SHELDON H. CHERRY, MD

Dr. Sheldon H. Cherry is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in Miami. He has built a national reputation as a researcher in the reproductive and women's health field. He was an early pioneer in the use of amniotic fluid for genetic diagnosis and fetal therapy in pregnancy in conjunction with an NIH RO1 Grant.


As former Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, he taught at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and is a past member of the American College of Surgeons and the New York Obstetrical Society, and is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Cherry is the senior editor of "Complications Of Pregnancy", a classic medical textbook in its fourth edition.

Dr. Cherry is also the author of several books on woman’s health for the general public. A Book-of-the-Month-Club selection, the book "Understanding Pregnancy and Childbirth" is now in  its 19th printing, 4th edition, and has sold over a million copies. His books have been published in Russia, France,England, Canada, Spain, and Israel.

Other books by Dr. Cherry include "The Menopause Myth" (1976), "For Woman of All Ages" (1979), and "Planning Ahead For Pregnancy" (1983) and "The Menopause Book" (1995) in conjunction with Dr. Carolyn D Runowicz, a prominent gynecologic oncologist. They recently completed a new book, “The Answer To Cancer” (2005). He is a frequent expert guest on television, such as "Good Morning America" and the “Today Show”. He has appeared on many of the local radio interview shows such as Joan Hamburg Show as well as many of the local TV shows such as Good Day New York and Regis Philbin, and is often consulted and quoted in magazines and newspapers such as New York Times, Prevention, Vogue, Good Housekeeping, Cosmo, Harper’s, Redbook, and Working Woman among others.

He has done over 5 national media tours in conjunction with the publication of his books. He was recently the monthly columnist for Parents Magazine on pregnancy and childbirth. In the past he has also been a consultant to the Tambrands and Warner Lambert Companies. He has been named as a "Top Doctor In America" and named in "Who's Who In The World". As early as 1980, Dr. Cherry warned of the dangers of routine hormone replacement therapy in menopause. Twenty five years later his work was confirmed.
 
Dr. Cherry was born in New York City and received his medical training at Columbia University. His wife, Dr Carolyn Runowicz, is an Executive Associate Dean at the FIU Medical School, and past President of the American Cancer Society.

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