Dr. Judith Reichman is considered to be one of the leading voices in America on women’s health issues. She has been a medical contributor on women’s health for the NBC Today Show, appearing bi-weekly for over a decade. During much of that time she wrote a weekly column for the Today Show on MSNBC. She is the author of the bestsellers I’m Not In The Mood – What Every Woman Should Know About Improving Her Libido, I’m Too Young to Get Old: Health Care for Women After Forty, Relax, This Won’t Hurt: Painless Answers to Women’s Health Questions and her most recent book Slow Your Clock Down: The Complete Guide to a Healthy, Younger You. Dr Reichman is also a contributing editor for the LA Times Magazine.
Currently, Dr. Reichman has a thriving practice in Los Angeles. She is an attending physician in gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She is a fellow at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She specializes in perimenopausal and menopausal care. Dr. Reichman was the recipient of the Planned Parenthood, Los Angeles Distinguished Service Award in both 1991 and 2000. She received the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation Public Service Award in 2000 and was named the Women’s Health Honoree by the County of Los Angeles in 2001. Dr. Reichman has served on the board of Los Angeles Planned Parenthood as well as its medical board. She has recently finished a six year appointment to the board of trustees of Save the Children. She has served on the board of The Israel Cancer Research Fund. She is on the medical advisory board of The Downtown Women’s Center. Dr. Reichman received her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Barnard College in 1966, and her M.D., magna cum laude, from the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel. She completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Reichman lives in Los Angeles where she has a gynecology and woman’s health practice. She is married to Gil Cates, film director and producer and the artistic director of The Geffen Playhouse. They have 6 children and one dog (who resides with them).