The providers at The Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. Our practitioners have been elected as Fellows of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disorders- the preeminent medical society devoted to the treatment of vulvovaginal disorders and sexual pain. In addition, our providers have conducted and published medical research on these diseases.

The CVVD Team

Dr. Jill Krapf is originally from the Philadelphia area. She graduated from Lafayette College and then earned an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The George Washington University, serving as Chief Administrative Resident in her final year. After residency, Dr. Krapf completed a Medical Education fellowship and subsequently earned a Masters in Education. Dr. Krapf is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been active in leadership roles and committees in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO).

Dr. Krapf practiced at The George Washington University from 2011-2015, starting a clinic specializing in female sexual health and serving as the Assistant Clerkship Director for Obstetrics and Gynecology. She then relocated to Texas with her military husband, working as an OB/GYN hospitalist before joining the faculty at University of Texas Health San Antonio. Dr. Krapf recently moved back to the Washington D.C. area to devote her practice to the diagnosis and treatment of vulvar pain.

Dr. Krapf is active in research and has published chapters and peer-reviewed articles on vulvodynia, vulvar dermatoses, and hypoactive sexual desire disorder. She is Associate Editor for the Journal of Sexual Medicine Online Access, as well as for the textbook Female Sexual Pain Disorders, 2nd Edition. She is active in the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), serving on the Education Committee and the Social Media Committee.

She enjoys cross-stitch, barre classes, skiing, and traveling with her husband, Ryan, and three active children, Declan (5), Reid (3), and Madi (1).

Andrew T. Goldstein, MD, FACOG

Dr. Andrew T. Goldstein grew up in Bridgeton, New Jersey and graduated from the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He pursued his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Beth Israel Medical Center. After completing his residency, Dr. Goldstein moved to Annapolis, Maryland and in 1999, he joined the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and in 2002 he became the Director of the Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders in Washington, D.C and New York City. He is currently a Clinical Professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. Goldstein is the Past-President of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH). He is a Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD), the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM), the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR), and the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA). Dr Goldstein has been a grant recipient of the National Vulvodynia Association and other private foundations. He is the founder and President of the Gynecologic Cancers Research Foundation. He was an Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, The Female Patient, and Current Sexual Health Reports. He has co-authored/co-edited four books: Reclaiming Desire ((Rodale 2004 & 2009), Female Sexual Pain Disorders: Evaluation & Management (Wiley- Blackwell 2010), When Sex Hurts (DaCapo 2011), and Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Springer, 2015).

Dr. Goldstein is actively involved in research and has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters on female sexual dysfunction, sexual pain disorders, lichen sclerosus, lichen simplex chronicus, vulvodynia, and vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (vestibulodynia). He has lectured extensively on the subjects of vulvodynia, vulvar disease, and female sexual dysfunction, and has been interviewed by many media outlets and publications including ABC’s 20/20, The View, Dr Oz, Good Morning America, The Discovery Channel, BBC, local affiliates of CBS, NBC, ABC, and Fox, New York Times, Washington Post, Allure, Cosmopolitan, Essence, Women’s Health, and Prevention.

Dr. Goldstein has a strong commitment to global medicine and in 2015-16 spent a year in South America and South-East Asia volunteering, along with his family, with 11 different NGO’s providing medical care (see

Dr. Goldstein's wife, Gail, is a dermatologist in Annapolis, Maryland. They have three wonderful daughters: Lena, Mimi, and Julia. Together they enjoy sailing, skiing, scuba diving, wine tasting, adventurous travel.

Dr. Sarah Bedell grew up in Miami, FL. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, where she graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from New York University School of Medicine in 2013 and completed her residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident. During her residency, Dr. Bedell received the Department Chairman’s Award, as well as the prestigious Peggy Whalley Medicus Award given annually to the most outstanding senior resident. She primarily practices with her sisters and mother at New Age Women's Health in Miami, and shares her time at CVVD in Manhattan.

Dr. Bedell is a member of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and has multiple publications in several obstetric and gynecological journals pertaining to women's sexual health and vulvovaginal conditions. She has a strong interest in women's sexual health and vulvovaginal disease and is thrilled to be with the CVVD team. Dr. Bedell sees patients in the NY office.

Mollie Flint Rieff, DNP, WHNP-BC, MPH

Dr. Mollie Flint Rieff is a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner practicing out of New York City. Dr. Rieff received a Doctor of Nursing Practice with a concentration as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of Utah. While completing this degree program, she performed clinical rotations at the Institute for Sexual Medicine in San Diego, CA, the Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders, and the Women's Pelvic Care Clinic at the University of Utah. She received a Master of Public Health with a dual concentration in Maternal and Child Health/Health Education and Communication from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arkansas State University and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science from Tulane University.

Dr. Rieff is a member of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, and the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. Dr. Rieff sees patients at our NY office!

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****Currently not accepting any new patients. All established patients of Dr. Rieff will be seen by Dr. Goldstein, Dr. Krapf, or Dr. Bedell until further notice. Thank you!****

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