About Lauren Streicher, M.D.

Dr. Streicher is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine .  Following an internship in Internal Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, she completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center. She is currently a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University’s medical school, The Feinberg School of Medicine and the founder and  medical director of the Northwestern Medicine Center for Menopause and the Northwestern Medicine Center for Sexual Health .

Considered a thought leader in her field, Dr. Streicher regularly appears in national and local media outlets discussing all aspects of health. Dr. Streicher is a recurring guest on WGN  Morning News,  The Today Show,  The Steve Harvey Show , Good Morning America,The Dr. Oz Show, and Megyn Kelly Today.  She has also appeared on CNN, Nightline, 20/20, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Windy City Live, ABC World News Tonight,  and Nightline,

She is on the medical advisory board and is a columnist for Prevention Magazine.  She is the author of a comprehensive menopause and sexual health book: Sex Rx: Hormones, Health and Your Best Sex Ever.   Dr. Streicher has also published, The Essential Guide to Hysterectomy

Castle Connolly, US News and World Report, and Chicago Magazine have consistently recognized her as one of the “Top Doctors” in the United States and she was featured in an article in Chicago Magazine's Top Doc issue.

Her clinical interests include all aspects of women’s health but Dr. Streicher has a particular interest and expertise in menopause and sexual health. In addition to her interest in consumer health education, Dr. Streicher is considered an expert in the academic world. Dr. Streicher does research, publishes in the scientific literature, and devotes significant time to teaching residents and medical students.

Dr. Streicher is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, Inc., The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, The Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer, The Association for Gynecologic Laparoscopy. She is also a Certified Menopause Practitioner of The North American Menopause Society.

With more than 20 years experience in daily clinical practice, Dr. Streicher’s expertise and incomparable communication skills has brought her together with some of the world’s leading companies to empower women with the best, most accurate medical information, to be informed consumers.

As one of the Dr. Oz experts and chief contributors to EverydayHealth.com Dr. Streicher is one of the most prolific writers on the topic of women’s health. Her articles appear daily in national print and online publications, and her 2013 book, “The Essential Guide to Hysterectomy”, is the definitive book on a woman’s choices and alternatives before, during and after surgery. Her newest book, “Love Sex Again” (Harper Collins) is a comprehensive look at the medical conditions that can impact on a woman’s sex life, and the things she can do to fix them. The book is scheduled for release in April, 2014.

Dr. Streicher’s frequent appearances on The Dr. Oz Show, Today Show, Good Morning America and The Steve Harvey Show, have created a dynamic connection with viewers, and provided her with a national platform to empower women across America. She is a regular on ABC’s “Windy City Live”, Chicago’s top morning television show, is seen frequently on national news programs and has hosted her own radio show, “Advances in Women’s Health”.