Beating Endo: How to Reclaim Your Life from Endometriosis
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About the Author
Iris Orbuch, MD, is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Director of the Advanced Gynecologic Laparoscopy Center of Los Angeles and New York, a nationally recognized leader in minimally invasive robotic surgery, and one of the go-to laparoscopic surgeons in the field for operable endometriosis. She received her MD degree from SUNY Syracuse, did her residency in obstetrics/gynecology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, and completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and pelvic surgery with Drs. Harry Reich and C.Y. Liu, the recognized experts in this field and "fathers" of the excision surgical procedure Dr. Orbuch performs. She is the director of the Gynecologic Robotic Surgery Division at New York's Beth Israel Hospital and is its highest-volume robotic surgeon hospital-wide. She is the featured specialist in Endo What?, a documentary aimed at educating women and physicians about endometriosis, and has also been a columnist and gynecology advisor for Cosmopolitan.
Amy Stein, DPT, is the founder of Beyond Basics Physical Therapy in New York City, where she remains a primary practitioner. She is also the author of the award-winning book, Heal Pelvic Pain, and creator of the video, Healing Pelvic and Abdominal Pain: The Ultimate Home Program for Patients and a Guide for Practitioners. Dr. Stein is one of the founders of the Alliance for Pelvic Pain, a patient-oriented educational retreat, and she serves as the President of the International Pelvic Pain Society. She lectures internationally, is featured in the Endo What? documentary, and has been interviewed in media outlets ranging from Dr. Oz and ABC's 20/20, to Elle, Prevention, and Parents.
“The nearly one in ten women who have endometriosis, an inflammatory disease that can cause pain and infertility, will find hope in this guide. Authors Orbuch and Stein explain how to regain quality of life...women with 'endo' should feel empowered.”--Booklist