In addition to providing excellent care, the practitioners at The Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders believe that providing patient education, teaching other health care providers about vulvar disease, and performing research to improve treatment options for women suffering with vulvar disease are the cornerstones of the practice. Click the following links to see published books and articles by our practitioners.



Lichen Sclerosus

Lichen Planus, Lichen Simplex Chronicus, & Other Vulvar Dermatoses

:: Fractionated Carbon Dioxide Laser for the Treatment of Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus | Published in Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2021
:: Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus: Current Perspectives | Published in International Journal of Women's Health, 2020
Lichen Sclerosus: An autoimmunopathogenic and genomic enigma with emerging genetic and immune targets | Published in International Journal of Biological Sciences, 2019
:: Intradermal injection of autologous platelet-rich plasma for the treatment of vulvar lichen sclerosus | Published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2017
:: Topical calcineurin inhibitors for the treatment of vulvar dermatoses | Published in European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 2009
:: Surgical treatment of clitoral phimosis caused by lichen sclerosus | Published in American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2007
:: Pimecrolimus for the Treatment of Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus in a Premenarchal Girl | Published in Journal of Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology, 2004
:: The Vulvar Dermatoses | Published in Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2007
:: Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid of the Vulva | Published in The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, 2005
:: Plasma Cell Vulvitis: A Rare Cause of Intractable Vulvar Pruritis | Published in American Medical Association, 2005
:: Vulvar Lichen Planus | Published in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2005

Vulvovaginal Diseases and Sexual Dysfunction

Pudendal Neuralgia

Desquamative Inflammatory Vaginitis

Cervical Ectropion May Be A Cause of Desquamative Inflammatory Vaginitis | Published in Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2017


Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

Female Sexual Pain Disorders

Reclaiming Desire

This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the intersection of male and female reproductive and sexual health.  The text comprehensively discusses the evaluation and management of physical, genetic, and psychological causes of male and female sexual dysfunction. Discussion of treatment focuses on current medical and surgical psychosexual therapies in both the male and female. The book highlights erectile, ejaculatory, and orgasmic disorders in the male; desire, arousal and orgasmic disorders in the female; and an integrated approach to the couple. Lifestyle modifications through diet and exercise and optimization of anthropomorphic characteristics are also discussed, including a holistic approach to these disorders that goes beyond a focus on the genital system alone.     

This textbook is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of vulvar and vaginal pain disorders and disease.  More than 75 world-renowned scientists contributed chapters in this authoritative and comprehensive textbook. 

Reclaiming Desire outlines a highly effective holistic approach to treating decreased sexual desire.  In addition, there is essential information on the ways in which major life events such as pregnancy, menopause, and divorce can affect a woman's sexual health.

When Sex Hurts

When Sex Hurts is a guide for patients that contains up-to-date information of the diagnosis and treatment of more than 20 different causes of sexual and vulvovaginal pain.  It contains an algorithm that helps a patient and her healthcare provider determine the specific cause and treatments of her type of vulvar pain.


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