About Lauren Streicher, M.D.
Lauren Streicher, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University’s medical school, The Feinberg School of Medicine, in Chicago and is the founder of Gynecologic Specialists of Northwestern, SC. She is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the Association for Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgeons, and The Sexual Medicine Society of North America. She is also a Certified Menopause Practitioner of The North American Menopause Society. Her clinical interests include all aspects of gynecology but Dr. Streicher has a particular interest and expertise in menopause, sexual health, laparoscopic hysterectomy and alternatives to hysterectomy.
Considered a thought leader in her field, Dr. Streicher has appeared in numerous national and local media outlets discussing all aspects of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
She currently is seen regularly on ABC’s, Windy City Live, the number one rated talk show in Chicago and is a recurring guest on The Dr. Oz Show, The Today Show, and Good Morning America -Health. She has also appeared on The McNeil Lehrer Hour, ABC News Now, 20/20, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Dr. Drew Show, The Steve Harvey Show and World News Tonight. She hosted “Advances in Women’s Health”, on Reach MD XM 24, the station for medical professionals.
She contributes articles and has been interviewed for many magazines and newspapers including Newsweek, The Washington Post, Ladies Home Journal, More, Glamour, and Women’s Health, (to name a few) and is a medical correspondent for ABC News. As a Dr. Oz expert contributor, her weekly blog can be read on DoctorOz.com. She is also the gynecologic expert for The Ladies Home Journal.
The second edition of her book, The Essential Guide to Hysterectomy, was released in February of 2013 and remains the definitive gynecologic guide for women.
Castle Connolly and Chicago Magazine have consistently recognized her as one of the “Top Doctors” in Chicago and was featured in an article in Chicago Magazine’s Top Doc issue.
The Chicago Tribune recently profiled her as one of Chicago’s Remarkable Women.