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Lauren Streicher

Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Director, Northwestern Medicine Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause


Areas of Focus

  • Menopause and hot flashes
  • Hormone therapy
  • Vaginal and vulvar health
  • Sexual medicine (libido, orgasm, painful intercourse)
  • Women's health
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Cancer survivorship


  • Fractional CO2 laser for treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause


Dr. Streicher is the author of

  • "Sex Rx: Hormones, Health and Your Best Sex Ever" (Harper Collins)
  • "The Essential Guide to Hysterectomy" (M. Evans)

She has appeared on many local and national TV shows including The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Steve Harvey Show, The Oprah Show and Dr. Oz.  She does a weekly health segment on Chicago's WGN Morning News and writes a column for Prevention Magazine.

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