Dr. Harris and Dr. Coady are attending physicians at NYU. Langone Medical Center and NY Downtown Hospital. Dr. Fromberg is an attending physician at Long Island College Hospital and has surgical privileges at Gramercy Surgical Center.
Dena E. Harris, M.D.
Dr. Harris Founder of SoHo OB/GYN in 1980, was born in Philadelphia, PA. She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating magna cum laude in 1972. She went to Hahnemann Medical College, named after Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathic medicine, where she received her M.D. in 1976. She did her internship and residency at N.Y.U. Medical Center, graduating in 1980. From 1980 to 1990, Dr. Harris maintained her affiliation with N.Y.U. Medical Center and N.Y. Downtown Hospital (then known as New York Infirmary – Beekman Hospital). She became the Director of Quality Assurance of N.Y. Downtown Hospital and was awarded a Clinical Assistant Professorship at N.Y.U. Medical Center.
Dr. Harris was a pioneer in the early 1980s for being the first OB/GYN in the SoHo area and also one of the first women OB/GYN\'s in private practice in New York City. After becoming partners with Dr. Deborah Coady, in 1990 she co-founded SoHo OB/GYN women’s healthcare center. A year later Dr. Harris saw the publication of the book she co-authored, Recovering from a Hysterectomy. In 1997 she joined St. Vincent’s Hospital and was awarded a Clinical Assistant Professorship at New York Medical College. Dr. Harris is currently affiliated with N.Y.U Medical Center, N.Y. Downtown Hospital. She is a fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and was board certified in 1983. She has been named to the Top Doctors in New York and America’s Top Doctors. Dr Harris currently concentrates her gynecology practice in menopause, vulvar pain and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. She is a fellow of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD) and a member of International Society for the Study of Women\'s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS), National Vulvadynia Association and The New York Gynecologic Society.
Dr. Harris lives in Manhattan with her husband Jude Quintiere, a pastry chef, and daughter.
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Deborah Coady, M.D.
Dr. Coady was born in Brooklyn, NY, and attended the State University of New York at Albany where she graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa in 1976. She went to the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, graduating in 1980, and did her postgraduate residency training in the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology at N.Y.U. Bellevue Medical Center. She was awarded the Lyman Barton Memorial for the graduating resident with honors in 1984. From 1984 until 1990, Dr. Coady maintained an active role in resident training and clinic administration at N.Y. Downtown Hospital, while also establishing a private practice. In 1990 she became partners with Dr. Dena Harris in creating SoHo OB/GYN, a women’s healthcare center.
Dr. Coady is affiliated with N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center, where she is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and with N.Y. Downtown Hospital. Dr. Coady has been an advocate for improvements in women’s healthcare and reproductive freedom all of her professional life. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1986, and is a member of the New York Academy of Medicine. She is also credentialed by the North American Menopause Society as a NAMS Menopause Practitioner. Since the 1990s, Dr. Coady has focused a major portion of her private practice on caring for women with chronic vulvar and pelvic pain disorders. She is a member of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disorders and the International Pelvic Pain Society.
Please contact Dr. Coady if you need help with this problem. Dr. Coady lives in Manhattan with her husband, Dr. Michael S. Goodman, a dentist, and her son, daughter, dogs and cats.
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Eden Gabrielle Fromberg, D.O.
Eden G. Fromberg, DO, is an osteopathic physician, Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology (1999) and Board Certified in Integrative & Holistic Medicine (2003). She is a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine, and has been a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine since 2000. Born by natural childbirth in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Eden Fromberg was fully breastfed, weaned onto a naturopathic diet, and raised as a third generation vegetarian. Her grandparents owned and operated Hygiology Country Club, an organic, vegetarian retreat in Rhinebeck, New York – only a few miles from the site of today's Omega Institute – where her parents met and married. She grew up with an awareness of the wholeness of all things and the goodness within people. In college, she began studying nutrition, yoga, massage, midwifery, fertility awareness, and botanical medicine. Dr. Fromberg received a B.A. in Biology from Oberlin College in 1985, graduated from Southeastern University of the Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991, and completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1995. Dr. Eden Fromberg has an extensive and multifaceted background in women's healing arts, and is a highly regarded international consultant in holistic women’s health, fertility, and natural pregnancy and birth.
Her medical practice at SOHO OB/GYN in New York City is a sanctuary for truly holistic women's health care where her years of clinical experience, dedication to caring well for her patients, and interest in current research and innovation gives her the opportunity to sort out complex issues and offer a range and depth of options and treatments to meet her patients' needs.
Dr. Eden Fromberg is an international women's health consultant, working intimately with internationally renowned midwife Robin Lim, the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year, and the Yayasan Bumi Sehat gentle childbirth klinik in Bali, Indonesia, since 1997. She has worked collaboratively with midwives and birth centers in the Hudson Valley; Bali, Indonesia; and New York City, supporting culturally sensitive, gentle childbirth practices worldwide and participating in the education and training of midwives. She was integral to establishing the original Birth Center at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Her advanced suturing and obstetrical skills workshops for midwives are considered gold standard.
In additional to professional publications, Dr. Fromberg was an assistant researcher for “Obat Asli Bali: The Synthesis of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Modern Medicine in Bali, Indonesia” (Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Udayana University, Denpasar, Bali), and wrote the forward to “Eating For Two: Recipes for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women,” by Robin Lim. Dr. Fromberg appeared in the film The Business of Being Born (Ricki Lake & Abby Epstein, 2007) illuminating home birth and midwifery, and she was featured on the original The Business of Being Born message board/blog. She appeared in the Pregnancy Health Guru video series on fetal development, and is regularly quoted in print media and online. Dr. Eden Fromberg is a Medical Reviewer and writes for the Huffington Post, focusing on women's health issues and yoga. www.huffpost.com
YOGA & MEDITATION
Dr. Eden Fromberg’s intensive study of yoga began in 1983, and she has been teaching since 1997. Dr. Fromberg is the cofounder and director of Women’s Health & Fertility Yoga programs at Lila Yoga, Dharma & Wellness in New York City, home of the renowned Ma Yoga Prenatal classes and teacher trainings, and she is the founder of Purnami Yoga for Women, addressing the whole health, vital energy, nourishment, sacred sexuality, and optimal fertility of women throughout the life cycle. Her holistic and osteopathic medical training infuses her yoga teaching with a unique and specialized knowledge of the sacred mechanics of the female body. Dr. Fromberg's husband, Edizen Archer, a visual and martial artist, musician, and practitioner in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition since 1981, manages Lila, where he cultivated a spiritual home to welcome the emerging Buddhist programs, Dharma Punx, and The Interdependence Project, as part of his focus on the needs of the 'urban householder' practicing in the jeweled tower mandala/charnel ground zero of the city. He has received training and transmission from numerous respected teachers, and has been on the faculty at NYC's Tibet House. www.lilawellness.com, www.purnamiyoga.com, www.mayoganyc.com.
In the News
SOHO OB/GYN physician Dr. Eden Fromberg was featured in the Huffington Post where she interviewed yoga teacher Glenn Black in the wake of the recent NYTimes magazine article about yoga injuries. See her commentary here on how yoga can lead to orthopedic injuries in women that contribute to vulvar pain & sexual dysfunction.
Dr. Eden Fromberg was extensively quoted in an article on Natural Ways to Boost Fertility posted on the Mother Nature Network on April 5, 2012.
Dr. Eden Fromberg was featured in the online edition of Parents Magazine for her write up on Fertility-Boosting Yoga.
Click here for Dr. Fromberg's website
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Amy Meadow, RPA
Bio Coming Soon!
Hours: Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm.
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