Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

  • Meet the Team

    The Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Cincinnati Children's is home to specialists with a variety of backgrounds. As a team, this diversity makes us better prepared to care for your daughter's unique needs.

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    Director

    A photo of Lesley Breech.

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

    gynecology@cchmc.org

    Lesley L. Breech, MD

    Division Director, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    Associate Professor, UC Department of Surgery

    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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    Faculty

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

    513-636-9400

    gynecology@cchmc.org

    Beth I. Schwartz, MD

    Director, Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Resident Program

    Instructor, UC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Phone: 513-636-9400

    Email: gynecology@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.

    Gylynthia E. Trotman, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor, UC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Phone: 513-636-9400

    Email: gynecology@cchmc.org

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    Specialties

    Clinical

    Menstrual abnormalities in adolescents; hormonal management of gender dysphoria; transition of gynecologic care for adolescents and young women with chronic medical conditions;  minimal invasive gynecologic surgery

    Research

    Quality improvement in pediatric and adolescent gynecology; reproductive outcomes among adolescents and young women with chronic medical diseases

    Biography

    Dr. Trotman is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Trotman received her medical degree in 2008 from the State University of New York Downstate Medical College, Brooklyn, NY where she was elected a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She received her MPH in 2003 from the School of Public Health at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Dr. Trotman completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive science at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. She completed her clinical fellowship in pediatric and adolescent gynecology, Department of Women and Infants Services, MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital/Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. 

    In addition to providing general and specialty gynecologic care to girls and young women, Dr. Trotman is the lead gynecologist for the Transgender Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and participates in the Young Women with Bleeding Disorders clinic.

    Education and Training

    MPH: University at Albany, School of Public Health, Albany, NY, 2003. 

    MD: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, 2008.

    Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 2012.

    Fellowship: Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, 2013.

    Publications

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    Staff

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    Lisa Y. Reebals, MSN, APRN, CPNP
    Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    513-636-9400

    gynecology@cchmc.org

    Lisa Y. Reebals, MSN, APRN, CPNP

    Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    Phone: 513-636-9400

    Email: gynecology@cchmc.org

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    Biography

    Lisa Reebals, MSN, CPNP, is a pediatric nurse practitioner with the Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. She completed a dual Master's program in Pediatric Nursing and Medical Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University and has been active in pediatric and adolescent health care for over 25 years. She has a background in many areas of this field, including reproductive, urban school health as well as experience in international health.

    Education and Training

    BSN: University of Virginia, 1985.

    MSN / MA: Case Western Reserve University, 1994.

    Certification: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 1994.