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Division Director, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Professor, UC Department of SurgeryUC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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My Biography & Research


Lesley Breech, MD, is specially trained in pelvic reconstruction and other medical and surgical management of genital anomalies. She has nearly nine 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.

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

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of SurgeryUC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Colorectal Center, Fanconi Anemia, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Adolescent Medicine, Disorders of Sex Development Center, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Comprehensive Fertility Care Preservation Program CFCPP, Brain Tumor Center, Best Doctors 2017-18, Leukemia Lymphoma

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My Education

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.

My Publications

Breech LL, Braverman PK. Safety, efficacy, actions, and patient acceptability of drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol contraceptive pills in the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Int J Womens Health. 2010 Aug 9;1:85-95.

Vallerie AM, Breech LL. Update in Müllerian anomalies: diagnosis, management, and outcomes. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Oct;22(5):381-7.

Bischoff A, Levitt MA, Breech L, Louden E, Peña A. Hydrocolpos in cloacal malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun;45(6):1241-5.

Peña A, Bischoff A, Breech L, Louden E, Levitt MA. Posterior cloaca − further experience and guidelines for the treatment of an unusual anorectal malformation. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun;45(6):1234-40.

Breech L. Gynecologic concerns in patients with anorectal malformations. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2010 May;19(2):139-45.

Huppert J, Griffeth S, Breech L, Hillard P. Vaginal burn injury due to alkaline batteries. J Pediatr AdolescGynecol. 2009 Oct;22(5):e133-6.

Levitt MA, Bischoff A, Breech L, Peña A. Rectovestibular fistula − rarely recognized associated gynecologic anomalies. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jun;44(6):1261-7; discussion 1267.

Breech LL, Laufer MR. Müllerian anomalies. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2009 Mar;36(1):47-68. Review.

Miller RJ, Breech LL. Surgical correction of vaginal anomalies. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Jun;51(2):223-36. Review.

Linam LE, Darolia R, Naffaa LN, Breech LL, O'hara SM, Hillard PJ, Huppert JS. US findings of adnexal torsion in children and adolescents: size really does matter. Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Oct;37(10):1013-9.