Reconstructive pelvic surgeon and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at New York University’s Langone Center for Female Pelvic Medicine in New York City, Lauri Romanzi, MD maintains a broad spectrum of international health activities, including surgical missions, teaching, clinical protocol development, and regional needs assessments in conjunction with organizations such as Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Fistula Foundation, USAID, UNFPA, Worldwide Fistula Fund, EngenderHealth, Women And Health Alliance International, and Pakistan National Forum on Women's Health, among others These international humanitarian activities encompass obstetric fistula surgery, sequelae of female genital mutilation, and other pelvic floor disorders including incontinence, prolapse, and uterine resuspension surgery, for women in Niger, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somaliland, Togo, Nepal, Afghanistan and Pakistan. An active clinical researcher, she most recently published a novel, low-technology, effective method of uterine resuspension for women suffering pelvic organ prolapse.
She’s been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, Today, Good Morning America, Playboy Radio, NY Times, Fox 5, London Times, Italian Playboy, Dr Radio, More Magazine, Telemundo, Oprah Magazine and Cosmo Radio, among others. Her Kirkus reviewed book - Plumbing and Renovations –gives readers the inside scoop on feminine fitness. Dr. Romanzi lives in Manhattan.