ALYSSA DWECK, MS, MD, FACOG, is a practicing gynecologist at the CareMount Medical in Westchester County, New York. She provides care to women of all ages; she has delivered thousands of babies. A graduate of Barnard College, she has a Masters Degree in Human Nutrition from Columbia University and her Medical Degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, now named Drexel University. Dr. Dweck trained at Lankenau Medical Center Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, where she was Chief Resident in 1994.
Dr. Dweck practices in Mount Kisco, NY and Carmel, NY and admits to Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, NY. She has been voted “Top Doctor” in New York Magazine and in Westchester County.
She is proficient in minimally invasive surgery including robotic surgery. She has a special interest and expertise in female sexual health and medical sex therapy. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a consultant at Massachusetts General Hospital, Vincents Memorial Ob/Gyn Service. She has served on the board of directors of the CareMount Medical in addition to ethics, quality assurance, and peer review committees. She is on the medical advisory board of Hope’s Door, a shelter from Domestic Violence and is a medical consultant for, Stepup-Speakout.org, a web community dedicated to resources and support for breast cancer related lymphedema.
Dr. Dweck has co-authored three books:
The Complete A to Z for your V
Everything you always wanted to know about being a woman, but didn’t know whom to ask
Breaking the mold on women’s health guides, The Woman’s A to Z for Your V tells women of all ages what they need to know about their own unique health as a woman. Whether you are researching a specific issue or just want a go-to reference for yourself, your daughter, your niece, or your partner, this book offers it all in a friendly, illustrated format from an expert in the field of women’s health. The book covers every topic the author, a well-respected OB/GYN with over 20 years of experience in practice, has been asked about in her career. This is the doctor’s guide for the laywoman, and it pulls no punches when talking about sex, shaving, what’s “normal,” vibrators, STDs, and beyond.
The Sexual Spark
The Sexual Spark is a thoughtful, user friendly and common sense guide to essential exercises meant to reignite passion in the bedroom. It is perfect for any and all couples or individuals, young or older, happy or struggling sexually, straight or gay. It will serve to complement those already in counseling, self help minded, or curious and adventurous. Health care professionals will find this an invaluable tool as well. This book is written by two gynecologists and nationally known experts in female sexual health and medical sex therapy.
V is for Vagina
“ V Is for Vagina answers more questions about your vagina, more conditions it might suffer from and more ways to obtain pleasure from it than you ever thought to ask. It’s a thorough — very thorough — examination of your friend and mine, the vagina.”
— Isadora Alman, MFT
Breaking the mold on women’s health guides, V Is for Vagina tells you the good, bad and time-for-a-trip-to-the-pharmacy truths. Covering everything from STDs and daily care to getting Brazilians and giving birth, this frank and funny guide will help every woman keep her lady flower happy and healthy. Featuring the most up-to-date, medically sound views on every V-jay related issue in a handy A–Z format.
Dr. Dweck is on the Health Advisory Board of Family Circle Magazine and contributes regularly to “Ask Anything” a monthly feature in Women’s Health Magazine. She contributed regularly to to YM Magazine, in a series called “paging Dr. Dweck”. She has also contributed to Cosmopolitan, SHAPE, Family Circle, Health, Women’s Health, Seventeen and Girl’s Life in print in addition to online sites including buzzfeed, cosmo, hellogiggles, womenshealthonline, and Foxnews.com, Shape.com, and PhillyNews.com to name a few. Dr. Dweck lectures at various Westchester public schools on relevant gynecologic subjects, including, Sexually Transmitted Infections. She was a research assistant for Dr. Joyce Brothers. Dr. Dweck is an accomplished triathlete who also enjoys sports cars in her ‘spare’ time.
She lives in Scarsdale, New York, with her husband, their two sons and their English bull dog.