DEBRA S. WICKMAN, M.D., FACOG
Dr. Debra Wickman is a gynecologist certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is the director of Sexual Medicine at the Women’s Center of Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.…
Dr. Debra Wickman is a gynecologist certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is the director of Sexual Medicine at the Women’s Center of Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Wickman completed medical school at the University of Washington in Seattle and continued on there to complete her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. After several years of private practice in obstetrics and gynecology, she went to the University of California, Los Angeles to complete a year-long postgraduate fellowship in Female Sexual Medicine. She spent the year doing research projects in the Female Sexual Medicine Center, providing patient care, and presenting research findings at several national meetings. She then went back to University of Washington as a faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, where she enjoyed training resident physicians and medical students, and seeing patients in her private clinic. Dr. Wickman is actively involved with the North American Menopause Society and is a certified menopause practitioner since 2003. She is also a member of the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health and is experienced in prescribing bioidentical hormone therapy, and treating problems related to aging, menopause and sexual dysfunction.
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STEPHEN H. CRUIKSHANK, M.D., M.B.A., J.D.
Held in high regard among his peers, patients and physician students for several decades, Dr. Stephen Cruikshank is one of the nation's leading healthcare practitioners …
Held in high regard among his peers, patients and physician students for several decades, Dr. Stephen Cruikshank is one of the nation's leading healthcare practitioners in obstetrics, gynecology and sexual medicine. Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, and the Markley Professor of Business and Gerontology of Miami University, Dr. Cruikshank is the author of several textbooks and numerous chapters of books, as well as scores of abstracts and articles that have been published in peer review medical journals. He has given more than 100 invited lectures in the U.S. and abroad. Throughout his career, he has earned numerous medical awards and academic honors. For 21 years, Dr. Cruikshank served as a certification examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is an editorial consultant for no less than four professional journals, including the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics and International Correspondence Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. In addition, he is an editorial board member of Post Graduate Medicine. Dr. Cruikshank's special areas of interest include Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Gynecologic Surgery and Urogynecology. He is a member of twenty-seven professional societies, and served from 2006-2007 as the President of the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
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MARIA SOPHOCLES, M.D., FACOG
Dr. Sophocles is a distinguished gynecologist with a thriving practice in Princeton, N.J. Her practice is focused on adult and adolescent gynecology, and the …
Dr. Sophocles is a distinguished gynecologist with a thriving practice in Princeton, N.J. Her practice is focused on adult and adolescent gynecology, and the doctor is well-known for her personalized approach to patient care. Dr. Sophocles provides sexual counseling for adults and lectures across the country on sexuality to physicians. She has been Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology for fifteen years and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Sophocles earned her BA with a triple major in Biology, French and English at Duke University. She received her M.D. from Jefferson Medical College and did her residency in OB/GYN at Baltimore Medical Center-Johns Hopkins Hospital where she mentored resident research in urogynecology and general obstetrics. While serving as an Assistant Professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, Dr. Sophocles worked in a research program sponsored by the National Institutes of Health on fetal DNA in maternal blood to detect abnormalities. The study was published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. She also worked in Africa providing medical help for indigent people, established an umbilical cord blood collection program in New Jersey and is a Board Member of HiTops, a non-profit center for adolescent healthcare.
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KOURTNEY SIMS M.D.
Dr. Kourtney Sims completed her medical degree at Tulane Medical School in Louisiana and her OB/Gyn training at the University of Texas Houston…
Dr. Kourtney Sims completed her medical degree at Tulane Medical School in Louisiana and her OB/Gyn training at the University of Texas Houston. Since going into private practice she has rapidly expanded her services from one to five offices across the Greater Houston area. She is board certified by, and is a fellow of, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG).
Dr. Sims is currently the only female physician in Houston, outside of the medical center, who is certified by the North American Menopause Society. Dr. Sims is a member of several professional organizations including the Harris County Medical Society, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Texas Medical Association. She has also served as Interim Director of Midwifery at Bayshore Medical Center in 2008 and received the Patient's Choice Award from Vitals.com in 2008-2011 and is a HealthGrades Recognized Physician. She also received the Compassionate Doctor Award from Vitals.com in 2010 and 2011. Dr. Sims’ medical philosophy includes both traditional and holistic therapies, giving her patients more comprehensive options for their treatment. Her areas of expertise include adolescent gynecology and contraceptive counseling, laproscopic surgery, menopause treatment, as well as in-office solutions to common women's health issues.
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SHELIN TKATCH B.Sc, M.D., FRCSC, DPD
Dr. Shelin Tkatch is the medical director of Grandview Gynecology and Obstetrics and MD Wellness Solutions…
Dr. Shelin Tkatch is the medical director of Grandview Gynecology and Obstetrics and MD Wellness Solutions. She is a graduate of the University of British Columbia medical school and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alberta. She has completed a post-graduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology at Cardiff University, Wales. She is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons Canada and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Memberships include the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health and the American Association of Advanced Gynecologic Laparoscopists. Dr. Tkatch has a thriving medical and surgical practise in Surrey, British Columbia. Her clinical focus areas are diverse and include: maternity care, pelvic and sexual health of women, menopause care and skin health. She enjoys being involved in the medical education of the next generation of physicians through supervision of clinical internships and takes an active role in physician leadership.
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