about dr dweck

ALYSSA DWECK, MS, MD, FACOG, is a full-time practicing OB/GYN at the Mount Kisco Medical Group 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 Hospital in 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 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 Mount Kisco Medical Group 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 and co-author, Robin Westen, hope to remove some of the mystery and taboo surrounding many gynecologic issues in a humorous and chatty, but medically sound and up to date guide V is for Vagina Your A-Z Guide to Periods, Piercings , Pleasures and So Much More (Ulysses Press 2012). Fifty percent of the book’s proceeds will benefit the Fistula Foundation, an organization which raises awareness and helps to treat this obstetrical complication due to obstructed labor.

Dr. Dweck is on the Health Advisory Board of Family Circle Magazine and contributed regularly to YM Magazine, in a series called “paging Dr. Dweck”. She has also contributed to Cosmopolitan, SHAPE, Family Circle, Health, Women’s Health and Girl’s Life in print in addition to online sites including MORE.com, Foxnews.com, WomensHealthOnline.com, EverydayHealth.com, Parents.com, SheKnows.com, Shape.com, and PhillyNews.com to name a few.   Dr. Dweck lectures at various Westchester public schools on relevant gynecologic subjects, most recently, 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 Chappaqua, New York, with her husband, their two sons and their English bull dog.