Dr. Diana Bitner, Chief Medical Officer of true. Women’s Health has curated an exceptional panel of guests and colleagues for this episode of Let’s Chat.
This dynamic team of medical providers discusses the importance of a more personalized approach to women’s health. Women are different from men! Their discussion includes the topics of menopause, psychological and physical wellness, and sexual health. Watch the video below and you will leave armed with practical information and a list of questions to ask your own provider.
Meet The Experts
James A. Simon, M.D.
Dr. James Simon is the Medical Director & Founder of IntimMedicine Specialists, PC located in Washington, D.C. His work has been published extensively, and he is an active contributor to numerous medical and scientific periodicals. In 2001, he co-authored the book “Restore Yourself: A Woman’s Guide to Reviving Her Sexual Desire and Passion for Life,” and in 2012, he was featured in the film “Hot Flash Havoc.”
He is a past president of the North American Menopause Society and the Washington Gynecological Society. Currently, He is the President of the International Society for Study of Women’s Sexual Health.
Sheryl A. Kingsberg, Ph.D.
Dr. Sheryl Kingsberg is a clinical psychologist and the chief of the division of behavioral medicine at MacDonald Women’s Hospital/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Professor in Reproductive Biology and Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Kingsberg is a past President of The North American Menopause Society and The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health.
Dr. Becky Lynn, M.D., NCMP
Dr. Becky Lynn is the Director of the Evora Center for Menopause and Sexual Health. She is a board-certified gynecologist, a trained Sexual Counselor, and a Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
Dr. Lynn is an expert in sexual medicine and menopause. She is an International Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), where she serves as the advocacy chairman and a member of the Board. She is the Immediate Past President of the St. Louis Gynecologic Society and on the Advocacy Committee of the North American Menopause Society.
Dr. Maria Sophocles, M.D., FACOG, NCMP
Dr. Maria Sophocles is a board-certified OB/GYN. She is the Medical Director of Women’s Healthcare of Princeton, a women’s health practice in Princeton, NJ.
Dr. Sophocles is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the North American Menopause Society, and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health. She is a fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is a certified menopausal specialist, and a fellow of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease.
Dr. Sophocles was one of the first physicians to utilize laser for the treatment of vaginal dryness. She teaches and trains physicians nationally and internationally and is a sought-after opinion leader on issues of menopause and female sexual dysfunction.
Dr. Diana Bitner, M.D., NCMP, FACOG
Dr. Diana Bitner is the Chief Medical Officer and co-founder of true. Women’s Health – a midlife, menopause, and sexual health clinic for women recently opened in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Dr. Bitner is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and has been practicing medicine for over 25 years. She is a Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner through the North American Menopause Society and was named the 2015 Menopause Practitioner of the Year. This national award recognized Dr. Bitner’s outstanding evidenced-based care of patients. She has also completed specialized training with the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH).
Dr. Bitner is an accomplished author and has also written a nationally acclaimed book and companion workbook entitled, “I Want to Age Like That – Healthy Aging Through Midlife and Menopause.”