Our Doctors

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Every answer on Impatient is written or reviewed by a leading medical expert in fields from urology and pathology to psychology, sociology, sexual health, endocrinology, and family medicine. Meet our doctors and medical advisors.

Our doctors

Dr. Michael Reitano

Physician in Residence, Roman Health

Dr. Michael Reitano is a nationally recognized physician who specializes in sexual health and wellness. His clinical research has been published in prestigious medical journals. He founded the National Herpes Advice Center, one of the first private facilities specializing in the treatment of herpes and other sexually transmitted diseases.  Dr. Reitano was also the founder and Editor in Chief of Sexual Health magazine, the nation’s first print magazine focused entirely on human sexuality. His expertise has been featured in publications including AskMen, Bustle, Lifehacker, Men’s Health, Playboy, VICE and more.

Dr. Pepper Schwartz Phd. D

Tenured Professor, Sociology, UW

Dr. Schwartz is an acclaimed author, researcher, television personality, and relationship expert. She is a tenured Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington and the relationship expert on the hit show Married at First Sight (currently in its eighth season). Schwartz’ accolades include writing 25 books on the subjects of love, sexuality, and commitment, including two New York Times Bestsellers. Four others were featured on Oprah. Schwartz has also served as AARP’s Love & Relationship Expert and created PerfectMatch.com’s matching algorithm.

Dr. Steven Lamm

Medical Director, NYU Tisch Center for Men’s Health

Dr. Lamm is the Medical Director at NYU Langone’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Men’s Health. He is a world-renowned physician and known to millions as the doctor on ABC-TV’s The View. A graduate of Columbia University and New York University School of Medicine, he is active in clinical research. In addition, he is a panel physician for the New York State Athletic Commission. Lamm regularly offers his analyses and comments on a wide variety of health- and medical-related topics on television and radio, including Oprah and Lifetime Today.

Dr. Jeff Gardere PhD

Assistant Professor and Course Director of Behavioral Medicine, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Jeff, “America’s Psychologist,” is the author of 10 books including Smart Parenting for African Americans. A respected academic, he is one of the most widely sought-after experts in the field of mental health.

Dr. Seth Cohen

Associate Professor, Urology, NYU

Dr. Cohen specializes in male sexual health. His current research is being conducted in cooperation with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is a classic clinician embracing both the care of patients and the education of the next generation of doctors.