I am often amazed by the Double Standard which characterizes the moral code and pulse when it comes to healthcare in the United States. I love my country, but we have work to do to heal a broken system which is moving further and further out of the hands of the professionals who actually are… Read More


I woke up this morning trying to ignore the pit in my stomach. I decided to distract myself… deter my thoughts from the CNN news blast that keeps showing up on my iPhone.  I had taken a news holiday in order to avoid recurring symptoms of anxiety and frustration for the past 100 days especially… Read More


These are challenging times for physicians who aim to please their patients, and equally challenging for patients who are juggling full schedules and dread waiting for an upcoming appointment with their doctors. Technology has increased access but the demands on our time remain the same. Many of our email addresses are now posted online. Individuals… Read More


Honoring Health Vow # 2 I Vow to Stay Connected to My Body to Hear and Feel Everything it has to Say If you ever find yourself not in the mood to have sex… Welcome to the club. If you are always in the mood, then consider yourself lucky or maybe this indicates you know… Read More


Honoring Health Vow #6 I Vow to Advocate for Myself and Pledge to Prioritize my Healthcare Needs On this Valentine’s Day I find myself pondering the question… “What is Love?” I’ve crafted my own definitions through life experiences, family dynamics, chance encounters, friendships, parenting and remembering lessons learned from deep intimate relationships. I’ve searched for… Read More


As I have been in the trenches caring for and educating women, a common question I encounter on a weekly basis sounds something like this, “Doctor, I’m 35 years old, single, and have never been pregnant. Should I be worried about Infertility? Is there anything I can do?” Chances are, the answer is No. Especially… Read More


Advocate for Yourself… Four signs you know you’ve found the Right Doctor 1. Pay attention to that “gut feeling.” If you feel at peace then you’re likely on the right track. It may seem cliché but your body’s reaction says much about the chemistry you have with your Doctor. Does she make you feel safe,… Read More