Niels H. Lauersen, M.D., Ph.D
In private practice for more than 30 years, Dr. Niels Lauersen founded the New York Medical Center for Reproductive Technology in 1984 to meet the growing needs of the thousands of patients from the United States and abroad who sought his expertise every year.
As a board certified obstetrician/gynecologist, as well as a surgeon, Dr. Lauersen became world-renowned for his expertise in the management of high risk pregnancy, the treatment of endometriosis, PMS, & hormone imbalances as well as the development of fertility - sparing surgeries to avoid hysterectomy.
As a fertility expert, he was a founding member of the New York Society for Reproductive Medicine and among the first private physicians in the New York area to offer a full range of infertility treatments, including IVF, GIFT, and the newest ICSI , at his prestigious Park Avenue fertility center.
Educated in his native Denmark , Dr. Lauersen received his American medical training at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, where he continued to do research and clinical patient management and held a professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology. His academic career expanded, to include professorships at both the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and New York Medical College.
In addition to his private practice, he was also on the clinical staff of Mt Sinai Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and St. Vincent’s Medical Center, all in New York City.
uring his active practice career, Dr. Lauersen was a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a member of the American Medical Association, the Society For Gynecological Investigation, The American Fertility Society, and the NY Obstetrical & Gynecological Society.
As the author of 14 books on women’s health care, including the international best selling fertility book Getting Pregnant, Dr. Lauersen has published more than 100 hundred scientific medical papers, and wrote and edited several medical textbooks. He has lectured extensively throughout the world and appeared on numerous national television and radio shows including those hosted by Oprah Winfrey, Joan Hamburg, Regis Philbin, Phil Donahue, Sally Jessy Raphael, Maury Povitch and Geraldo Rivera. He has been featured in articles in newspapers and magazines worldwide including Time Magazine, The New York Times, New York Magazine, The NY Daily News, People Magazine, The Los Angeles Times and others.
Currently, he is the medical director of GettingPregnantNow.org, one of the leading fertility and pregnancy web sites as well as a principal in a medical publishing firm. He also a consultant on the use of natural treatments in both men and women's health.
Dr. Lauersen also holds a European medical license for practice throughout the European Union. He lives in New York City.
Colette Bouchez - Co Author
As the author of 10 books on women's health and beauty , including an international best seller, and as founding editorial editor of Elle Media Network, she is responsible for the content of over 20 websites for women. Her online column - RedDressDiary.com – is regularly read by millions of women each week.
Indeed, with over 100,000 pages of references to her work in major search engines, resulting in more than 1 million individual articles and book excerpts, Ms. Bouchez is one of the most widely read health and beauty experts on the Internet.
As the former content producer for WebMD’s women's health, Ms. Bouchez was responsible for conceptualizing and creating content for some 35 million new and unique website readers every month.
Currently Ms. Bouchez is a health and beauty columnist for Examiner.com - National Edition where her weekly reports are seen by 22 million readers nationwide.
As a journalist Ms. Bouchez's work has been honored by many major medical organizations including: The American Cancer Society, •The American Academy of Dermatology, The American College of Colon Surgeons, The Coalition of Breast Cancer Organizations, The Multiple Sclerosis Society, and Columbia School of Journalism for her health coverage following the aftermath of 9-11.
In 1996 she was the writer on the award winning WNBC TV team that produced a seven day report on breast cancer, taking the Emmy for best news documentary. In 1997 she was one of only a small number of journalists ever to be offered a fellowship at the University of Virginia College of Medicine.
In addition to her professional journalism memberships, in 2001 Ms. Bouchez became one of only a select few journalists to be admitted to the prestigious AMWA -American Medical Women's Association -the division of the AMA (American Medical Association) that honors female physicians and researchers.
Her reporting experience spans more than two decades and includes 14 years as senior medical reporter for the NY Daily News , founding member of the Health Day News Service and content producer for WebMD. She continues to be a contributing editor to major media including magazines published by the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.
Experience also includes writing CME (continuing medical education) updates for the Excerpta Medica Publishing Group which help prepare physicians for CME exams.
Ms. Bouchez is also a medical/legal consultant for the prestigious law firm of Gerald Shargel and Associates where her medical reports are frequently used as part of the defense in high profile murder cases. She lives in New York City.
Other Books By These Authors
Books By Dr. Niels Lauersen:
It’s Your Body
Listen To Your Body
PMS & You
Childbirth With Love
The Endometriosis Answer Book
It’s Your Pregnancy
You’re in Charge
The Breast Book
The New Fertility Diet Guide
Eat, Love, Get Pregnant
Books By Colette Bouchez
The V Zone A Woman’s Guide To Gynecological Health
Is It Healthy - Is It Harmful?
Your Perfectly Pampered Pregnancy
Your Perfectly Pampered Menopause
The Hot Flash Solution
The New Fertility Diet Guide
Country Dutchess Cheap Chic Diary
Eat, Love, Get Pregnant