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Michelle Warren

Center for Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women's Health at Columbia University Medical Center, Medical Director

Dr Warren is the founder in 1997 and Medical Director of the Center for Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women’s Health at Columbia University Medical Center.  She is professor of obstetrics and gynecology and medicine. A pioneer in the effects of eating disorders and athletics on the menstrual cycle, Dr. Warren was the first to identify skeletal problems, including scoliosis and stress fractures that occur in young women as a result of menstrual irregularities.

Over a lifetime of practice focusing on women’s health, she has written numerous articles and textbook chapters and lectures and teaches extensively on menopause, oral contraceptives, anorexia nervosa, menstrual irregularities, amenorrhea in athletes, and osteoporosis. She has published a book on sports and hormones. She conducts clinical trials and medical research in the field of eating disorders, hypothalamic amenorrhea, osteoporosis, and menopause and has been awarded multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health. She has published over 200 articles and book chapters in her field. She has been named best doctor by NY Magazine and named best doctor in America since 2004 and holds an endowed professorship in Women’s Health at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Warren earned her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. She is board-certified in internal medicine and in a subspecialty in endocrinology and has trained in reproductive endocrinology.

 

3 Responses to Michelle Warren

  1. Vashti Covington says:

    Anorexia nervosa can be difficult to overcome. But with treatment, you can gain a better sense of who you are, return to healthier eating habits and reverse some of anorexia’s serious complications. ‘,–

    Have a good one
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  2. Bonnie Saks, MD says:

    There is an ongoing controversy about the efficacy and safety of testosterone in pre- and even post-menopausal women for enhancing libido. Is there any accurate way to measure if a woman is testosterone deficient? When, if ever, do you recommend testosterone use in women? By what modality?

  3. Carolyn Callander says:

    I have lived in an all male (4 brothers) household and had SEVERE hemorrhaging for over 40 yrs. Even though my mother was diagnosed later in life w/ VonWillebrands & contracted hep c from a transfusion, my conditioned was continuously ignored by Drs & kept being referred to GYNs instead of Hematologists. The horror stories got worse & worse, even after my diagnosis ( due to my both sons diagnosis!)I know the Hemophilia soc. is trying to educate Drs more…but I want my story told so others wont die & suffer alone in hiding feeling inferior embarrassed their whole life like me.