Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

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    Lesley L. Breech, MD Division Director, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    is an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and pediatrics. Her main research interest is the long-term reproductive outcomes of girls and young women undergoing reconstructive pelvic surgery. Her current projects include assessment of the reproductive outcomes in women treated for an anorectal malformation as children and a prospective study evaluating normal prepubertal reproductive anatomy.

    Lesley L. Breech, MD

    Division Director, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    Academic Information

    Associate Professor, UC Department of Surgery

    Associate Professor, UC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Specialties

    Clinical Interests

    Female genital anomalies; young women with bleeding disorders; reproductive outcomes after treatment for cancer

    Research Interests

    Outcomes after surgical treatment of genital anomalies; management of young women with bleeding disorders

    Biography

    Lesley Breech, MD, is specially trained in pelvic reconstruction and other medical and surgical management of genital anomalies. She has nearly 9 years’ experience providing surgical and medical gynecology at Emory University and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

    Dr. Breech has a special interest in the care of girls and young women with abnormalities of development of the reproductive organs. In 2004, Dr. Breech joined the multidisciplinary care provided by the Center for Pediatric Pelvic and Genitourinary Reconstruction at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She also provides gynecologic care for young women with bleeding disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, and other gynecologic concerns of pediatric and adolescent females. 

    Education and Training

    MD: Ohio State University Columbus, OH, 1994.

    Residency: Ob / Gyn, Washington University, St Louis, MO, 1998.

    Fellowship: Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis Children's Hospital, St Louis, MO, 2000.

    Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2000.

    Publications

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    Beth I. Schwartz, MD Director, Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Resident Program

    513-636-9400
    beth.schwartz@cchmc.org

    Beth I. Schwartz, MD

    Director, Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Resident Program

    Academic Information

    Instructor, UC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Phone: 513-636-9400

    Email: beth.schwartz@cchmc.org

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    Specialties

    Clinical

    Long-acting contraception; management of congenital reproductive anomalies; disorders of sexual development; endocrine disorders; polycystic ovarian syndrome; ovarian cysts; pelvic pain; menstrual management and suppression in special needs populations; gynecologic concerns in patients with chronic disease, specifically Fanconi anemia and epidermolysis bullosa

    Research

    Intrauterine devices in adolescents and special needs populations; diagnosis of ovarian torsion; management of heavy menstrual bleeding

    Biography

    Beth I. Schwartz, MD, is a clinical instructor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry and completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. She was a clinical fellow in pediatric and adolescent gynecology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital.

    In addition to providing general and specialty gynecologic care to girls and young women, Dr. Schwartz participates in the multidisciplinary care of patients at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital through the Colorectal Center for Children Disorders of Sexual Development team, the Young Women with Bleeding Disorders clinic, and the Fertility Consult Team.

    Education and Training

    MD: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 2008.

    Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.

    Fellowship: Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2013.