THE CLINICAL TEAM

Michelle P. Warren, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Michelle P. Warren earned her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. She is board-certified in internal medicine, with a subspecialty in endocrinology and has trained in reproductive endocrinology. Dr. Warren is a Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner.

Dr. Warren is the founder and Medical Director of the Center for Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women’s Health since 1997. A pioneer in the effects of eating disorders and athletics on the menstrual cycle, Dr. Warren was the first to identify skeletal problems, including scoliosis and stress fractures that occur in young women as a result of menstrual irregularities. Over a lifetime of practice focusing on women's health, she has written numerous articles and textbook chapters and lectures and teaches extensively on menopause, oral contraceptives, anorexia nervosa, menstrual irregularities, amenorrhea in athletes, and osteoporosis. She offers individualized treatment for perimenopause and menopause. She has published a book on sports and hormones. She conducts clinical trials and medical research and has been named four times Best Doctor by NY Magazine as well as Best Doctor in America since 2004.

To make an appointment to see Dr. Warren, please call 212-737-4664 or make an appointment online by clicking here.


Tara I. Allmen, MD, F.A.C.O.G

Dr. Tara Allmen is a Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner and a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. She earned her bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University, her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Allmen joined the Center for Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women's Health in 1999. Since then, she has spent many years helping patients and educating medical professionals around the country on perimenopause and menopausal medicine. In 2006, Dr. Allmen established The Allmen Foundation, a non-profit organization. The Foundation has supported women's health endeavors every year since. The North American Menopause Society refers to Dr. Allmen as a “Visionary” contributor.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Allmen, please call 646-784-7252.


Cynthia Berkley, MD

Dr. Cynthia Berkley earner her bachelor's degree cum laude in Biology from Mount Holyoke College and her medical degree from Columbia University. She completed her residency in internal medicine also at Columbia Universiy and is board certified in internal medicine. An attending physician at Columbia University Medical Center, she cared for medical patients admitted to the hospital wards as well as the intensive care unit. She has a longstanding focus in women's healthcare issues and has done extensive work on cervical cancer and obstetric hemorrhage for women in the developing world.

A certified menopause practitioner and member of The North American Menopause Society Dr. Berkley is currently the Women's Health Scholar at the Center For Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women's Health. Dr. Berkley is involved in both clinical trial research as well as patient care.

To make an appointment to see Dr. Berkley, please call 212-737-4664


Felicia A. Mendelsohn Curanaj, M.D.

Dr. Felicia A. Mendelsohn Curanaj currently serves as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Endocrinologist at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital.  She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of disorders of the endocrine system.  She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a Diplomate in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.  Dr. Mendelsohn is also a Certified Menopause Practitioner recognized by the North American Menopause Society, which signifies her advanced skill and experience in the treatment of menopause and related conditions. 

Dr. Mendelsohn received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and graduated with her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  She then completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine.  To further her knowledge and training, Dr. Mendelsohn completed a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at New York University Medical Center, and was a Women’s Health Scholar and Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  She has received numerous awards throughout her career, including the Chief Resident Recognition Award at Yale University and the Physical Diagnosis Teaching Award at New York University.  

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mendelsohn, please call 212-746-6290 for her East Side office or 646-962-2110 for her West Side office.


Aimee D. Shu, M.D.

Dr. Aimee Shu is board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology. She concentrated in public policy at Princeton University, and earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 2003. She completed her internal medicine residency at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA; and her endocrinology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Shu's clinical interests include infertility, polycystic ovarian syndrome, menopause, adrenal disorders, thyroid diseases, metabolic bone diseases, pituitary dysfunction, and diabetes mellitus. She has participated in research involving osteoporosis in HIV-infected women, novel imaging techniques for evaluating skeletal health, and medication compliance. As the Women's Health Scholar at the Center for Menopause, Hormonal Disorders, and Women's Health, she is involved with both clinical research and patient care. Outside of medicine, Dr. Shu enjoys running, yoga, and cooking. Dr. Aimee Shu is presently practicing at Stanford where she is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Gerontology & Metabolism, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto California.


Sonal Chaudhry, M.D.

Dr. Sonal Chaudhry graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with majors in the Biological Basis of Behavior and South Asian Regional Studies. She earned her medical degree from UMNDJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. She then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY, and subsequently her fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at NYU Medical Center. During her time at NYU, she studied and later co-authored a paper on thyroid autoimmunity and infertility in older women.

Dr. Chaudhry’s clinical interests include polycystic ovarian syndrome, gestational diabetes, thyroid disorders in pregnancy, infertility, menopause, and osteoporosis. She is currently the Women’s Health Scholar at the Center for Menopause, Hormonal Disorders, and Women's Health. Dr Chaudhry is presently working as an assistant professor in medicine and sees patients at the Women’s Health Center which opened at NYU. Details can be found at http://www.med.nyu.edu/biosketch/chauds05.


Yael Swica, M.D.

Dr. Yael Swica is a Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner. She is a board certified family physician with a subspecialty in family planning and was a Women's Health Scholar at the Center for Menopause. Dr. Swica earned her bachelor’s degree in philosophy at Columbia University, a master’s in theological studies at Harvard Divinity School, her medical degree at Albany Medical College, as well as a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University. She completed her residency and fellowship training in the departments of Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, both at Columbia. Dr. Swica has conducted extensive research in the field of reproductive health and is currently working on a research project on the effect of hormone use on blood pressure in menopausal women. She offers personalized treatment for perimenopause, menopause, PCOS, contraception and reproductive health, as well as general women’s health.

To make an appointment to see Dr. Swica, please call 646-543-5237 or visit www.villagewomenshealth.com

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