Dr. Lauren Streicher is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Following an internship in Internal Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, she completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center. Since then she has been in private practice in Chicago, and is currently on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University’s medical school, The Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Streicher is well known throughout the Chicago area due to over 200 appearances on local and national news programs discussing all aspects of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 1992 she was a member of the WBBM Health Team, with weekly appearances. Dr. Streicher has participated multiple times on Chicago Tonight panel discussions and has appeared on The McNeil Lehrer Hour,ABC News Now, 20/20, and World News Tonight. She is a host of The Answered Patient and appears on NBC’s In The Loop with iVillage.
She is regularly quoted in major newspapers and magazines including The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, and many women’s magazines. Castle Connolly and Chicago Magazine have consistently recognized her as one of the “Top Doctors” in Chicago.
Her column, “Ask the Ob-Gyn” appears in The Chicago Sun Times. Her book, The Essential Guide to Hysterectomy was released in 2004. She contributes articles to many magazines and newspapers and is the health writer for Figure magazine. In addition she is a regular contributor to ABC.com.