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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 Disorders, Fanconi Anemia, Adolescent Medicine, Disorders of Sex Development, Gynecology, Fertility Preservation, Brain Tumor, Leukemia, Gynecology

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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

Normative values for ultrasound measurements of the female pelvic organs throughout childhood and adolescence. Gilligan, LA; Trout, AT; Schuster, JG; Schwartz, BI; Breech, LL; Zhang, B; Towbin, AJ. Pediatric Radiology: roentgenology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonics, CT, MRI. 2019; 49:1042-1050.

Vomiting and Dehydration in a 2-Year-Old. Edmunds, K; Gurria, J; Koberlein, G; Zamor, R; Breech, L; Shah, K; Hariharan, S. Pediatrics. 2019; 143:e20180504-e20180504.

Menstrual, Sexual, and Obstetrical Outcomes after Vaginal Replacement for Vaginal Atresia Associated with Anorectal Malformation. Skerritt, C; Vilanova Sanchez, A; Lane, VA; Wood, RJ; Hewitt, GD; Breech, LL; Levitt, M. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2017; 27:495-502.

Evaluation and management of vaginoplasty complications. Oelschlager, AA; Kirby, A; Breech, L. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017; 29:316-321.

Clinical practice guidelines for the care of girls and women with Turner syndrome: proceedings from the 2016 Cincinnati International Turner Syndrome Meeting. Gravholt, CH; Andersen, NH; Conway, GS; Dekkers, OM; Geffner, ME; Klein, KO; Lin, AE; Mauras, N; Quigley, CA; Rubin, K; et al. European Journal of Endocrinology. 2017; 177:G1-G70.

Gynecologic concerns in patients with cloacal anomaly. Breech, L. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. 2016; 25:90-95.

Surgery for anomalies of the müllerian ducts. Breech, LL; Rock, JA. In: Jones III HW; Rock JA, Ed. Te Linde's Operative Gynecology: Eleventh Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkens; 2015.