New York, NY, February 20, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York), a global leader in state-of-the-art reproductive medicine, is pleased to announce the promotion of Georgia Witkin, Ph.D. to Director of Psychological and Wellness Services.
Dr. Witkin has been practicing at RMA of New York since its inception in 2001, and has extensive knowledge and experience helping patients through their fertility journey. "Meeting the emotional needs of patients is an integral part of comprehensive reproductive care," said Dr. Witkin. "Whether a woman is considering fertility preservation, IVF, or egg donation, we need to care for both her mind and her body."
In addition to her roles at RMA of New York, Dr. Witkin serves as Head of Member Services Development for Progyny, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, and an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Witkin is also the author of 13 acclaimed books, including The Female Stress Survival Guide, The Male Stress Survival Guide, and Stress Relief for Disasters Great and Small, and is a prolific writer of research articles about women, stress, and reproductive medicine. She regularly writes online for Fertility Authority, FairyGodBoss, and has her own blog for Psychology Today (The Infertility Chronicles). In addition to her literary achievements, Dr. Witkin has served as a health contributor to NBC 4 for five years and appeared regularly on the Weekend Today Show speaking about current health topics. Because of her work as an advocate for reproductive medicine she has been named an Honorary Member of the Board of the City of Hope and received honors from the AIA, AFA, and Resolve.
As the Director of Psychological and Wellness Services, Dr. Witkin will continue to provide counseling, support, ovum donation orientation, and psychotherapy sessions to individuals and couples, and will work with Rena Stein, LMSW, to provide emotional support and counseling to those struggling with reproductive issues.
RMA of New York is dedicated to providing a holistic approach for patients and provides complimentary wellness services for those undergoing fertility treatments. “Dr. Witkin is truly a world expert when it comes to helping patients and couples cope with the emotional aspects of their fertility treatment. In her new role as Director of Psychological and Wellness Services at RMA of New York, we are confident that she will lead a team that will change perspectives, and change lives,” stated Dr. Alan Copperman, Medical Director of RMA of NY and Vice Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital.
About Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York) is widely recognized as a global leader in state-of-the-art reproductive medicine. Led by an integrated team of doctors and scientists with extensive reproductive endocrinology, fertility and urology experience and training, RMA of New York consistently reports IVF success rates to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is internationally recognized for achieving high success rates in the treatment of infertility. RMA of New York maximizes access to care by helping patients explore all insurance coverage and financing options available for treatment. RMA of New York is sensitive to the needs of the LGBTQ+ community, women choosing single parent motherhood, and women pursuing fertility preservation for elective indications as well as those in need of oncofertility services. Headquartered in midtown Manhattan, RMA of New York has six patient care facilities throughout New York, including three facilities in Manhattan, as well as in Brooklyn, Garden City, Westchester, and abroad in Mexico City. For more information, please visit www.rmany.com
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