Alyssa Dweck

Alyssa 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. 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). 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.

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