecturer, Dr. William Ledger is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American College of Surgeons, the Royal Society of Medicine, and a member of numerous professional societies. He is the author or co-author of more than two hundred forty scientific articles and textbook chapters and the sole author of two editions of Infections in the Female. The textbook, Vulvovaginal Infections, co-authored with Steven S. Witkin, Ph.D., the first William J. Ledger, M.D. Distinguished Professor for Infection and Immunology in Obstetrics and Gynecology, was published by Manson in March of 2007. A second edition is being prepared.
State: NY