Publications

In addition to providing excellent care, the practitioners at The Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders believe that providing patient education, teaching other health care providers about vulvar disease, and performing research to improve treatment options for women suffering with vulvar disease are the cornerstones of the practice. Click the following links to see published books and articles by our practitioners.

Vulvodynia

Lichen Sclerosus

Lichen Planus, Lichen Simplex Chronicus, & Other Vulvar Dermatoses

:: Vulvodynia: Assessment and Treatment | Published in Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2016
:: 2015 ISSVD ISSWSH IPPS Vulvodynia nomenclature | Published in Obstetrics and Gynecology
:: Vulvodynia | Published in Journal of Sexual Medicine 2008
:: Surgery for Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome | Published in Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2006
:: Current Concepts about Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome | Published in BULLETIN OF THE ISRAEL SOCIETY OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
:: Current Uses of Surgery in the Treatment of Genital Pain | Published in Curr Sexual Health Rep
:: Umbilical Hypersensitivity in Women With Primary Vestibulodynia | Published in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine
:: Vulvodynia: Strategies for Treatment | Published in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2005
:: Intradermal injection of autologous platelet-rich plasma for the treatment of vulvar lichen sclerosus | Published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2017
:: Topical calcineurin inhibitors for the treatment of vulvar dermatoses | Published in European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 2009
:: Surgical treatment of clitoral phimosis caused by lichen sclerosus | Published in American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2007
:: Pimecrolimus for the Treatment of Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus in a Premenarchal Girl | Published in Journal of Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology, 2004
:: The Vulvar Dermatoses | Published in Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2007
:: Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid of the Vulva | Published in The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, 2005
:: Plasma Cell Vulvitis: A Rare Cause of Intractable Vulvar Pruritis | Published in American Medical Association, 2005
:: Vulvar Lichen Planus | Published in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2005

Vulvovaginal Diseases and Sexual Dysfunction

Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

Female Sexual Pain Disorders

:: Drugs in early clinical development for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction | Published in Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs, 2015
:: Hymenal Stenosis and Fibrosis in Two Adult Women | Published in The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2015
:: The Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives on Female Sexuality: A Review | Published in Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2012
:: A Periclitoral Mass as a Cause of Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder | Published in Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2014

This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the intersection of male and female reproductive and sexual health.  The text comprehensively discusses the evaluation and management of physical, genetic, and psychological causes of male and female sexual dysfunction. Discussion of treatment focuses on current medical and surgical psychosexual therapies in both the male and female. The book highlights erectile, ejaculatory, and orgasmic disorders in the male; desire, arousal and orgasmic disorders in the female; and an integrated approach to the couple. Lifestyle modifications through diet and exercise and optimization of anthropomorphic characteristics are also discussed, including a holistic approach to these disorders that goes beyond a focus on the genital system alone.     

This textbook is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of vulvar and vaginal pain disorders and disease.  More than 75 world-renowned scientists contributed chapters in this authoritative and comprehensive textbook. 

Reclaiming Desire

When Sex Hurts

Reclaiming Desire outlines a highly effective holistic approach to treating decreased sexual desire.  In addition, there is essential information on the ways in which major life events such as pregnancy, menopause, and divorce can affect a woman's sexual health.

When Sex Hurts is a guide for patients that contains up-to-date information of the diagnosis and treatment of more than 20 different causes of sexual and vulvovaginal pain.  It contains an algorithm that helps a patient and her healthcare provider determine the specific cause and treatments of her type of vulvar pain.

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